Category Archive for "Nutrition"

The Truth About Weight Loss and Loose Skin

Tom Venuto

I receive a lot of e-mail from people with loose skin or from overweight people who are concerned about having loose skin after they lose the weight. In fact, this is one of the biggest concerns and most frequently asked…

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Lose Fat, Gain Muscle

This article is NOT finished, but something I threw together this weekend as I just opened the recomp forum and I wanted something to give people the general idea about what recomp diets are about. I will add to it…

NAC N-Acetyl Cysteine Supplement Guide and Information

What is it and where does it come from? N-Acetyl Cysteine (C5H9NO3S) is an L-Cysteine derivative that is more stable than L-Cysteine. While L-Cysteine is readily found in the diet – mostly from lean meat sources, NAC is not present…

Nitric Oxide Supplement Guide and Information

1. What is it and where does it come from? Nitric Oxide is a free form gas that is produced in the body and is used by the body to communicate with other cells in the body. To produce this…

Omega 3 Fatty Acids Supplement Guide and Information

What is it and where does it come from? Omega-3 fatty acids are essential polyunsaturated fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids are so named because of the structure of their carbon-carbon bond in the omega-3 position. Omega-3 fatty acids are found…

Red Yeast Rice Supplement Guide and Information

What is Red Yeast Rice and where does it come from? Red yeast rice is produced by fermenting monascus purpureus yeast over red rice. Red yeast rice is a product native to China and Asia, and has been used for…

Saw Palmetto Supplement Guide and Information

1. What is Saw palmetto and where does it come from? Natural Saw Palmetto extract come from the berries of small palm trees. The extracts are comprised of various saturated and unsaturated fatty acids (no cholesterol) and sterols. The sterols…