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What Makes Mom Fuel Special?

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What Makes Mom Fuel Special?

Purchasing nutritional products can be really overwhelming.  There are about 1000 options available for just about everything these days.  If you’re like me you might just want to avoid it all together.  I get it.  The quest to find quality products is challenging.  I mean REALLY challenging. The truth is most manufacturers aim to create the cheapest products possible to maximize profits.  In this culture you get people to buy nutritional products by making them look and taste good.  I find that often the same women that spend energy and effort counting macros are the ones using products full of...

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The Whats and Whys of BCAAs

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The Whats and Whys of BCAAs

By Emily Saunders If you’ve done much supplement research in the health and fitness world then you’ve likely heard of BCAAs which stands for Branch Chain Amino Acids.  Sounds complex right? Since you’re a busy Mom who is probably already doing science homework with your kids I’m going to break it down for you quickly and simply WHAT are BCAAs?  Branch chain amino acids consist of leucine, isoleucine and valine, which are essential building blocks of muscle.  They occur naturally in the body, but many times we deplete our stores through stressors like every day life and exercise. Leucine:  Helps promote muscle...

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BCAA Questions Answered

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BCAA Questions Answered

Got questions about BCAAs? Let's see if we can answer them! Please remember that we cannot provide medical advice for certain conditions so those are best discussed with your doctor. We CAN talk about our experiences and those of our Momsanity Sisters etc. so that's what we'll do! 1. When should I take BCAAs? Any time! We suggest 2 to 3 scoops per day. They can be taken in the morning as a coffee replacement, pre/post-workout, mid-afternoon to blunt cravings and fatigue, and any time cravings strike. Lots of ladies enjoy adding 1/2 to 1 scoop to a giant water...

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BCAA's and Hunger

Debbie Baisden BCAA Body Bones Collagen Family Fitness Health Healthy Moms Momsanity Motherhood Muscle Skin Supplement Tendons

BCAA's and Hunger

by Coach Debbie   I love food.  I love eating.  I’ll admit I’ve been in the middle of eating lunch while envisioning dinner.  So let me just say before I step onto my soap box that it is crucial that you eat enough food throughout the day.  Starving is not an option.  It doesn’t help you lose weight or feel thin.  It destroys your body in about 18 ways.   That said, some of us (ahem, Debbie included), so easily slip into the habit of OVEREATING.  “Was I even hungry or did the clock dictate my meal?”  “Was that a craving that could’ve...

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Do BCAAs Really Increase Energy?

Emily Saunders BCAA Body Bones Collagen Family Fitness Health Healthy Moms Momsanity Motherhood Muscle Skin Supplement Tendons

Do BCAAs Really Increase Energy?

If you're like me you likely look at supplements (especially those for exercise performance) VERY cautiously. As in, I almost always roll my eyes when people start asking me about the new magical pill or powder that their friend is selling. At Momsanity we advocate real food. We also advocate understanding your body and its deficiencies and supplementing accordingly (with the help of an integratively minded physician). We also value research. And I mean research that isn't funded by the company promoting the product. Years ago when someone suggested I try taking BCAAs to enhance my workouts, aid in my...

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