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Amino Acids Made in the USA: Kyowa Quality’s Citrulline, Glutamine, and Arginine

Kyowa Quality Amino Acids Made in the USA

Amino acids have become ubiquitous in the supplement industry. As the constituents of proteins, amino acids are critical for optimal functioning.

Amino Acid Supplements: From EAAs to BCAAs and Back Again

The trend in the sports and active nutrition part of the supplement industry began with early research on essential amino acids in 1999,[1,2] then […]
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Raza Bashir & Shawn Wells #2: Dileucine in MuscleTech Peptide 185 | Episode #123

MuscleTech Peptide 185: Dileucine with Raza Bashir and Shawn Wells

For Episode #123, PricePlow welcomes guests Raza Bashir of MuscleTech and Shawn Wells of NNB Nutrition and Ingenious Ingredients back on to the PricePlow Podcast to discuss MuscleTech’s new muscle-building supplement, Peptide 185 (pronounced “Peptide One-Eight-Five”), which is made from a new leucine dipeptide (dileucine).

Understanding the Dileucine in MuscleTech Peptide 185[…]
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MuscleTech Peptide 185: Dileucine for More Muscle Protein Synthesis

MuscleTech Peptide 185

Branched-chain amino acid (BCAA) supplements have been around for over two decades now. If you’ve ever seriously lifted weights, you’ve almost certainly taken BCAAs at some point.

While BCAAs are technically dietary proteins, they have a disproportionately large impact on the body’s anabolic response compared to other proteins. That’s because they activate key informational switches[…]
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MuscleTech Platinum 100% EAA+ Amplify Recovery and Rehydrate

MuscleTech Platinum EAA+

For many years, BCAAs were the gold standard for amino acid supplementation. More recently, EAAs have taken over the mantle. Amino acids are vital components for an incredible number of bodily functions, and supplemental essential amino acids have a huge quantity of research to back up their efficacy.

MuscleTech – the brand that has brought […]
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Pure Beta-Lactoglobulin: Arla Foods Ingredients Lacprodan® BLG-100

Pure Beta-Lactoglobulin: Arla Foods Ingredients Lacprodan BLG-100

Over the last couple of years, we’ve seen a kind of protein powder arms race. Supplement brands have made large investments to improve the effectiveness of their proteins, usually with high-tech additives, structural protein modifications, or bolstered amino acid compositions.

Clear Protein Isolates – The Next Big Thing in Protein Shakes

In parallel, the […]
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Fresh Supps Amino: Essential Amino Acids (EAAs) That Keep it Fresh

Fresh Supps Amino

Greg Helton is the man. As far as supplement industry bonafides go, he covers all the bases. He was the chief marketing officer at Musclesport for seven years, and VP of Ryse for a year. We’ve even had him on Episode #40 of The PricePlow Podcast, when he was the president of Nutra Innovations.[…]
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What is PeptiStrong? Neil Foster on Nuritas’ Peptide Network | Episode #112

What is PeptiStrong? Neil Foster of Nuritas Explains on PricePlow Podcast #112

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One of the most interesting ingredients we’ve covered this year is PeptiStrong, a pro-anabolic natural peptide network extracted from fava beans. Although technically a protein, PeptiStrong is not a dietary protein supplement like whey or casein – it’s actually a signaling network, meaning it delivers instructions to your cells that ultimately […]
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Revive MD Suntheanine (L-Theanine): Improve Brain Function & Focus

Revive MD Suntheanine

“No thanks, I’m switching to tea.”

We’ve all either uttered these words, or heard them uttered, many times in our lives. We’ve all witnessed, or experienced, a breakdown in one’s relationship to coffee that’s so complete it prompts us to reach for a kinder, less stimulating alternative.

What makes tea so much easier to deal […]
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Arla Foods Ingredients: Innovating Whey Protein | Episode #108

Arla Foods Ingredients: Whey Protein Innovations

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Here on PricePlow, we’re happy to eat some crow. We recently mentioned that there hasn’t been much innovation in protein itself, and that most innovation has been coming in the add-on ingredients and protein enhancement technologies.

It turns out that we were wrong — there’s plenty of protein innovation coming, especially in the field […]
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Mike McCandless: How to Sell a Supplement Brand | Episode #106

Mike McCandless - How to Sell a Supplement Brand: PricePlow Podcast #106

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If you’ve been around the supplement industry the past decade or two, you’ve undoubtedly heard of Mike McCandless, the founder of Scivation and creator of the legendary Xtend BCAA formula that upended the entire sports nutrition industry.

Mike McCandless: A Master of Supplement Business Transactions

The last time we publicly spoke was when […]
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