Monday, October 23, 2017

Supplement Stack: Boost Your Appetite and Increase Your Protein Intake to Increase Your Muscle Mass

Casein protein powder     20-40 g
Fat-free milk                     2-3 cups
Echinacea                         800-1,200 mg 

Stack it like this: Go with 20-40 grams of casein protein powder for between-meal snacks and take 800-1,200 milligrams of echinacea immediately before meals and snacks, for a total of up to 8 g per day. — Jim Stoppani, PhD


 STOPPANI, J. MASS CRAVINGS. Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness. 69, 12, 230, Dec. 2008. ISSN: 07445105.

W.L. Hall et al., “Casein and whey exert different effects on plasma amino acid profiles, gastrointestinal hormone secretion and appetite,” British Journal of Nutrition, 89(2):239-248, 2003;

S. Raduner et al., “Alkylamides from echinacea are a new class of cannabinomimetics: Cannabinoid type 2 receptor-dependent and -independent immunomodulatory effects, ” Journal of Biological Chemistry, 28 (20):14192-14206, 2006;

S.A. Shah et al., “Evaluation of echinacea for the prevention and treatment of the common cold: a meta-analysis,” The Lancet: Infectious Diseases, 7(7):473-480, 2007.