Benefits of Creatine

Creatine is a supplement that has gone through its own highs and lows. When Creatine entered the market it was touted as a natural replacement for steroids. It, like all new supplements, was going to change the market forever. It was purported to increase lean muscle...

Multi-Vitamin Studies

Anti-Social School Behavior: Decreased: DB PC 463 Hispanic students ages 6-12 at half-dose. 47% less in vitamin-mineral tabs. Lasted entire school year and teacher gave pills. The effect of vitamin-mineral supplementation on juvenile delinquency among American...

Taking a Multi-Vitamin for a Healthy Lifestyle

Everyone has a different reason for things like diet and exorcising including toning muscle, weight loss, or strength training.  Essentially, though, everyone who participates in any of these activities is looking at a different variation on a theme: living a...

Side Effects of Aspartame

Aspartame Basics Aspartame is an artificial sweetener found in most diet, sugar-free and diabetic products that would normally contain sugar.  Beverages, baked goods, ice cream, gelatins, candy, syrups, jams and jellies are some of the foods that commonly contain...

Natural and Synthetic Steroids

Steroids is a popular name, used synonymously with illegal drugs. However the usage may not always be right. Natural steroids are organic compounds that act as hormones, commercially available steroids are synthetic chemicals that mimic the property of these hormones....

The Pros and Cons of Ephedra

Ephedra is not a new innovation. The herb Ephedra – also known as ma huang and often described as the miracle fat burner – contains natural alkaloids and has been used by the Chinese in herbal medicines for thousands of years. Over the years, it has been used to treat...

Protein Powders

I know protein is good for me, but do I need a supplement? Whey, egg, casein and soy — which one protein is right for me and what does each one do? Let’s get the facts straight. Protein exists in virtually everything that moves and makes sounds, or in almost any...