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Why you should not underestimate the muscular benefits of bean protein


The biological value of protein from beans is not that good when you compare it with high-quality animal proteins. If you are vegan and want to build muscle mass, can you still use protein from beans?

Spirulina, an unlikely supplement for erectile dysfunction

Spirulina, an unlikely supplement for erectile dysfunction
Spirulina, an unlikely supplement for erectile dysfunction


Brazilian researchers at the Federal University of Paraiba come to this conclusion after experiments they conducted with corpulent rats.

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Superior weight-loss diet: high protein plus capsaicin supplements


If weight loss is your aim, nothing works better than a diet with relatively large amounts of protein. Well, that's what we always thought...

Capsaicin keeps metabolic rate high during weight loss diet

Capsaicin keeps metabolic rate high during weight loss diet
Capsaicin keeps metabolic rate high during weight loss diet


You can probably speed up a weight loss diet a little by consuming a gram of chilli powder at meals. Human study.

Snacking in the evening comes at the expense of muscle and strength


The most illogical and counter-intuitive nutritional trick to build more muscle that we have encountered in scientific literature so far.

Proline supplementation stimulates immune system

Proline supplementation stimulates immune system
Proline supplementation stimulates immune system


If you're suffering from flu, or you've just had a vaccination, then supplementation with the amino acid proline can give your immune system a boost.

The optimal incline bench press | An EMG study


At an upright angle of 30 degrees. Not more.

Do NO boosters inhibit the coronavirus?
Do NO boosters inhibit the coronavirus?


The NO boosters used by fitness fanatics and bodybuilders may protect against the dreaded coronavirus. In vitro-study.

Sprint faster with betaine


Recreational athletes can improve their sprinting capacity by taking a daily 2.5 g betaine for a week.

Soda, the fizzy nail in your coffin


Every glass of soda you drink daily increases your risk of death by 5 percent.

A longevity drug that protects against almost all causes of death


There is a longevity drug that protects against deadly cardiovascular disease, lung disease, cancer and even suicidal depression.

This is what collagen supplements do to your knee cartilage


Rheumatologists at Tufts Medical Center have recorded the effect by making MRI scans

DHEA supplements increase IGF-1 levels



This is perhaps the most effective version of the lateral raise 16.10.20
Longer steroid cycles, more side effects 15.10.20
An unsuspected muscle food: blueberries 14.10.20
Outdoor workouts motivate better than indoor workouts 13.10.20
Collagen supplement reduces pain in worn out knees 12.10.20
Suicidal ideation less prevalent in strong men 11.10.20
Dioscorea esculenta supplement boosts DHT in athletes 10.10.20
Dioscorea esculenta increases the concentration of DHT in muscles 09.10.20
Intensive weight training helps fight depression 08.10.20
Vitamin B reduces stress | Meta study 07.10.20
Eating too much but staying lean thanks to strength training 06.10.20
Which one is better? Bench press with a cambered bar or bench press with a standard bar? 05.10.20
How vitamin C might prevent blood vessel calcification 04.10.20)
Testosterone levels go off the scale with holy basil 03.10.20
Cranberries help immune system fight colds and flu 02.10.20
Magnesium and vitamin B6 combination mitigates ADHD 01.10.20
MSM speeds up post-weight training recovery 30.09.20
EPA is an antidepressant 29.09.20
Creatine-HMB combination increases athletes' testosterone level 28.09.20
Meta-study negative about HMB efficacy 27.09.20
Pilot study | Nandrolone alleviates joint pain 26.09.20
Curcumin just as effective antidepressant as Prozac, study concludes 25.09.20
Collagen supplement eases athletes' sore joints 24.09.20
Unstable weights | Bench press, only better 23.09.20
Lose weight faster by eating carbs in the evening only 22.09.20
Eat citrus fruit for strong bones 21.09.20
AKG, a problematic health span enhancer 20.09.20
Citrus limon extract reduces pain, but does not make you drowsy 19.09.20
Sweetener sucralose reduces insulin sensitivity | Human study 17.09.20
Broken hip? Strength training increases the chance that you will still be alive in a year 16.09.20
Androgens deteriorate immune system 15.09.20
Menthol protects runners and cyclists against hot weather 14.09.20
Building muscles with low loads? Train them to failure 13.09.20
EPA increases testosterone levels 12.09.20
A good night's rest protects against colds 11.09.20
Spermidine improves memory in over-60s | Pilot study 10.09.20
Get over colds faster thanks to a combination of zinc and vitamin C 09.09.20
Do spermidine supplements prevent dementia? 08.09.20
Fish oil supplements improve testicular health 07.09.20
Spermidine is a life extender 06.09.20
Spermidine supplementation stops cardiovascular aging 05.09.20
C60 supplements are contaminated 03.09.20
Weighing yourself every day keeps your weight stable 02.09.20
Feeling good? You're likely to live longer 01.09.20
Chewing gum will reduce your energy intake by 36 kcal 31.08.20
More vitamin C, more muscle 30.08.20
Supplementation with MCP slows prostate cancer 29.08.20
Omega-3 fatty acids protect the cognitive abilities of over 60s 27.08.20
Is LGD-4033 liver toxic? 26.08.20
Animal study: less fat with fenugreek 25.08.20
Lose weight with Pu-Erh tea 24.08.20
Distressing results | 20 SARM 'supplements' tested 23.08.20
Tea drinkers have stronger bones 22.08.20
Vitamin D deficiency reduces survival after coronavirus infection 21.08.20
Withaferin-A, an anti-estrogen (and maybe also an anabolic) in ashwagandha 20.08.20
C60 is orally available 18.08.20
One hour walking a day increases survival chances of colorectal cancer patients 17.08.20
C60 makes muscles tireless 16.08.20
Practicing Tai-Chi or Qigong gives you more immune cells 15.08.20
Acne? Your whey protein might be the problem 14.08.20
Piperine increases cannabidiol bioavailability 13.08.20
A capsule of L-ornithine may take the edge off your hangover 12.08.20
High blood sugar level makes you look older 11.08.20
C3, the 'successor' to C60 (note the quotes, dear readers) 10.08.20
Can C60 double your lifespan? 09.08.20
Vitamin C supplement lowers blood pressure 08.08.20
Whey enhances the effect of strength training on muscle mass, collagen does not 07.08.20
Animal study: spirulina prevents dementia 06.08.20
Cinnamon boosts IGF-1, rejuvenates skin 05.08.20
Cinnamon fights migraines 04.08.20
These Echinacea components kill cancer cells 03.08.20
The anti-diabetes effect of Green Coffee Bean 02.08.20
Growth hormone therapy does not increase the risk of cancer 01.08.20
Animal study: L-citrulline supplementation accelerates healing of broken bones 31.07.20
400-mg capsule of L-ornithine improves sleep 30.07.20
Protein intake key factor in growth hormone's anabolic effect 29.07.20)
A glass of tomato juice makes exercise even more healthy 28.07.20
Carotenoids in carrots, oranges and tomatoes protect against dementia 27.07.20
Selenium helps maintain the muscle strength of the over-eighties 26.07.20
Trees protect against cancer 25.07.20
Strong muscles, strong immune system 24.07.20
Less pain with fish oil 23.07.20
BAM15, the 'light' version of DNP 22.07.20
Tongkat Ali raises testosterone levels in over-fifties 21.07.20
Are supplements companies messing with kratom? 20.07.20
More betaine in your diet, more muscle mass 19.07.20
Human study | This is the analgesic effect of kratom 18.07.20
Every 10 g carrot reduces chance of prostate cancer by 5 percent 17.07.20
Why supplements are a better source of 10-DHA than fresh Royal Jelly 16.07.20
HMB works, meta-study says 15.07.20
Strength training cures mouse arm and tennis elbow 14.07.20
Betaine & choline | Body recompositioning nutrients that protect against cancer 13.07.20
Green tea inhibits cortisol synthesis 12.07.20
Cur2004-8 more effective than curcumin, animal study 11.07.20
Hormone factor in Royal Jelly keeps skin young 10.07.20
Animal study: lean or fat, old or young, Bay 60-6583 improves your body composition 09.07.20
Green tea improves cholesterol 08.07.20
Can oranges extend your life? 07.07.20
50 mg vitamin B1 supplement improves your mood and speeds up your reactions 06.07.20
Started running? Carnitine makes you fit (and lean) faster 05.07.20
Too little protein at breakfast and lunch inhibits muscle growth in the elderly 04.07.20
Use betaine, lose pounds of fat 03.07.20
Eat two kiwis for a good night's rest 02.07.20
Too little TB-500 does not work, neither does too much 01.07.20
European labs detect gly-GHRP-2, gly-GHRP-6 en ala-GH in research chemicals 30.06.20
Rhodiola rosea helps weekend athletes cross the finish line more quickly 29.06.20
Carrots are healthier if you don't peel them 28.06.20
EPA, DHA, and GLA fight acne 27.06.20
Supplement helps hyperactive children to focus 26.06.20
Carnitine makes type 2 diabetics healthier 25.06.20
Boss who does weight training is a nicer boss 24.06.20
Red Ginseng stimulates muscle growth, increases stamina 23.06.20
Loneliness makes stress even more unhealthy 22.06.20
Very old but in top shape | The promise of interleukin-37 21.06.20
Is DMHA present in Kigelia africana? 20.06.20
Hyaluronic Acid supplements restore moisture balance in dry skin 19.06.20
In combination with betaine, stims may burn more fat 18.06.20
Build muscles but eat little protein? Use L-citrulline 17.06.20
Are you anxious, worried and not sleeping well? Maybe CBD will help 16.06.20
Daily half hour of meditation protects against burnout 15.06.20)
MSM, a muscle enhancer that sabotages cancer cells 14.06.20
Ginger, a natural hay fever medicine 13.06.20
Difference between good and average student is twenty minutes sleep 12.06.20
MSM, growth hormone and IGF-1 | Stronger bones, stronger muscles? 11.06.20