Vitamin D — A bright supplement for lifters?

The body of literature on vitamin D is so big that it’d be impossible to cover in a single article. Here are just a few highlights about the vitamin, particularly relevant for us fitness-obsessed folks: Our main source of vitamin D is the sun – we synthesize vitamin D3 in our skin from 7-dehydrocholesterol uponContinue reading “Vitamin D — A bright supplement for lifters?”

Is a High Protein Diet Bad For Your Kidneys?

Key Points: While a high protein intake does increase the workload of the kidneys, healthy kidneys are more than equipped to handle this In people who already have kidney disease, high dietary protein can lead to a more rapid loss of kidney function, and intake should be limited [19] High protein intake increases blood ureaContinue reading “Is a High Protein Diet Bad For Your Kidneys?”