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Grb10 – The Wimp Protein

Grb10 (growth factor receptor-bound protein 10) has been known about for quite a while now and is available in many supplements, but until recently it’s potential was not known, or rather it’s control of your potential. Its been referred to as the Hulk Protein, but it turns out that it might not be the magic muscle protein, it might me the Whimp Protein.

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Research suggests that this grb10 gene is responsible for the control of muscle growth, ensuring muscles grow only as required, in response to consistent heavy work loads.

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Posted by on September 26, 2012 in body building, Diet, Food, Pilates, science and medicine

 

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Xylitol – Sugar that’s good for your teeth?

I have been using Agave for a while as a natural alternative to sugar. I went to Waitrose to buy some more and they only had a product called Xylitol.
‘Sounds like it’s crystalised in a lab’ I thought, but with nothing else that looked any better for me than actual sugar I thought I’d give it a go.

  • It claimed on the packet to look and taste like sugar. It did.
  • It claimed on the packet to have a low Glycemic Index. It does.
  • It claimed on the packet to be safe for Diabetics and Hypoglycemics. It is.
  • It claimed on the packet to have 65% less available carbs than sugar. It does.

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Posted by on March 15, 2011 in Diet, Food

 

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