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How To Stop Sabotaging Your Life, Something We All Do Everyday

There is one thing that we all do, whether we are willing to admit it or not, that we shouldn’t do and it is something that even I am guilty of. We all want to make ourselves better and to make our lives better, but too often we define “better” by comparing ourselves to others. We tend to look at other people and tell ourselves that somehow, that other person, is better, for whatever reason. Some do it more often than others, but we have all done it. We try to convince ourselves that we need to keep up with other people. We tell ourselves, “I want a big house like that guy”, or “I want to be famous like that person”.

What Happens When We Compare

What happens when asking ourselves these questions? What do we do to the mind and the psyche when we tell ourselves this? And what happens when we become obsessed with our own deficiencies, as opposed to the things we are really good and efficient at?

Instead of looking at another man or a woman and comparing ourselves to them, telling ourselves “I’m not that” and “I’m not as good as him or her”, why don’t we look at our own achievements and accomplishments? This type of thinking and comparing ourselves to others does nothing but cause us pain through envy and jealousy.

Let me put this into perspective for you, because it is something that we do every single day. We are only human after all. We do it when we see an ad in a magazine or when we are on social media.

Looking In On Ourselves

Instead of comparing ourselves to others that we see on the street, in magazines, television or social media, take a look at yourself in the mirror and identify the progress that you’ve made. Learn to recognize your accomplishments and achievements and allow yourself to be proud of the things you’ve done. The reality is that when you compare yourself to others, there is a chance you are comparing your beginning to somebody else’s middle or end. Are you comparing yourself to somebody who has been in the gym for their whole life, yet you are just starting out on your first training program?

Be you, be authentic and be transparent. Serve others unconditionally and live a more simplistic life. Many people chase the things that they don’t have and often these things are items and materialistic things that we don’t need. We keep buying more stuff because we think that it will make us better and make us happier, yet almost right away we are wanting the next thing and then the next. Understand why you are doing this, understand why you are constantly comparing yourself to others and telling yourself you are deficient in some way so that you can be truly happy and proud of yourself for being you.

The Secret In Your Stack: What Supplements Should You Be Taking For Real Results?

Supplements: What’s in my stack?

Supplements are just that; a form of supplementation to help you fill a gap when nutrition cannot meet the needs of your body. The number one way you should be trying to reach your goal is by eating it through food. The problem is that it is nearly impossible to meet the RDA (recommended daily allowance) for certain vitamins and minerals through whole foods. Supplement companies have found a need in the market and have filled it, to make sure your body is operating at it’s highest potential. Our Organic Vegan Protein Superfood supplements fulfill your body’s needs on a cellular level, as well as gets you to your goal quicker than with food alone.

Protein: Protein is one of the main building blocks of your body. Even individuals who are required to eat smaller amounts of protein per day need to be supplementing with a form of protein. The quality of amino acids in protein help to build and replenish your muscles, along with lessening the chances of muscle soreness.

BCAAs: Branch chain amino acids are critical to your training whether your goal is fat loss or muscle gain. Amino acids help sustain your workouts so you aren’t fatigued as easily, as well as supports muscle growth and fat loss. Also, added into our BCAAs are electrolytes to keep fluids in balance, keep your body’s ideal PH level, and convert calories into energy. You lose electrolytes any time you sweat and they MUST be replenished. Not doing so can lead to dehydration and mental confusion. L- glutamine is also a crucial amino acid, which controls hunger and helps with muscle growth. This is a great reason to drink BCAAs all throughout the day and even at night to control hunger and keep you from having cravings.

Optional supplements:

Greens: No one gets nearly the amount of greens they should have in a day. Your body is also not able to fully break down certain foods, therefore you don’t absorb all of the nutrients. One way to make sure you get all your greens in is by taking a greens superfood supplement, such as Detox Organics.

Krill Oil: Essential fatty acids are crucial for the cellular development of your body. Most people understand the importance for your skin, hair, and nails, but without these fats, your cells will not regenerate to their full capacity. Krill oil also helps with fat loss, as well as decreases your chance of developing depression. They have also been proven to lower cholesterol as well as lower the risk of heart disease.

⚡ Related: Learn Why Krill Oil is Better Than Fish Oil

As you look to taking supplements, look at not only the basics, like protein and BCAAs, but to the supplements that could help you fill in some of the gaps you might have in your diet. If you try your best, but simply cannot eat that extra cup of broccoli, then the greens could be beneficial to your diet. The same is true if you are not a seafood person and need to get a dose of beneficial fish oil into your diet.

Don’t Let Tomorrow’s Worry Overshadow Today’s Accomplishments

We all get busy around the holiday season and can easily get caught up in the chaos. With everything we are doing, whether it is getting ready for celebration or organizing family and friends, we forget to take a step back and just be present. Often times, the holidays tend to fly by we find ourselves not enjoying the things we should be. With everything that may be going on, we don’t get to enjoy our family and friends, the people in our lives that matter the most.

This holiday season, give the people around you the gift of you and allow yourself to just be present in the moment. One of the best presents you can give the people you love is your time and devotion. Don’t worry about the things that have yet to happen or the need to make sure everything goes according to ‘plan’. Take the time to reflect on your life and the things that truly matter to you. Take the time to let the people you love know how you feel and how much they mean to you.

Take the time to also be present in the world around you, not just your immediate friends and family. Be present in the world by reaching out and giving back, do something for someone else, someone you may not know. Be thankful for the opportunity to be there for others and the ability to live within the moment. By remaining present this holiday, and reaching out to others, you will remind the people close to you to do the same.

An Attitude of Gratitude Gives Life a Whole New Meaning

Having gratitude is a sure-fire way to improve your everyday quality of life.

It’s no question that gratitude can make you happier and mentally healthier. When stress arises in our lives, it’s easy to lose track of all the good things we have and just worry about the problems at hand.

Adopting an attitude of gratitude year round can help alleviate the stress holidays have on us when they roll around.

While we all look forward to the holidays, sometimes we know we are also looking forward to a lot of stress. It can be hard to take a step back from the chaos of organizing holiday traditions and remember what the holidays are really about.

But holidays are supposed to be a time for giving thanks and appreciating the people in our lives. So how do you do that without losing your mind over all the small things that normally can stress you out and drive you crazy?

Adopting an attitude of gratitude year-round, and especially during the holidays can be as simple as practicing a few easy steps each day and turning what could be a house full of woes and worries into something that you can truly give thanks for.

Make these adjustments and practice them every day to help you adopt this attitude, not only through the holiday but also throughout your entire life.

1. Say, out loud, what you are grateful for and then write it down.

Start your morning by doing this. Being mindful, taking the time each day to actually count all of your blessings, no matter how small, will help you keep them in mind all day. Knowing what you are grateful for is a wonderful way to focus on being grateful. Don’t forget the small stuff either. It all counts.

Listing a thank you note you had received, or a chance to spend time with a neighbor you don’t see often is just as important to recognize as the big blessings, like your family or your health. Do this right when you wake up and take a few minutes to do this again before bed.

2. Show your gratitude.

Making plans to thank people and show them how grateful you are. Planning to show gratitude makes you more likely to do it, and it also helps with remembering what you are grateful for by thinking about it in depth.

Just a thank you or a call to see how someone is doing who’s helped you before can really remind you how much in your life you have to be grateful about.

3. Post pictures of what makes you grateful.

It’s easy to push the good things out and focus on the stress in your life when the good things are out of sight and out of mind.

Pictures of the people you appreciate and love, as well as the things that make you happy, can be a happy reminder throughout the day to be grateful and appreciate all the good in your life.

4. Make it a habit.

Going through the exercises of being grateful will make these practices a habit so that no matter if you’re having a good day, or a bad day that pushes your stress limits to the maximum, you will be able to practice gratitude and be happy through the challenges of life.

Adopting an attitude of gratitude is a great way to navigate some of the life’s more trying moments.

It can quickly put into perspective the problems you are facing and allow you to embrace them and work through them with a calm that only gratitude can bring.

In fact, it’s this attitude that leads to presence, joy, and happiness in your life. Holidays tend to make us forget all of the things we are grateful for while we stress and run around, instead of letting us enjoy all the blessings that we have in our life.

Use these steps every day and practice them until they become a habit. Then, let yourself enjoy the holidays, as well as every day your so blessed to have.

Optimum Nutrition: Gold Standard Whey Protein

Today we dive into one of Optimum Nutrition’s products. They are a big company, with lots of supplements and have been around for a while. They are also very well known, and most people would know who they are just from the brand. This is a review of the Gold Standard Whey Protein by Optimum Nutrition and can be found everywhere from GNC to most Vitamin Shops.

So, let’s go over the pros of this product. When we take a look at the label, the packaging is amazing, and there are some isolates in this product. It also has 24 grams of protein, 5 grams of BCAAs and 4 grams of glutamine.

After taking it for a week and doing some additional research, we were able to review this product. Chris used to take this years ago and it was one of the first proteins that he purchased. Even though the protein has great flavor, it didn’t sit well with his stomach. Since Chris is sensitive to protein powders, and Mfit’s Organic Vegan Protein Superfood is Chris’s go to because he is able to easily digest it. Most people probably wouldn’t get digestive upset with this.

As far as how much protein you are getting, this is a good product. There are not a lot of bad ingredients. Looking through it, Chris looked for anything that could be absolutely terrible, and other than artificial sweetener, which is common in a protein powder, there wasn’t much else.

Watch the video below and then continue reading to see…

  • What we think of the ingredients in Gold Standart Whey
  • How the quality of the protein measures up

The Ingredients of Gold Standard Whey

Gold Standard Whey is one of the the most commonly used proteins on the market, and so we wanted to compare this protein to ours. As Chris points out, there are a few sweeteners, such as acesulfame potassium. This is just one of the many artificial sweeteners that are out there, as well as sucralose, which is very very common. These artificial sweeteners are not as bad as aspartame and so that is a plus that there is none of that in this product. There is a little bit of maltodextrin, which is cornstarch. Essentially, this means corn syrup. There are also enzymes like lactase and some electrolytes. 

According to Chris, this is overall not a bad product. One thing he points out is that Gold Standard Whey is not a grass-fed protein. It is a blend of isolate and concentrate and some whey peptides. The question is, are blends better or worse for you?

When you go for a blend, it’s going to digest a little slower. However, through a little bit of research Chris finds that the isolate is just better overall. The isolate has been heavily filtered and so the whey protein is pulled away from everything else. The concentrate is not going to come with anything else that was with the whey.

To be a whey isolate, the concentrate would go through a filtering process that would pull out the impurities and leave just the whey isolate. Typically, a whey isolate is more expensive due to the fact it goes through this extensive process. But even though it’s more expensive, the whey isolate has a bioavailability of 159. This is really high compared to the concentrate that has a bioavailability of 104. This makes the isolate the most bioavailable protein you can get. That means it’s the easiest for your body to absorb, recover with, and restore and rebuild muscle tissue. That is just something to take into consideration when shopping for proteins.

Quality of Protein in Gold Standard?

What else did Chris find out when he looked into some information? When it comes to proteins, most of us can read the ingredients. We can see that it’s a concentrate with some isolates and sweeteners. But Chris says that you can take it a step further and ask, “what is the quality of this protein?” You look into what is in the protein, like impurities. In an article that Chris found they ask, “how safe is your protein?” and a couple years back they did some studies on toxic metals in the proteins. So Chris did a little digging because he wanted to look at the purity of this protein.

There has been some research on this. The company Optimum Nutrition actually has third parties do studies on this for them to see if the toxic metals or impurities are in their protein. The top metals to look at are Arsenic, Cadmium, Mercury, and Lead. These are very brain toxic and toxic to the body. When you buy very cheap protein powder, you are being exposed to these things. The stuff on the shelf for twenty, thirty or even forty dollars sometimes can have these.

Organic Vegan Protein SuperfoodSometimes people get up in arms that Organic Vegan Protein Superfood might cost more than the products that “they can find at Walmart,” but they cannot compare these because the quality is so different. A lot of cheaper proteins are coming from other countries whose regulations are not strict or barely existent. That’s why these studies were done. In fact, Muscle Milk was found out to be the worse one. Now, this was a couple of years ago and maybe the company fixed that because it was a big blow to them, and they could have made some changes. As of right now, there hasn’t been another follow-up study.

The good news is that Optimum Nutrition came out clean. They compared the lead content to boiled shrimp that ranked at 3.2mcg, and this protein came out .3 mcg. This is significantly lower than shrimp and we are told that shrimp is ok to eat. They go on to compare them all with other foods, and there is no significant amount of these chemicals in there.

Overall this is a solid protein. It’s not the best on the market, but it is certainly not the worst. It’s got 24 grams of protein, BCAAs, glutamine, and an almost clean impurities slate. It’s no wonder that they are a successful brand and it’s good that they keep doing what they are doing!

Thank you guys for tuning in. We would love to hear other products you would like to be reviewed. Leave those in the comments below and as always, be patient, stay the course, and let’s get fit together.

All Pro Science: PreCharge Supplement Review

Pre-workouts are a highly requested review that we are asked to do here at Morellifit quite often. Of course, some of you might know that Michael and most of our Morellifit Coaches use Grind Coffee as a pre-workout, but they are always wanting to try and bring the best information to you. This is why this week, Michael and Chris test out and talk about All Pro Science: PreCharge.

Michael chose to review All Pro Science because he knows this company does a lot of the right things when it comes to supplements. Although it isn’t as good as Organic Vegan Protein Superfood, it speaks to how natural the company tries to be. The pre-workout is labeled as “natural,” and even though we are not big on pre-workouts, when something is labeled as natural we tend to be curious about it.

So to really give this product a fair trial, Michael tested it out for a week. He liked the way it made him feel while on it and working out, so he sent it out for further investigation. If this truly was an all natural product, then maybe there was a way for Morellifit to do an all natural pre-work out for Morellifit Nutrition. Unfortunately, the data came back and told us that it was in fact, not an all natural supplement. There are actually some synthetic ingredients in it. There are actually some synthetic ingredients in it and informed us, there is no way to make this product an all natural blend.

A lot of pre-workout products on the market are not just made with caffeine anymore. They can also be paired with amino acids, branch chain amino acids, glutamine, creatine, and other variations of these things. Even though these seem like all good additives, these are not the only ingredients in your pre-workout. On top of those things they add additional stimulants other than caffeine, sometimes even stronger, that can be pounding away at your nervous system. That said, the caffeine in PreCharge is not coming from a bunch of chemicals, which is why it can probably be labeled as natural, but is actually just a natural form of caffeine.

What we found is the amount of caffeine in this is relatively low. There is a mere 30mg a serving, which pales in comparison to an actual cup of coffee, which would be around 90mg a serving of caffeine. If you are someone who is very sensitive to caffeine and just want a little perk with the added benefits of glutamine, amino acids, creatine, and B vitamins then this would be a good product. This is a product that won’t give you crazy jitters or make you go over the top when working out.

All Pro Science: PreCharge pre-workout summary:

Pro: Good flavor, no artificial taste. Natural caffeine used. No jitters and no crash.

Cons: Not all ingredients are natural. Not a big boost of energy for those who already drink coffee or take other stimulants. Better as an intra-workout supplement based on the ingredients.

This is a good product intra-workout due to the low levels of caffeine as well as this list of ingredients:

  • 2g amino acids
  • 3g creatine
  • 4g glutamine
  • 2g taurine
  • 7g natural sweetener from cane sugar

Plus a list of other vitamins and electrolytes

Overall this product is one of the better ones out there in terms of how natural it is. This product can be good for someone wanting to switch to a less intense than a product than something like C4. If you were to cut out that product, or even a good amount of straight caffeine and reset, then this product would be something you could be successful on. It would be able to give you a little clarity and focus for your workouts without the jitters or a crash.

Supplement Secrets You’re Missing Out On

Supplements Secrets:

Some people love them, some people hate them.

On the one hand, you get those who base their diet around supplements and have food and training as an afterthought.

Then you have those who will never, ever touch supplements under any circumstances, deeming them “processed” and “un-natural.”

The truth is, both these camps are way off the mark.

Supplements won’t make or break your fat loss – in fact, you don’t NEED them, but there are a few that can have huge benefits, and get you to your goals even quicker than with training and diet alone.

The trouble is, there’s a lot of supplement confusion out there.

But today, I’ll clear that confusion up once and for all.

And keep reading after the video to learn more about…

  • Vitamin D
  • Krill Oil
  • Multivitamins
  • Creatine
  • BCAAs
  • CLA
  • Karbolyn
  • Protein

Vitamin D

Do you live somewhere that’s sunny all the time?

Where it hardly ever rains and you can walk around in short sleeves 11 and a half months of the year.


Then you’d benefit from a vitamin D supplement.

Our bodies synthesize vitamin D from the sunshine, and it plays a vital role in the immune support and fighting off colds and sickness.

Krill Oil 

The healthy fats contained in oily fish have so many benefits that they could make up an entire article of their own.

All I’ll say for now, though, is if you want stronger joints, healthier bones, and quicker weight loss, then a fish oil supplement is a must.

You could just eat oily fish every day, but even doing that you wouldn’t get quite enough of the essential fatty acids, plus, do you really want those fishy burps?

⚡ Related: Learn Why Krill Oil is Better Than Fish Oil


Even if you eat a varied diet and include fruits and vegetables on a daily basis, you can’t go wrong with a good quality multivitamin.

They’re inexpensive, easy to get hold of, and will make you feel instantly better.

Creatine Monohydrate

Creatine isn’t just for bodybuilders or those looking to get bigger and stronger.

It helps in the regeneration of ATP – the fuel your muscles use for exercise – so will mean you can train harder, for longer, and ramp up your results.

⚡ Related: But there is something better out there… Learn what that is and Why You Should Ditch the Creatine


Need a boost in your workout?

Then BCAAs (Branched Chain Amino Acids) are your answer.

⚡ Related: Find out the Top 6 Benefits of BCAAs

Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA)

Another fat-fighter, CLA helps keep you lean your round, and supports an effective fat loss diet.

⚡ Related: But does it really work?


For my Carb Cycle program, I rely heavily on Karbolyn.

On the high-carb days, it can actually be difficult to get enough carbohydrate from whole-food sources, so a high-carb powder like Karbolyn is a lifesaver. Not only that, but it digests quickly, making it ideal pre-workout for an insane muscle pump.

Protein Powder

My preferred protein powder is anOrganic Vegan Protein Superfood.


Because when I turn to supplements, I want to make sure that they don’t contain any artificial ingredients. This means no artificial flavors, sweeteners or colors. 100% organic protein.

Protein Bars

For a fat loss snack, you can’t beat protein bars.

The only issue with many protein bars, however, is the sneaky added fats, sugars and oils that make their way in when manufacturers try to cut corners.

You don’t get that with Quest Bars, though. ☺

I’ll admit – I actually have a bit of a Quest Bar addiction. They’re not the worst thing to be addicted to, though – with over 20 grams of protein per bar, and a whole load of fiber, they’re an awesome on-the-go snack.

So, there you have it – my 9 favorite supplements.

Now, you don’t need to buy all of them. In fact, you don’t need to buy any of them, but if you want to try some out, and see how supplements can speed up your progress, these are the ones to go for.

I’ve made specific recommendations in the video and linked everything that I personally use, so if you want to see these more in-depth, click the link and head on over.

Insane Energy Without Pills Or Pre-Workouts

I get it, we all want to get ahead and be at our absolute best and when it comes to our time in the gym, we want to make sure we have the energy to make it through our workouts and see results. Whether you are training to build muscle or looking to lose weight, if you don’t have the energy to stay active and to keep challenging yourself, then it can take you a really long time to see the results you want and get to your goals.

Supplement companies are constantly trying to push pre-workouts and fat burners, filled with harmful ingredients on people who will do almost anything to get an advantage.

And I’ve been there. I thought that was what I needed to do to get ahead, but as it turns out these things are not good for us.

But just because you want to be healthy and avoid harmful ingredients, doesn’t mean you can’t get that edge and you can’t find an alternative energy boost. Before you rush off and purchase one of the many pre-workout or fat burning products, consider these three natural approaches first.

The more you can stay away from harsh stimulants, such as fat burners, the healthier you will feel and the less risk of side effects you’ll experience.

Be sure to keep reading after the video to see these great energy boosters:

  • Black coffee
  • BCAAs
  • Pre-Workout snacks

Espresso And Black Coffee Will Boost Energy

The first natural way to boost your energy level prior to your workout is to take two shots of espresso or just drink a cup of black coffee. Caffeine is the top underutilized fat burning ingredient right now, and many people spend high amounts of money each month on fat burners and other products, all to get this simple ingredient.

Caffeine will both boost energy while also helping increase fat oxidation during intense exercise training (1, 2).

I personally like taking espresso shots 15 minutes prior to training, however, if you have a sensitive stomach, you’ll want to leave around 30-40 minutes between taking them and starting your workout.

Just be sure that you are taking these black and not adding any heavy creams or sugar.

⚡ Related: Learn Why Caffeine is the Perfect Energy Booster

How BCAAs Increase Energy

BCAAs (branched amino acids) are another option for you to consider, and one that I highly recommend. You can source your BCAAs from the real foods you eat each day, but there is another, more concentrated way you can get this. You can make sure you get enough BCAAs into your system to give you that energy boost by turning to a BCAA supplement.

The reason a supplement is beneficial is that it will help to delay the fatigue response from setting in during your workout, helping you prolong the total work time. This means you will have the energy to work harder and train longer, giving you a boost to your results. Plus, they also help you recover faster after your workout and can even help curb your hunger (3, 4, 5).

Some people prefer to sip these throughout their training, while others will them before the workout session is to begin. A BCAA supplement is something you can easily mix into your water and take with you to the gym. 

When choosing a BCAA, however, you should make sure that you are consuming the best. This means an all natural product that contains no artificial ingredients, including artificial colors, flavors, and sweeteners. This is a big problem in the supplement industry as so many people try to make their BCAAs taste good by filling it with subpar and harmful ingredients. With a BCAA supplement like the one provided through Morellifit Nutrition, you are sure to get all the BCAA benefits without any of the harmful chemicals. Plus, they still taste great!

⚠️ Are you ready to recover faster and increase your endurance?

One of the many reasons I drink BCAAs is because of how fast they help me recover, no matter how hard I train.

Half A Banana And One Spoonful Of Almond Butter [Pre-Workout]

The last natural energy booster to consider is half a banana along with a spoonful of almond butter. The banana is a simple sugar that will enter the bloodstream relatively quickly, giving you a quick burst of energy. The almond butter, on the other hand, is a slower digesting form of energy, which will then help you sustain this energy level until the workout period is over (6, 7).

The great thing about bananas as well is that they’re rich in potassium, which makes them ideal for avoiding muscle cramps and delaying fatigue as well.

All three of these options are great alternatives to pre-workouts and fat burners. They will give you energy and even help you get better results.

Unless you are opting to train in a fasted state, feel free to combine all three of these options for even more results and a way to naturally bring up their energy levels.

Experiment and see what works best for yourself.

The biggest concern when trying to boost energy is to make sure that you are staying natural and going for alternatives that don’t contain any artificial ingredients. With a good diet, sufficient sleep, and these strategies, there is absolutely no need to hype yourself up for your workout with expensive pre-workout pills or fat burners.

⚡ Related: Discover my Top 4 Pre-Workout Snacks that are quick, easy, and effective!

4 Things Supplement Companies Don’t Want You To Know About Casein

In this post, you’ll learn:

  • What is casein?
  • Why you should remove dairy from your diet
  • What happens when you consume casein

Casein is the primary protein found in milk and cheese. Out of the true proteins found in milk, 82 percent is casein. The other major protein in milk is whey. I strongly believe in reducing and/or eliminating dairy from the diet altogether, which is why I have switched my protein supplement to an Organic Vegan Protein Superfood.

Why You Should Eliminate Dairy

I speak from experience when I say I had adverse effects from consuming casein. What can I say, it came highly recommended by the sales associate at my local GNC.

So I gave it an honest shot, this was before I made the decision to only use all natural supplements. I tested casein, the GNC brand for 3 straight days.

What a nightmare!

I read the directions and consumed it according to the specifications on the label. On each of the 3 days, I drank a casein shake before bed. At least that’s what I intended to do, was go to bed. That was before I broke out in hives.

The first night I couldn’t pinpoint it, but on day 2 I knew exactly what was. I thought fair enough, the hives weren’t so bad they were going to kill me, they were just uncomfortable and third time’s always a charm right?!

Needless to say, I returned it. GNC stands behind everything so it was a very easy transaction. Now I realize that supplements react differently for everyone. But I couldn’t help myself to go looking for some information.

If I had these adverse effects surely it can’t be good for others whether they are experiencing these same reactions or not. What I found was quite interesting, to say the least.

If you aren’t familiar with the adverse effects on the body from consuming milk and dairy products, check out this article and then read on to find out why it’s primary protein isn’t what it’s marketed to be.

⚡ Related: Learn What is Really in the Milk You Are Drinking

Side Effects of Consuming Casein

  1. Consuming casein is very often accompanied by some unwanted side effects, such as allergies, heartburn, gas and an unpleasant aftertaste.
  2. Casein causes an increase of the body’s mucus. The fact that casein is not easily digestible, it can result in a sinus infection. Over time, these foods can clog the intestines with thick mucus, along with the fecal matter and other debris it traps.
  3. It’s used for making glue. Yes, you read that right. The process of making casein glue is almost identical to making cheese. Casein glue has a long lifespan, is very strong and very water resistant. Some other products made from casein: paper coating, leather finishing, and even a form of paint. It really doesn’t sound like something that we should be ingesting.
  4. There are many studies linking casein to increased risk of cancer. Considering milk and dairy consumption increases the body’s level of insulin-like growth factor-1, IGF-1, this certainly means casein does.

Casein can be found in more products than you think; protein bars and powders, coffee creamers, cheese products, whipped toppings, ice creams and frozen desserts, baked goods, meat products, and even infant foods.

Nearly all of these items are not beneficial to your health. Do yourself a favor and avoid all processed foods as well as dairy and you will reap major benefits. This is why I recommend Morellifit Nutrition for your supplement needs, as they are all natural and top quality.

As always I encourage you to do your own research to decide what’s right for your body.

Let’s get fit together,

– Michael

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