Tag: amino acids

8 Tips about Fish Oil & Muscle Building | Bodybuilding Diet

Fish oil has gotten a lot of press over the last few months and even the last couple of years actually and a little bit beyond that. But it seems to as of late to have taken on a life of its own. You probably can’t talk highly enough about the power of fish oil….


How to Use Egg Protein to Build Muscle | Bodybuilding Diet

I remember when I was growing as a kid I remember my dad telling me to crack the eggs into a glass and drink them down raw. And many of you probably remember Rocky in the movie cracking the eggs and sucking down the egg yolks and so we have this image of egg protein…


BCAAs Explained in 60 seconds – Should You Supplement With BCAAs?

BCAAs. What are they? Should you be taking them? BCAAs are actually amino acids, branched chain amino acids. They’re also “essential” amino acids, which means your body can’t make them and you have to eat them. And there are three of them. Isoleucine, which helps with energy uptake and preserves protein breakdown. Valine, which isn’t…


How the food you eat affects your brain – Mia Nacamulli

Your Brain on Food If you sucked all of the moisture out of your brain and broke it down to its constituent nutritional content, what would it look like? Most of the weight of your dehydrated brain would come from fats, also known as lipids. In the remaining brain matter, you would find proteins and…


Nutritional Yeast | Spices in the Kitchen | Andrew Weil, M.D.

Nutritional yeast used to be something that health food nuts ate. This is a yeast that’s grown on a nutrative medium, primarily for human consumption. As distinct from brewer’s yeast which is a byproduct of the brewing industry and doesn’t contain as complete a spectrum of B vitamins. Brewer’s yeast also has a bitter taste,…


Cycling Nutrition Explained With Professor Jeukendrup | Ask GCN Anything About Cycling

(bright pop music) – Welcome to a very special edition of Ask GCN with Professor Asker Jeukendrup, who is a world renowned expert on sports nutrition. He’s literally written the textbook on sports nutrition, so thanks for making time for us, Asker. – Thanks for having me. – Pretty busy guy. He’s a nutrition consultant…


Biological Molecules – You Are What You Eat: Crash Course Biology #3

Hello, and welcome to the kitchen. I wanted to invite you here today because last week we started off in my bathroom and kinda feel bad about that. And also because as I’m making lunch today I wanted to sort of use it as a lab. During this time in my kitchen I’m going to…


Bioprocessing Part 1: Fermentation

>>We all know something about fermentation. It’s a process used countless times each day to make a variety of dairy products, baked goods and beverages. We sometimes think of it as letting foods go bad, but in a controlled way. With a little help, milk becomes yogurt… bread rises… and grains decompose, creating alcoholic beverages…


Biomolecules (Updated)

Captioning is on! To turn off, click CC button at bottom right! Follow the amoebas on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and on Facebook. I want you to think for a moment about your very favorite food. What is it? Pizza? Macaroni and cheese? Chicken Salad? Sushi? Well we all have different food preferences, but food is a…