Branched-Chain Amino Acids

As far as sports supplements go, branched-chain amino acids (or BCAAs) are some of the most popular and well-recognized. Most BCAAs on the market advertise benefits such as delayed muscle fatigue, improved recovery, and increased muscle protein synthesis in the body. However, we also know that the supplement industry is poorly regulated, so… do these […]

Baked Beans

Well it’s here, the first recipe to make an appearance on Zoetic Nutrition! I know there have been many requests for recipes on the blog this past year, but I’ll be honest… There are 3 reasons why I haven’t posted any recipes up on the blog: There are soooo many amazing food bloggers on the internet that […]

Why All Diets “Work”

We all know that there is a never-ending battle in the media about which diet is “best” (whatever best means), and an endlessly growing list of diets being promoted: vegetarian and vegan, Paleo, low carb, high protein, ketogenic/high fat, gluten-free/grain-free, calorie restricted diets, IIFYM (if it fits your macros), etc., etc… And, despite the vast differences […]

12 Pantry Staples for Easy, Healthy Plant-Based Eating

Maybe it’s just a nutrition student thing, but I love seeing what other people keep in their kitchen. It’s kind of a small insight into who they are – their preferences, their health values and beliefs, and their food and nutrition knowledge. Okay… that’s definitely just a nutrition student thing. Being a student for 5 years, […]