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Get Your Chocolate Fix This Month

By John Parrillo This month, Valentine’s Day is a time for love, hearts, flowers - and chocolate. Yes, you heard that right…chocolate. I know what you’re thinking: Is chocolate on the Parrillo Nutrition Program? Yes – but as long as you make good chocolate choices, and that’s what this column is about. But before I [...]

2019-01-17T13:50:51+00:00 January 17th, 2019|by John Parrillo, The Press|

CapTri® C8 MCT and the Keto Connection

By John Parrillo All the rage lately is the ketogenic or keto diet - a low-carb, high-fat and a higher-protein diet that forces the body into a state of ketosis. In ketosis, your body transitions from using carbohydrates for fuel to using ketones for fuel. (Ketones are substances in urine that indicate your body is [...]

2018-12-26T14:34:17+00:00 December 26th, 2018|by John Parrillo|

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|

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