How Much Protein Is Too Much?

In the past, some studies concluded that high-protein diets could pose a number of health risks, such as fat gain, potential kidney damage, and even ...

What Foods Are High In Protein?

The most concentrated forms of dietary protein are animal-based foods like fish, meat, and dairy products. Some of the most popular sources for athle...

Can Protein Powder Help You Lose Weight?

The short answer: yes, but you still have to work. Krissy Kendall, Ph.D., says this macronutrient is worth prioritizing first in your diet, and shoul...

Do Athletes Need More Protein?

Yes! The amount you consume should definitely go up to match increasing levels of activity. If you're an active person and not into doing complicated...

What Is Muscle Protein Synthesis?

Scientifically speaking, protein synthesis is the process by which cells build protein molecules using DNA, RNA, and enzymes. Practically speaking, i...

Do I Need A Protein Supplement?

Some people can get all they need from food alone. But many others find it's expensive, inconvenient, or just uncomfortable to eat that much. That's ...

The New Science Of Size And Strength

Prior to becoming a researcher, I was just another diehard lifter strictly adhering to the deeply ingrained rules of bodybuilding. But over the years...

5 Common Myths About Protein

How and when you get your fats, carbohydrates, and protein every day can have a big impact on your ability to improve your physique. But when muscle ...