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Dr. Judith Wurtman Doctor of Philosophy

San Francisco, California
My research, clinical practice and books have tried to help people understand how their eating is... Full Bio
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Exercise You Never Meant To Do

After running up and down the stairs at least a gazillion times last week in preparation for a move from a summer house, I noticed that I had,...

The Weight Gain That Your Doctor Didn't Warn you About

Weight gain is a well-established side effect of drugs used to improve clinical depression and stabilize mood in bipolar disorder. Yet many...

Winding Down Summer with Healthy Reminders

Even as August is winding down, the hot and humid days of summer cause bad hair, wrinkled clothes and mildew. As the heat and humidity increase,...

Juice Cleanses: The New Eating Disorder?

The not-so-new dieting fad these days is the detox diet, aka the Master Cleanse. Eat or drink too much over the weekend? Then it's lemon juice,...

Family-Style Fitness

In the already overcrowded schedules that rule most of our lives, attempting to include workout time may seem impossible. Whether one is a soccer...

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Apr 02 2010 by drostanolone

More and more studies have demonstrated that high protein diets are anabolic.  In fact, a 3-5g dose of Leucine (commonly found in 40-50g animal protein) is able singlehandedly to raise mPS.  If you're going to show off your PhD then you better keep up to date with current studies.



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