What is Collagen and the Benefits?

What is Collagen and the Benefits?

What is Collagen? Collagen is a protein. We have various proteins in our bodies made up of amino acids. There are 20 different types of amino acids. These can be combined to make any one of the estimated 80,000 – 400,000 proteins that exist in our bodies. These proteins are broken down into 8 groups […]

What Is MCT Oil? Benefits and the Best Option

What is mct oil

What is MCT Oil? With the recent popularity of coconut oil and its health benefits, a lot of people have been asking, what is MCT oil? MCT stands for medium-chain triglycerides. Triglycerides are very important when it comes to your health and your body composition (fat to muscle ratio). Scientifically speaking, a triglyceride is a […]

What is an Oxidant?


What is an Oxidant and Why Should I Care? Let’s answer the question, what is an oxidant? A lot of people talk about antioxidants and say they are good for us, but how many of us actually know why? Antioxidants are a natural way of detoxing. Detoxing is the process by which we detoxify, or […]

What are BCAAs? Why Should I Take Them?


First, What Are Amino Acids? BCAAs belong to a group called amino acids. Amino acids are what is left once we digest proteins. Our body collects, organizes and puts them back together as proteins we need. Proteins make up 75% of our entire body. It’s like cutting down a tree to make paper. We can’t […]

How to Boost the Immune System With Supplements

Immune System

Stop Being Sick Most people have heard the term “immune system“, but how many actually know how it works? Your immune system is actually a group of particular cells, mostly white blood cells. These cells are made in certain organs to protect you from bacteria, viruses, toxins and any other pathogens that may cause you […]

Health Benefits of L-Theanine – Caffeine’s Partner

Cup of Tea

Theanine is an Amino Acid Theanine is an amino acid. To learn more about amino acids, check out What Are Amino Acids? Usually, an amino acid is what is left after we break down proteins. When someone says “protein”, most people think of meat, fish or eggs. However, proteins find many forms and there are […]

What is L-Glutamine For? Why Should I Take It?


The Popular Amino Acid Glutamine is an amino acid. If you want to know more about amino acids, read What Are Amino Acids?  Glutamine makes up 30% of the amino acid-based nitrogen in our bodies. We use Glutamine for more amino acid interactions than any other amino acid. It is considered a non-essential amino acid […]

What is the Best Multivitamin? What Makes Them Different?

Tablet Vitamins

What is a Multivitamin For? Before we can talk about which is the best multivitamin, we need to take a look at what they are actually used for. We have done a lot to figure out what we need in a day. So far, we have learned the following: Optimal amounts of vitamins and minerals Minimum amounts […]