Is whey protein bad for you?

one of the many whey protein supplements on the market

One of the many whey protein supplements on the market

Just about every guy I know who goes to the gym is either taking, or is thinking about taking protein supplements. This review explains that protein supplementation immediately after resistance training can enhance muscle hypertrophy. Furthermore, taking protein may enhance recovery from exercise, or decrease muscle damage.

Whey protein is one of the most popular protein supplements on the market. Whey is a whole protein found in milk, the other being casein. We ingest and absorb protein into our body, break it down into amino acids and then use it to build our own body’s proteins, such as muscle.

But is it safe to take protein supplements?

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Chia seeds for weight loss and health

chia-seeds

are chia seeds as amazing as they have been made out to be?

Chia seeds (from the plant Salvia hispanica) have been endorsed by many as a superfood. And rightly so – Chia seeds have one of the highest omega-3 fatty acid content of any food and is one of the most powerful whole food antioxidants we know.

When chia seeds are added to water, they expand to form a gel. There are claims that when this occurs in your stomach, you will feel more full and be able to lose weight.

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