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amino acids

  • May 2, 2017 Health

    What are Amino Acids and How Do They Benefit You?

    Amino Acids

    Make amino acids work for you with this easy-to-understand guide You’ve heard the term before, but have you considered exactly what amino acids are?  We’re breaking down the ins and outs of these essential proteins to help you give your body what it needs to live vitally. What are amino acids? Amino acids contribute to…

  • March 3, 2017 Fitness

    The Best Foods to Eat After a Workout

    The Best Foods to Eat After a Workout

    What You Eat After A Workout Is Vital In Reaching Your Goals   Completing a strenuous workout gives you that on-top-of-the-world feeling, but did you know that what you eat after a workout is just as important as the workout itself?  Fueling your body with the best healthy foods is essential to achieving your longterm  fitness goals.  …

  • July 21, 2015 Recipes

    Easy Gluten-free Baked Meatballs (with a video!)

    We’ve got another great recipe to balance out the amino acid profile of your protein with these Easy Baked Meatballs.  Our Collagen Proteins Gelatin binds the meatballs together and offsets the need for any gluten-filled, starchy binders.  Mix up the ingredients, pop them in your oven, and you’ll have a healthy dinner on the table…

  • April 9, 2014 Colla[gen]

    Threonine: Amino Acid Spotlight

    Threonine is an essential amino acid usually found in meat, fish, and nuts. It is also found in Vital Proteins Collagen Supplements in a perfect daily recommended allotment of just under 400 milligrams. It is an essential amino acid because your body doesn’t produce it on it’s own, meaning you need to ingest it from…

  • March 31, 2014 Products

    Collagen Hydrolysate and Collagen Protein: The Difference

    Collagen is derived from Greek word “kolla”, meaning glue. Vital Proteins Collagen Supplements are sourced from pasture raised bovine hides from Brazil to ensure a natural, high quality sustainable source of collagen that is available in two forms. Collagen Hydrolysate, or Collagen Peptides as we call them, and Collagen Protein. Collagen Hydrolysate Collagen Hydrolysate, or…

  • March 18, 2014 Fitness

    Collagen Supplement For Sarcopenia

    Sarcopenia is the age-related loss of muscle mass and is associated with reduced strength, loss of bone mass, decreased basal metabolic rate, and an increase in body fat. Exercise (both resistance and aerobic) in combination with adequate protein and energy intake is the key component of the prevention and management of sarcopenia. To counteract the…

  • March 13, 2014 Beauty

    Healthy Hair and Collagen

    Healthy hair growth is a virtue for most people. While people want healthy hair for the looks, and rightfully so, it is also an indicator of good health from within the body. To understand the nature of full, thick healthy hair is to start by looking at how it grows. How Hair Grows Hair begins…