Human Physiology : What Is Protein Synthesis?

Human Physiology : What Is Protein Synthesis?

You may have heard that if you want to build muscle mass, it’s helpful to eat more protein. But how does the protein in the food that you eat actually turn into more muscles? I’m Janice Creneti and this is what is protein synthesis? Protein synthesis is one of the many complicated processes in your […]

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The Deal with Protein

The Deal with Protein

People like to say all kinds of things about protein, like, you need to eat lots of it to build muscle, and lose weight. But dietary science is way more complicated than that! You can’t just eat a bunch of one thing to get buff or to be healthy. In fact, eating too much of […]

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The brain-changing benefits of exercise | Wendy Suzuki

The brain-changing benefits of exercise | Wendy Suzuki

What if I told you there was something that you can do right now that would have an immediate, positive benefit for your brain including your mood and your focus? And what if I told you that same thing could actually last a long time and protect your brain from different conditions like depression, Alzheimer’s […]

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The surprising reason our muscles get tired – Christian Moro

The surprising reason our muscles get tired – Christian Moro

You’re lifting weights. The first time feels easy, but each lift takes more and more effort until you can’t continue. Inside your arms, the muscles responsible for the lifting have become unable to contract. Why do our muscles get fatigued? We often blame lactic acid or running out of energy, but these factors alone don’t […]

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Plant & Animal Proteins – the Building Blocks of the Body

Plant & Animal Proteins – the Building Blocks of the Body

Protein-rich foods, including animal and plant-based proteins can also vary enormously in their quality and their implications for our long-term health. Proteins are often said to act as building blocks for the lean tissues in our bodies. But they serve many other important functions in body regulation, supportive immune function and a variety of other […]

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