Category Archives: Supplement Science

Androstenedione: What is it?

Androstenedione is a naturally occurring, 19-carbon, steroid hormone produced in the adrenal glands, the gonads of mammals and the pollen of many plants. Androstenedione derives from either 17-a-hydroxyprogesterone or dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), and its production along the biological pathway to naturally become testosterone.

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What is Glutamine?

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What is it?

Cissus quadrangularis, a medicinal plant indigenous to Asia and Africa, is used for many ailments such as burns, gastrointestinal complaints, backache, body and febrile pain, malaria, and especially treatment of hemorrhoids.

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What is MicroLactin?

MicroLactin is essentially milk. It contains all the anti-inflammatory properties of milk, including enzymes, cytokines, EGF, antiproliferative agents, and antioxidants (Goldman et al. 1996). However, this milk is different than normal milk because it is taken from "hyper-immunized" cows (which are treated in New Zealand). These "hyper-immunized" cows have been injected with bacteria that trigger an immune response, leading to an increase in antibodies and anti-inflammatory agents.

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What it is:
Leucine is one of three branched chained amino acids (BCAA) that are part of the essential amino acid group. The chemical formula of leucine is C6H13NO2. The chemical names for leucine are 2-amino-4-methylvaleric acid, alpha-aminoisocaproic acid, and (S)-2-amino-4-methylpentanoic acid. Though these names may make leucine sound complicated, its role as a supplement seems to be fairly straightforward.

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In depth look at Cortisol

The hormone cortisol is produced in the adrenal cortex in response to adrenal cortical stimulating hormone (ACTH) produced in the pituitary gland. Cortisol plays an important role in regulating blood sugar, energy production, inflammation, the immune system and healing.

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As athletes, we are always trying to push ourselves to new limits. Whether that is to become STRONGER, FASTER, BIGGER, or to have more ENDURANCE! Well, I have some good news, Muscle Pharm's ASSAULT™ is revolutionizing the supplement world, offering the first pre-workout supplement ever to use the SUMA root in conjunction with other proven scientific ingredients such as Beta Alanine, Creatine Ethyl Ester, L-Arginine, and much more.

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For maximum muscle growth, it's not just what you eat, but when you eat it, that makes all the difference.

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Protein in Nutrition

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