Macronutrients

When to take Protein Powders? The Best for Every Moment

by Davide Gariboldi

last updated: June 19, 2020

Many wonders if it is better to take protein powder before or after the gym. In fact, for each type of protein (casein, whey, amino acids, meat, eggs, or fish) there is an ideal time of day in which to take them to maximize their effect on the muscles.


Hydrolyzed caseins | Characteristics and comparison with whey

by Gabriele Trapani

last updated: April 22, 2020

Hydrolyzed caseins are milk proteins obtained by hydrolyzation, an artificial enzymatic digestion process. Let's see the peculiarities of hydrolyzed caseins and the comparison with whey.


Protein focus | Hydrolyzed beef proteins

by Gabriele Trapani

last updated: April 16, 2020

Can beef proteins Compare with Whey proteins? Why did the HydroBeef + ™ patent revolutionize this type of protein powder? Let's find out in this article.

What are essential amino acids? What functions do they have?

by Editorial staff

last updated: March 10, 2020

The category of essential amino acids (EEA) includes those that our body is unable to synthesise autonomously. Let's see what they are and what functions they have.

All you need to know about Hydrolysed Casein Proteins

by Editorial staff

last updated: September 05, 2019

The whole truth about casein proteins: from their original use in clinical nutrition to combat child malnutrition to their use today by athletes. The enormous benefits, the weak points, and the use of hydrolyzed casein proteins.

Salmon proteins | The new-generation of hydrolyzed proteins

by Editorial staff

last updated: August 23, 2019

Hydrolyzed proteins, especially glycine, are excellent for the post-workout recovery time. The great innovation of the new AlphaTECH supplement lies in the very high quality and immediate bio-availability of salmon proteins that it uses to recover 100% faster.

Citrulline: functions, doses, and effects

by Editorial staff

last updated: August 07, 2019

Citrulline is an amino acid with a funny name that refers back to 'Citrullus', watermelon. But don't be fooled, there are lots of beneficial properties hidden inside that can help fight fatigue and protect blood vessels in both athletes and the average person.

Your Complete Guide to Creatine Monohydrate

by Editorial staff

last updated: February 27, 2019

Creatine monohydrate is one of the most popular supplements used by people looking to build lean muscle mass, maximize performance and increase strength. What are the real benefits of creatine monohydrate? How is it taken and what are the dosages? Does creatine monohydrate has any side effects?

How to recognise the quality and purity of a protein supplement

by Editorial staff

last updated: May 10, 2018

Nowadays it is increasingly difficult to make informed choices regarding protein supplements. We often end up confused due to the technical language used on labels. In other cases we are attracted by attractive packaging which, however, often conceals a mediocre product, which does not keep its promises. In this article we will discuss the main characteristics to be found in a high-quality protein supplement and give some tips for avoiding products of dubious value.

The major carbohydrate-based dietary supplements

by Niccolò Balboni

last updated: July 18, 2017

There are five main carbohydrate supplements commonly found on the market: cyclic cyclodextrins, maltodextrin, vitargo, ribose and glucosamine. Let's clarify their characteristics, recommended dosages and any adverse effects.