If you actually look at the nutrition facts on the average protein bar, you're going to be shocked.
A protein bar is supposed to be a healthy snack option. Quick protein on the run to keep us going right?
The problem is that most of the protein bars on the market today are closer to a candy bar than a health food.
When someone asks me "are protein bars healthy for you?", I usually Read more [...]
Whey protein is a valuable supplement when it comes to losing weight.
I've gone back and forth over the years with it.
There have been times when I've barely used it at all and there have been times when I have used it multiple times a day.
With the thousands of whey shakes I've sucked down over the years, I've come to realize how great of a tool it can be.
When people think if whey protein, Read more [...]
Now that Easter has come and gone, most of us (myself included) are waking up today a bit further off track from our fitness and diet goals than we were a few short days before.
While holidays make for some of the best times of the year, they also can be quite destructive for those of us trying to stay fit.
Even when I go into holidays with the best intentions, I usually venture far away from my Read more [...]
As Supplement Reviews Lab continues to grow and get more visitors, I wanted to start a weekly e-mail newsletter to keep in touch with everyone between postings.
Inspired by other great newsletters, I am starting a weekly newsletter series called 5-Feature Friday. Every Friday, I will be sending a list of 5 things I have been using, enjoying, reading or watching during the week.
There are a lot Read more [...]
If you have ever taken a supplement to reduce stress or anxiety, then you have likely seen something called kava or kava root listed as an ingredient.
Kava has become a popular ingredient in tea and supplements in recent years. While you may have just begun to hear about it, its actually been used for centuries by certain groups.
There has been a lot of praise for kava's ability to reduce anxiety Read more [...]