Tag: supplement

Why Ice Cream is Better Than Protein Powder

In the post Thinking About Supplements – 2012 Edition, I said this about protein powder.

Pure garbage. The limiting factor in gaining muscle is not protein. It is calories. I only wish I have figured this out years ago.

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Thinking About Supplements – 2012 Edition

It has been 2 years since my Thinking About Supplements post. If you want to know why I have an anti-supplement bias, go read that post. Despite my bias, I have spent the last year trying many different supplements in … [continue reading]

L-Tyrosine is my NZT-48

In the previous post Distraction Diet 3, I mentioned that I actually found a supplement that increases my ability to focus. That supplement is the amino acid L-Tyrosine. Before I explain how, I want to remind readers that I … [continue reading]

Think You Know Vitamin D?

Until last week, I thought I understood Vitamin D. Then I attended a presentation by Green Pasture and was introduced to the Vitamin D Handbook: Structures, Synonyms, and Properties. This is an academic book that sells new for $145. … [continue reading]

Thinking About Supplements

I am not a big believer in supplements. For the most part, I see the supplement industry as a bunch of charlatans selling the modern version of snake oil. The supplement industry profits by exploiting your health fears and then [continue reading]

Androstenedione and Baseball Silliness

I have no love for baseball. Not only is the game boring, but they have a childish view of steroids that I don’t have the energy to debate at this time. This post is about a story I saw on … [continue reading]