Are Muscle-Building Supplements a Good Idea?
Want to put on muscle? Who wouldn’t: It keeps you strong enough to do the things you love now, and it’s a great investment for later, since muscle improves bone mineral density and mobility as you age. People with more muscle mass have better outcomes when they’re sick, and quicker recoveries. It’s hard not to be tempted by the powders, protein bars, and shakes promising to help. Whey, creatine, and branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) are among the most popular of these. But what do they actually do, and who (if anyone) should take them?  [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] Star...
Source: TIME: Health - April 1, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Donavyn Coffey Tags: Uncategorized Evergreen freelance healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Bizarre new TikTok weight loss hack... COTTAGE CHEESE (but the dietitians aren't convinced)
Videos claim you can eat cookie dough made from cottage cheese and protein powder 'every single day' still lose body fat. But Nutritionist Rob Hobson says this claim is 'unfounded'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 18, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ascent Protein Announces Partnership With Orangetheory Fitness As First Official Protein Powder
Ascent, one of America's fastest-growing sports nutrition brands, announces a nationwide partnership with Orangetheory Fitness (OTF) as the brand's first Official Protein Powder Partner. Ascent's 100% Whey Protein Powder and Plant Protein Powder – available in Vanilla, Chocolate and... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 3, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: LIC Source Type: news

Ascent ® Protein Launches New 100% Whey Peppermint Mocha Flavor
Ascent Protein, a leader in the sports nutrition category, announced today the release of a new, limited-time-only flavor of their 100% Whey Protein Powder Blend in Peppermint Mocha. This nostalgic holiday flavor is a combination of refreshing peppermint and comforting notes of mocha and... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 1, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: PDT Source Type: news

Evogen Nutrition Expands Flagship Protein Powder with IsoJect Clear
Evogen Nutrition, a sports nutrition and supplementation leader, launches an extension to their best-selling line of whey isolate powders with new light, refreshing, and fruity IsoJect Clear protein flavors. IRVING, Texas, Sept. 2, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Evogen Nutrition, a pioneer in... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 2, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: PDT Source Type: news

Medifast plans to expand into sports nutrition as revenue declines
Medifast hopes that a new line of protein powder and athletic supplements can expand the company's customer base. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 9, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Matt Hooke Source Type: news

‘The Game Changers’ Producer James Wilks Launches Upcycled Sports Nutrition Company FȲTA Ahead Of Vegan Documentary’s 2025 Sequel
FȲTA (pronounced as “fight-ah”), a new sports and active nutrition company founded by James Wilks, the famed producer and star of vegan documentary “The Game Changers,” has officially gone live this week. Starting with easy-to-mix protein powder available in three different flavors: creamy…#jameswilks #gamechangers #everpro #evergrain #wilks #greek #ufc #fȳta #anheuserbuschinbev #netflix (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 22, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pre-Workout Powders Are Gaining Popularity. Do They Work?
If you’ve trained your social-media algorithms to serve you even a little bit of fitness content, scrolling your TikTok feed might feel like wandering the aisles of a vitamin store. Workout vlogs often feature a prominently displayed tub of something called pre-workout powder: Just mix a scoop into a glass of water, down it before exercising, and you’ll instantly become more efficient and energized during your workout. That’s the hoped-for benefit, anyway. The reality is more of a gamble. “Pre-workout,” a packaged powder that contains at least a dozen supplements—and usually more—...
Source: TIME: Health - April 7, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Haley Weiss Tags: Uncategorized Diet & Nutrition healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

John Cena, Jason Momoa Teaming for Rowdy Action Comedy ‘Killer Vacation’ at Warner Bros. (EXCLUSIVE)
Pack your protein powder — John Cena and Jason Momoa are attached to star in the rowdy new action comedy “Killer Vacation.” Warner Bros. has recruited the musclebound actors for the feature project, plot details for which are currently under wraps (thought we imagine it involves a holiday gone…#pierremorel #kingofatlantis #johnrickard #wbsdcfilmsunit #jamesgunn #dune #killervacation #aquaman #peacemaker #vacationfriends (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consuming whey protein can cause ‘significant decrease’ in cholesterol levels - study
According to a study, a certain protein powder could help lower cholesterol levels - among other health benefits. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr Daniel Amen's shopping list for a healthy brain: How to live longer
Top psychiatrist, Dr Daniel Amen, from California, has shared his favourite foods for sustaining brain-health in a post to Facebook including dips, eggs, protein powder and quinoa (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

TikTok trend of 'proffee' - protein mixed with coffee - may be HARMFUL, experts warn
Doctors and nutritionists warn too much coffee can lead to irregular heart rhythm and that protein powder is used. can come with too many added sugars or lead to excess protein intake. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

We are all either desperately lonely – or desperate for alone time. Which are you? | Emma Beddington
I have had no more than a few hours on my own in a year. All this time with my family means I never have time to thinkWhat would you give for a day on your own? Fifty pounds, £1,000, a toe? Perhaps that feels offensive: it depends, of course, how you have spent the past 365. You might sacrifice a digit for a soft body to slump against on the sofa, for the hot, heavy weight of a sleeping child numbing your arm or a hand within reaching distance when the night-time dread sets in. There is an epidemic of loneliness: 36% of Americans in a recent surveyreported feeling lonely at least “frequently” during the pandemic; in t...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 22, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Emma Beddington Tags: Family Society Psychology Life and style Relationships Source Type: news

They ’re Healthy. They’re Sustainable. So Why Don’t Humans Eat More Bugs?
Sylvain Hugel is one of the world’s foremost experts on crickets of the Indian Ocean Islands. So when he received an email from a fellow entomologist in March 2017 asking for help identifying a species in Madagascar that could be farmed for humans to consume, he thought it was a joke. “I’m working to protect those insects, not eat them,” the French academic responded tartly. But the emails from Brian Fisher, an ant specialist at the California Academy of Sciences, in San Francisco, kept coming. Fisher had been doing fieldwork in Madagascar when he realized that the forests where both he and Hugel c...
Source: TIME: Science - February 26, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Aryn Baker Tags: Uncategorized Evergreen feature Londontime longform overnight Sustainability TIME 2030 Source Type: news

Top 10 protein powders to kick start your January
PROTEIN POWDER isn't just for gym fanatics who are trying to get as buff as possible, they're also a great way for any health-conscious person to hit their daily protein targets in a stress-free way. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news