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No, Fast Food is not as Effective as Supplements for Recovery. Duh.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | April 7, 2015
Filed Under: Studies A Go-Go

A couple Nerd Herders (high-fives to Ben and Kevin) directed me to a bit o’ click bait floating around the interwebs lately claiming to bitch slap the “true behemoth” supplement industry via a study showing &

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Tony Horton’s Four Must-Have Supplements

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | February 4, 2014
Filed Under: A Little Advice...

As regular Nerd Herders may know, I spent the better part of 2013 collaborating with Tony Horton on his new self help book, The Big Picture: 11 Laws That Will Change Your Life.I’ve worked with Tony for years, writing collat

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Ask The Nutrition Nerd: What supplements can I use to help my joints?

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | June 25, 2013
Filed Under: Ask The Nutrition Nerd

Michael over on my Facebook page just asked a great question. I figured I’d answer here, so that my wit and wisdom could be documented for all of internet eternity. Michael: I have many friends that practice jiu jitsu and th

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Megadosing madness

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | January 28, 2011
Filed Under: Uncategorized

Here’s an interesting article at WebMD about overdoing vitamins and minerals. The basic upshot is that it is possible to overdose on vitamins when eating normal, healthy foods, but it’s hard work. A few rare cases in m

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Supplemental Information.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | March 23, 2010
Filed Under: Uncategorized

There’s a definite Wild West aspect to the nutritional supplement world. They’re largely unregulated and although the smarter marketers send out their Alpha Omega Fruitzilla Fluffing Compounds (or whatever) with a host

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Dirty Harry appointed head of FDA, apparently.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | May 13, 2009
Filed Under: Uncategorized

I don’t know who spit in the Food and Drug Administration’s beer, but they’ve gone absolutely feral lately. A couple weeks ago, they threw down on the makers of Hydroxycut. This week, they seized $1.3 million in

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Hydroxycut not so foxy.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | May 1, 2009
Filed Under: Uncategorized

In an unusual show of cojones, the FDA has officially recalled everyone’s favorite overpriced mega-caffeine pill, Hydroxycut. From the FDA press release: The FDA has received 23 reports of serious health problems ranging fro

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Creatine cranks your cranium?

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | April 15, 2009
Filed Under: Uncategorized

Muscle-heads have used creatine for years to bulk up. As it turns out, they were bulking up their gray matter as well. According to this study out of Australia’s University of Sydney, oral creatine monohydrate can have a &#

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