Is soy good for building muscles?

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The bodybuilding forums are full of messages about soy protein, one swears by it, the other says you should take whey protein better. Whatever you often hear coming back, athletes are afraid of the so-called phytoestrogens in soy protein, or the vegetable variant of human estrogen. And as we all know, you don’t want to have too much female estrogens in your body as a strength athlete! Is this fear justified? Does soy protein increase estrogen and at the same time lower male testosterone levels? With this article we are…

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What Is Protein And Why Do You Need It?

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Proteins are very important for the human body and for athletes among us, for muscle growth and recovery. But what are proteins anyway? In this article I explain everything you need to know about proteins and what the body does with them. Why proteins are important proteins are large molecules that consist of amino acids that our body and the cells that make up it need to function properly. Our body structure, functions, regulation of cellular maintenance and tissue cannot exist without protein. About 20 percent of a person’s total…

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How To Lose Weight

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Perhaps you have started losing weight based on the articles and tips on digitalstico. In that case: very good and congratulations! The first step in a new healthy lifestyle has been taken. Because this path is often characterized by multiple ups and downs, we want to give you a number of tips in this article to help you lose weight. Weight loss tips that will help you lose weight, but also when you need to repackage yourself if your motivation is lost. Basic rules To lose weight What are calories?…

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Is Brown Rice Protein A Complete Protein?


Rice protein is a vegetable protein isolate and, as the name suggests, is extracted from rice, mainly whole-grain rice. Rice protein isolate can be a good alternative for vegetarians and vegans and has some very interesting properties. How is rice protein isolate extracted? A common method is to treat whole grain rice with enzymes that separate the carbohydrates from the proteins. This ultimately results in a powder isolate, which is sometimes flavored and used in smoothies. Rice protein is hypo allergenic A big advantage of rice protein isolate is that…

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Is Brown Rice Protein Powder Good For You?

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short answer Brown rice protein powder is a ideal protein powder for weight loss Helps with muscle growth and recovery Has many health benefits Is a allergy-friendly protein Is suitable for vegetarians and vegans Has additional benefits compared to whey protein Rice may not be the first thing you think of if you want to get extra protein. In general, rice is known by athletes as a good source of carbohydrates, whatever it is. However, protein powder from brown rice is quite well known. Among other things, it is dairy…

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REVIEW: Whey Perfection Special Series

Review Whey Perfection Special Series

Whey Perfection Special Series BENEFITS Contains 50% whey isolate 23 grams of protein per shake With real pieces of chocolate, fruit or vanilla No artificial flavors CONS More expensive than normal Whey Perfection Fewer different flavors The Whey Perfection Special Series Review About: Ease of use Taste Nutritional values Whey Perfection Special Series! Is unprecedentedly good in terms of nutritional values, composition and taste. Completely free from artificial additives, no less than 50% whey isolate, real pieces of fruit, chocolate or vanilla and sweetened with natural ingredients. Whey Perfection Special…

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Ketogenic Diet: The Positive Story

The concept of the ketogenic diet is not new; it has become known in many variations and under many names. There are many similarities with the Atkins Diet, and it is close family of other popular diets such as the South Beach diet and the Paleo diet. Today we look at the arguments that speak for a ketogenic diet. Shortly afterwards attention will be paid to the arguments against a ketogenic diet. Three Types Of Ketogenic Diet First of all, we distinguish between three different types of ketogenic diet: The…

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Quorn, A Source Of Mycoprotein, Better For Muscle Mass Than Milk Proteins

According to recent research, the mycoprotein in Quorn would lead to more muscle growth than proteins from milk. This would make this animal protein replacement a very interesting alternative for strength athletes. Protein for muscle mass The role of proteins for muscle mass is one of the most discussed topics on this blog. The amino acids in proteins are the building blocks with which proteins can be built up in muscle cells (“protein synthesis”). Muscles are constantly breaking down and building proteins. Which process dominates determines whether your muscles grow…

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Review Body & Fit Vegan Perfection

Vegan Perfection from Body & Fit is a vegetable-based protein powder. Proteins from peas and brown rice form the basis for this alternative to animal proteins. this review we look at what you can expect from this protein mix. Vegan Perfection In this review I will only briefly discuss practical and subjective aspects such as taste and solubility. On the one hand, because I can also keep that short. The solubility of the shake is excellent. This falls a bit between that of whey and casein, but is then closer…

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What Is Garcinia Cambogia?

Garcinia Cambogia Garcinia cambogia is a plant that is in the spotlight because of the (supposed) appetite-suppressing and weight-reducing effect of the fruit. In this article we check to what extent these claims have been confirmed in research. Garcinia cambogia is the Latin name for a tree that is also called Malabar tamarind. The tree owes its name to the French / Dutch botanist Laurent Garcin, among others. In English the tree is called Garcinia gummi-gutta but also brindleberry, Malabar tamarind and kudam puli The Garcinia gummi-gutta bears yellow /…

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