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Losing Fat with Leucine

By John Parrillo Leucine is one of three branched-chain amino acids (isoleucine and valine are the other two BCAAs). Leucine, which comprises about one-third of muscle protein, plays multiple roles in metabolism. It enters muscle cells and turns on key biochemical processes that result in more muscle protein and, thus, more muscle development and greater [...]

2018-11-09T17:00:35+00:00 November 9th, 2018|by John Parrillo|

E-Assistance for Muscles

By John Parrillo Not well known or appreciated is the fact that vitamin E supplementation works wonders on muscles, from recovery to growth, making this antioxidant extremely important among bodybuilding supplements. Its reputation unfortunately got tarnished about 10 years ago, and I want to clear the air on that whole issue. Researchers from Johns Hopkins [...]

2018-09-13T21:11:38+00:00 September 13th, 2018|by John Parrillo|

Therapeutic Use for MCTs

By John Parrillo I have vowed in my columns to bring cutting-edge information on nutrition, supplements, and exercise, and so this month, I want to bring your attention to some formerly published information on medium chain triglycerides available in our CapTri® C8 MCT. A study, “Medium-chain fatty acids: functional lipids for the prevention and treatment [...]

2018-08-23T17:17:03+00:00 August 23rd, 2018|by John Parrillo, The Press|

The battle to beat the clock rages on. Who doesn’t want to look and feel younger?

By John Parrillo New insights into the biology of aging have led to accelerating research in anti-aging medicines for the millions of baby boomers now reaching for canes. But really, do we need anti-aging drugs? We already have them of sorts. Some of the best anti-aging strategies are right before us – and many of [...]

2018-07-07T17:04:05+00:00 July 7th, 2018|by John Parrillo, The Press|

Six Reasons To Take Liver Amino Formula™

By John Parrillo Popularized from the 1950s onwards by a bunch of well-known bodybuilders, desiccated liver supplements were core additions to strength trainers’ nutritional programs. Well, guess what? They still are today. Parrillo Performance has engineered desiccated liver to entirely new levels, with the addition of a full amino acid complex and nine B vitamins. [...]

2018-04-09T14:56:47+00:00 April 9th, 2018|by John Parrillo, The Press|

MCT Oil Versus Coconut Oil: What’s the Difference? What makes CapTri® C8 MCT Superior?

By John Parrillo As most know, MCT oils, including our CapTri® C8 MCT, are made from coconut oil and/or palm kernel oil. Coconut oil has now become a very popular dietary oil. But what is the difference between CapTri® C8 MCT and coconut oil? The main difference has to do with the fatty acid makeup [...]

2018-04-08T01:04:08+00:00 April 8th, 2018|by John Parrillo|

Antioxidants: The recovery team

By John Parrillo When you think of muscle development or muscle mass, antioxidants don’t usually spring to mind. But they should. Antioxidants carry the potential to enhance recovery – which is where the muscle-building takes place – from training and other sports activities. Antioxidants are a group of nutrients found in foods, in supplements, and [...]

2018-03-13T11:09:24+00:00 February 11th, 2018|by John Parrillo, The Press|

Two Essential Fat-Burners

By John Parrillo There are two “lipotropics” that I want to camp on in this column: choline and inositol. Both are B vitamins that help you utilize stored fat for energy and spare glycogen; and both are part of our Parrillo Advanced Lipotropic Formula™, may help. New research supports their fat-burning power. Let’s take a [...]

2018-03-13T11:09:25+00:00 January 15th, 2018|by John Parrillo, The Press|

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