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Where’s The Beef?

By Patrick Arnold

Lately I have noticed a lot of talk about Beef Protein Isolate. Several companies are promoting products that supposedly contain protein extracted from beef in the form of powders and in one case a liquid. Having been in the industry for quite some time this is not something new – products purported to contain beef […]



7-keto DHEA and 7-hydroxy DHEA to become illegal in United Kingdom

By Patrick Arnold

In what has all the hallmarks of a purely political decision that is about as medically misguided as can be, the United Kingdom is strongly considering controlling the non-hormonal fat loss / immune system boosting supplements 7-keto DHEA and 7-hydroxy DHEA under the misuse of drug act of 1971. Without going into the exact legal […]



Consumer Alert: Bad Creatinol-O-Phosphate (COP) being sold

By Patrick Arnold

Last May I blogged about the supplement ingredient Creatinol-O-Phosphate (COP) This was in anticipation of my own effervescent formula of COP which we have been selling on our Prototype Nutrition line ever since. Unfortunately I am here to tell you that we are going to have to stop selling the product, at least temporarily, […]



Resveratrol Human Study

By Patrick Arnold

Resveratrol is a highly researched substance found in grapes as well as other foods and plants. Several years back it made big news when a Harvard study showed that administration of resveratrol to mice greatly prolonged their life span and antagonized the untoward effects of a high fat diet upon their health. Of particular interest […]



More reasons why NMT won’t work

By Patrick Arnold

Let me preface this post by apologizing for my lack of objectivity in my last post on N-methyltyramine (NMT).  Many have dismissed the science I presented in my original post on this subject on the basis that I show bias against Mr. Klein.  And it is true, I do not like the man and I have […]



Methylhexanamine (Geranamine) Misinformation

By Patrick Arnold

Methylhexaneamine, also referred to as 1,3-dimethylamylamine (and by the trademark Geranamine), is a nutritional supplement ingredient that is marketed in diet and energy products. It made its entry into the supplement market in 2005 after the discovery of literature published in China that demonstrated it to be present in Geranium Oil (at least the variety […]



The New “Family Friendly” Arnold Classic

By Patrick Arnold

In Columbus, Ohio this weekend the Arnold Classic Sports Festival (or Arnold Classic Weekend or just plain Arnold Classic) will take place.  I have been going to this show every year since 1997.  It has changed quite a bit over the years.  This used to be just a bodybuilding show and fitness expo, but now […]



One more reason to slash carbs?

By Patrick Arnold

I definitely believe in the health benefits of a diet low in carbohydrates. I try to center my meals around protein content and I include enough healthy fats to make the meal taste decent. I also like to throw in a decent amount of veggies when I can so I have alot of calorically sparse […]