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The Protein Manifesto

September 4, 2013 — Leave a comment
This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Amino Acid Manifesto
Consume all the various  kinds of protein for a optimal muscular development and brain chemistry!

Consume all the various kinds of protein for a optimal muscular development and brain chemistry!

Protein, protein, protein!

As we know, proteins are the building blocks of muscles, and if you work out, then protein is your best friend.

But is any protein suitable for you? Well, yes and no.

There isn’t just one kind of protein – there are many different forms. Some are better than others depending on the situation. We are going to run down the list of different proteins and their benefits, and when and how you should be consuming them.

Proteins come from many different sources – animals, dairy, fish, nuts-grains-and-seeds, legumes, and plants. Even fruits carry some protein. Basically, protein is found in most things.

It is important to know the differences of each protein, and even more important to know how much protein to ingest and when.

By definition, from WikiPedia, PROTEINS are

large biological molecules consisting of one or more chains of amino acids. Proteins perform a vast array of functions within living organisms, including catalyzing metabolic reactions, replicating DNA, responding to stimuli, and transporting molecules from one location to another. Proteins differ from one another primarily in their sequence of amino acids, which is dictated by the nucleotide sequence of their genes, and which usually results in folding of the protein into a specific three-dimensional structure that determines its activity.

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The meat-and-nuts breakfasts is one of the very best, if not the best, breakfast for changing your physique!

The meat-and-nuts breakfasts is one of the very best, if not the best, breakfast for changing your physique!

“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!” – signed, Everyone.

You’ve all heard it a million times. Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? This isn’t a debate whether or not breakfast is of the utmost importance, or if starting the day in a fasted state is better for your metabolic furnace to ramp up.

Rather, this article will try and beat it into your heads why the meat-and-nuts breakfast is an amazing breakfast for changing your physique, as well as being focused and energized throughout the day.

So What is the Meat and Nuts Breakfast?

One can search far and wide about the meat-and-nuts breakfast, and find tons of useful info on it, but we found a pretty good, straightforward article on BodyBuilding.com detailing this breakfast plan, and it even has a sample menu for you!

We’ve all heard people say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Lost in that simple saying, though, is what exactly is on the plate or in the bowl—i.e., if it’s a proper breakfast. “Proper” of course is dependent upon your goals, but I’m going to take a fitness tack here and assume that your goals are, in no particular order, feeling your best and looking your best. Sound about right?

Why Does the Meat and Nuts Breakfast Work?

The meat-and-nuts breakfast contains 2 awesome things: meat and nuts. Easy enough, right? But why is eating meat and nuts early in the morning so good for us? Let’s look at it by separating the 2 foods. Continue Reading…