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Supplement Review: Battle of the Protein Poofs! Robert Irvine Fit Crunch Puffs

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Supplement Review: Battle of the Protein Poofs! Promix Protein Puffs

Description

PROMIX Nutrition offers these Unflavored Grass-Fed Whey Isolate Protein Puffs for athletes, coaches, and anyone invested in their health. With the highest standards in whey protein at the most cost effective price, PROMIX is the best choice for adding whey to your diet. BETTER NUTRITION: Our unflavored, unsweetened whey isolate puffs are like nutritional gold. With 10g of protein, 0g sugar and only 50 calories per serving, these crunchy puffs let you add that extra kick of protein to your meal with some added crunch and very few calories. Want to sweeten the deal? Try our Chocolate Whey Isolate Protein Puffs! MAKES FITNESS FUN: Why add powder when you can add crunch? Mix these fun protein crunchies into your cereal, smoothie bowl, parfait, yogurt cup or shake for a boost of energy and better overall bodybuilding and weight loss results. ALWAYS GRASS FED: For over five years we have partnered with Northern California farms for our high quality year-round supply of whey. Our whey has always been and always will be 100% grass fed, bringing a new standard of quality to the industry for a protein powder you can trust. HIGHER TESTING STANDARDS: PROMIX is constantly raising the bar for quality. We are proud to be Third Party tested as well as corn free, soy free, gluten free, non GMO, and hormone free. Our whey does not contain chemical bleaching or additives of any kind. MORE THAN JUST WHEY: For a powder that dissolves more fully, PROMIX includes 0.75% sunflower lecithin. Sunflower lecithin has been studied for its high levels of phosphatidyl choline (PC), the most important phospholipid in the cell membrane, responsible for synaptic function and cellular signaling. – 14.39oz PROMIX Whey Isolate Protein Puffs – Ingredients: Whey Isolate, Whey Concentrate, Non-GMO Tapioca Starch, Calcium, Less than 1% Non-GMO Sunflower Lecithin – Corn Free, Soy Free, Gluten Free, Hormone Free, Non-GMO – No Chemical Bleaching or Additives

Features & details

  • BETTER NUTRITION: Our chocolate, whey isolate puffs are nutritional gold. With 10g of protein, 0g sugar and only 50 calories per serving, these crunchy puffs provide the optimum combination of ingredients for supplementing your diet
  • MAKES FITNESS FUN: Why use powder when you can add crunch? Mix these fun protein crunchies into your cereal, smoothie bowl, yogurt cup or shake for a boost of energy and better bodybuilding weight loss results for both women and men
  • ALWAYS GRASS-FED: Unlike other whey proteins, our Northern California source farms ensure year-round grass-fed supply. For over five years we have worked with the same farms. PROMIX brings years of true quality you can trust to your whey protein supplements
  • HIGHER TESTING STANDARDS: PROMIX has higher testing standards on whey quality than any other whey protein: Corn free, soy free, gluten free, non GMO, hormone free and no chemical bleaching or additives. Our vital ingredients are all naturals.
  • MORE THAN JUST WHEY: Our whey miracle formula has 0.75% sunflower lecithin for extra nutrition and to make PROMIX easier to mix than any other whey. Add it to a shake, a smoothie bowl, or your homemade protein bars

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*review 4/21/19

DO NOT BUY THESE!!

These are absolute shit!!

1. It says chocolate flavor! But if you read on it says unflavored! Well wtf is it! It’s unflavored these taste like shit! Like an unflavored dog food biscuit! And they are extremely dry! Thank God they offered the trial size! I almost bought the full-size one! Btw the giant bottle pictured above is tiny! It’s this big!

The Puffs aren’t Puffs at all! They are like fish food pellets! And the fish food probably tastes better!

These absolutely lose! However; since they claim to be grass fed protein, they are definitely ahead of the chemical Puffs!!

1. ISO Poofs! That actually taste like apple cinnamon!

2. Promix no taste pellets! I refuse to call them Puffs!

3. Twin Peaks chemical Puffs!

Number 3 is in the garbage and Number 2 is sure to follow!


Supplement Review: Battle of the Protein Poofs! MPA ISO Poofs

MPA Iso Poofs is the perfect snack or cereal for anyone who enjoys satisfying a sweet craving without sabotaging their dieting efforts. In fact, you can conveniently incorporate MPA Iso Poofs into your nutrition plan as it would be a sufficient animal protein or whey protein shake replacement.

I created MPA Iso Poofs to be as low in dietary fat and carbohydrates as possible. I wanted to create something that would be interchangeable with your standard whey protein shakes that people use in diet plans regularly.

Let’s face it, strict dieting to get into amazing shape takes strong discipline, rigid dieting practices, and the mental toughness to endure oftentimes a bland and monotonous nutrition protocol. MPA Iso Poofs allows you to keep to your high protein, low fat, and low carbohydrate program perfectly while enjoying something that satisfies your “sweet tooth” or sugar-filled craving!

MPA Iso Poofs can be enjoyed as a delicious cereal, accompanied with your choice of fat-free milk, or your preferred milk replacement i.e., (Almond, coconut, cashew milk etc…). You could also use pasteurized liquid egg whites as a “milk substitute” as well.

MPA Iso Poofs can also be enjoyed simply as a snack, eaten dry like you would a bowl of popcorn or any “finger food” snack.

Finally you can truly enjoy and consume something sweet, delicious, yet nutritious every day on your strict diet plan without sabotaging your progress. Don’t be fooled by other supposed “diet friendly” food/snack products, such as chips, popcorn, bars, etc… Read their nutrition facts and while one might be “low in carbs” — it will be higher in dietary fat, and contain more oils than you should feel comfortable dieting with.

I am very particular and picky with my own nutritional needs and MPA Iso Poofs get’s the MPA stamp of approval — so you can feel confident enjoying them on your own diet.

Features & details

  • Less Than 1g of Sugar Per Serving
  • Less Than 1g of Fat Per Serving
  • 19g of Protein Per Serving
  • High Protein Cereal or Dry Snack

-MPA

The product although in a cardboard box comes in a giant ziplock bag.

ISO poofs!! Now this is the real deal!!! No chemical smell and it tastes like apple cinnamon! It also really has a cereal taste!

The calories are low and the macros are nice!

wow these taste great! They come in apple cinnamon and French toast! I want both! I want to add these as a tool to my summer cut!

Be happy losing weight! If you are miserable you might not succeed!

These make me happy!

hands down these win the battle of the poofs!

So far! We have one more entry!

Promix protein puffs


Supplement Review: Battle of the Protein Poofs! Twin Peaks Protein Puffs

Twin Peaks Ingredients believes you should push your health to the peak. That’s why we’re named after a monumental double crested mountain located in the Southwestern United States. We help you reach your highest potential through sound nutrition. Our Protein Puffs dominate the snack market because they provide 21 grams of protein, 2 grams of carbs, and less than 4g of fat per serving. Not only that, they fit into every diet—our puffs are gluten free, soy free, nut free, potato free, and keto friendly. Protein is an essential part of every diet. Your body uses protein to build and repair tissues. Protein is also needed to make enzymes, hormones, other body chemicals, and is the building block for bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood. Instead of resorting to protein powder to reach your daily goal, eat delicious real food! Try our puffs today and push your health to the peak! Nacho Cheese (300g, 21g Protein, 2g Carbs, 130 Cals)

Twin Peaks Ingredients Nacho Cheese Protein Puffs
Push your health to the Peak!
naturally occurring branched-chain amino acids, BCAA, essential amino acids, muscle growth
gluten free, nut free, low calorie, soy free, potato free, low carb
sports nutrition snack made with milk protein isolate and natural flavors

Features & details

  • FITS INTO EVERY DIET: Our Protein Puffs are completely free of junk—no nuts, no soy, no gluten, no potatoes, low carbs and low fat. It’s even Ketogenic! We bake our quality ingredients so you get the best puff possible.
  • REAL FOOD. GREAT PROTEIN: You no longer have to resort to protein powder to meet your dietary goals—our puffs are real food with a great taste. One cup has 21g of protein with 4.2g BCAAs and 4.5g Glutamic Acid.
  • HIGH IN PROTEIN, LOW IN CARBS: Our puffs have as much protein as they do flavor at 21 grams of protein per serving. Plus they only have 2 grams of carbs! Looking for a healthier snack? We’ve got you covered.
  • LOW IN CALORIES, HIGH IN FLAVOR: Each serving contains only 130 calories! Our puffs are tossed in a robust seasoning, promptly packaged and sealed with a tamper proof/stay-fresh seal to ensure product safety and maximum flavor.
  • MILK PROTEIN: Protein Puffs are derived from high quality milk protein isolate. Unlike concentrates, our milk protein isolate undergoes microfiltration to separate protein from lactose & fat, resulting in less calories.
-twin peaks ingredients

I got these poofs because I am doing a keto diet and I wanted a low carb snack that’s not a: protein shake, nuts, beef jerky, or nut butter

The product definitely intrigued me!

But what I got was disappointing!

When I opened the bottle and took off the safety seal I took a big whiff and all I smelled is chemicals! And not surprisingly, I tasted not much of anything except chemicals and chalk!

Two huge thumbs down! However, they do have a ton of flavors! Maybe, this flavor just sucks! Bad!

I may try a different flavor, but for the price it’s is super unlikely!


Supplement Review: Betancourt BCAAs

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Supplement Review: L-Carnitine 1500 Heat by VMI Sports

L-Carnitine 1500 HEAT uses a trifecta of three different Carnitine supplements to help ignite your metabolism, enhance calorie burning, and accelerate fat loss without the use of any stimulants whatsoever.

1.5g L-Carnitine ⎹ 750mg Acetyl L-Carnitine ⎹ 750mg L-Carnitine L-Tartrate

INCREASED FAT BURNING

Carnitine enhances your body’s ability to burn fat for fuel, potentially transforming you into a pure fat burning machine.

IMPROVED BODY COMPOSITION

The combination of proven fat loss agents in L-Carnitine, Grains of Paradise, Green Tea, and Gamma-Butyrobetaine (GBB) can provide rapid results leading to superior body composition.

ENHANCED PERFORMANCE

Carnitine allows your body the ability to burn fat for energy while training, allowing you to last longer during your workouts, for increased calorie burning and performance.

NON-STOP USE

L-Carnitine 1500 HEAT contains no stimulants whatsoever, meaning there’s no tolerance build up and you never a need to cycle on and off.

FAQ

What is Carnitine?

Carnitine is a substance naturally produced by the body that’s found in all cells. It can improve the body’s ability to metabolize fat for energy, thus transforming you into a true, blue fat-burning machine. L-Carnitine 1500 HEAT uses three highly bioavailable forms of L-Carnitine (L-Carnitine, Acetyl L-Carnitine & L-Carnitine L-Tartrate), for maximum effectiveness to help promote weight loss.

What is Green Tea Leaf Extract?

Green tea is one of the most widely consumed beverages on the planet. It’s loaded with antioxidants and polyphenols (including EGCG), which have been shown to boost metabolism and enhance fat loss.

What is Gamma-Butyrobetaine Ethyl Ester Chloride?

Gamma-Butyrobetaine (GBB) is a precursor to Carnitine, which has been dubbed as a “Super Carnitine” because of its ability to increase carnitine production by up to 300%!

What is Grains of Paradise?

Grains of Paradise is a premium grade extract standardized to 12.5% 6-paradol. Research demonstrates it enhances energy expenditure and can reduce body fat, all without the use of stimulants.

Who can take L-Carnitine 1500 HEAT?

L-Carnitine 1500 HEAT can be used by anyone looking to help burn some extra fat without the use of any extra stimulants, which could affect heart rate or sleep.

How much should I take?

Consume 1 serving (1 tablespoon), preferably on an empty stomach, prior to a meal or prior to exercise.

Do not consume consume more than one serving at a time, and no more than two servings within a 24-hour period.

How much caffeine does L-Carnitine 1500 HEAT contain?

L-Carnitine 1500 HEAT contains absolutely zero caffeine. It is a stimulant free fat loss supplement that improves the body’s natural fat burning mechanisms for greater calorie burning and improved weight loss.

Do I need to cycle L-Carnitine 1500 HEAT?

No, since there are no stimulants in L-Carnitine 1500 HEAT, it can be used continually.

What can I stack L-Carnitine 1500 HEAT with?

Pre-workout: Stack 1 serving in Vasogen®Powder or K-XR®, for some extra fat burning during your workout.

Before breakfast: Stack 1 serving with Caffinity® to reduce appetite and enhance fat burning all day long.

This stuff is delicious and I feel the noticeable increase in body heat about 15mins later!

This is great and can’t hurt to use it as it tastes great! Definite treat on a low carb Keto diet!


Recipe: homemade low carb Buffalo Chicken Salad

Ingredients:

Chicken: grilled, smoked or rotisserie

Celery (diced)

Gorgonzola blue cheese or any blue cheese

And Franks red hot (buffalo wing sauce)

Directions:

As most of you know I got an awesome Bluetooth smoker

And I have been smoking 3 chickens a week for my diet.

12-14hrs. I just pour a little mustard bbq sauce on the skin and rub it in and boom let it cook and it’s done.

Pull all the meat off when it’s hot and it just falls off the bone!

Once you have your buckets of meat take some add the ingredients above:

Celery, buffalo wing sauce, and blue cheese and then toss in a closed container! Boom that’s it!

serve over cauliflower rice and Enjoy!


Recipe: Low Carb, Low Fat General Tso’s Turkey


Gen Tso’s Ground Turkey

Ingredients:

3lbs ground turkey 

2 red peppers (any color)

1 bag riced Cauliflower 

Mushrooms (I used fresh baby Bella’s this time)

Olive oil 

1/4 cup Braggs liquid aminos 


1/2 cup rice vinegar (no sodium no sugar added) 


1 spice packet of Gen Tsos chicken 


Meat seasoning optional: 

Cayenne pepper

Black pepper 

Chipotle pepper

And I topped it with jalepeno pepper flakes 

Directions:

Pour olive oil to coat the bottom of the pan a little extra is ok! 

Brown the meat and season it then drain offf the excess oil into the original container and throw out! Don’t clog your sink drain! 

Then add the remaining ingredients and stir thouroughly! 

Cover and cook on 5 for 10mins 

Add the jalepeno flakes garnish 

Remove from heat and allow to cool a little and then enjoy! It’s that easy! 


For the authentic Asian feel you can top with hot sauce and drizzle sirarcha mayo! 

**Update** July 2nd this time they only had Broccoli and Cauliflower rice mix, which is great because I love both!  


Recipe: Low carb, low fat, Taco Turkey Sola

This is a recipe given to me from female bodybuilder Women’s Physique competitor Caridad Sola! 


Ingredients: 

Olive oil 

3lbs ground turkey 

1 bag of Riced Cauliflower 

2 red bell peppers (any color will do)

1 packet of 30% less taco seasoning 

1 8oz can of tomato sauce 

Optional: 

Mushrooms

I added: 

Cayenne pepper 

Chipotle pepper 

Black pepper


My store wanted to charge $5.95 for riced cauliflower and this bag of diced up was $2.99 so I went with the better buy! 




You can go fresh mushrooms, I used can because they last longer and I will have them on hand. Make sure you buy the no sodium added! 

Directions:
Chop up peppers and mushrooms if you have to and set aside. 

Pour olive oil into a deep pan to cover the bottom, don’t worry if you pour too much the extra benefits will be good for you! 

Brown the turkey meat and pour off the extra fat back into the original container. Don’t pour it down the drain! You will eventually clog it! I cooked it on a 5 heat

Add the remaining ingredients cook on high for 10mins and then turn to 2 and simmer for 20mins. 

At first it will look like there isn’t enough liquid, but once you cook it, the juices from the pepper will release and add to the tomato sauce! 


Serve and enjoy! 

If you want to get shredded add this to your diet regimine and work your butt off in the gym! 

**Update** 1 hr later

I made a second batch and it came out much better! The only thing I did different was brown the meat with the additional spices. I still waited to add the taco spice packet after the meat was browned and the other ingredients were added. 


Spice it up! 

Try it you will like it! 

**Update** June 25th 2017 

This is the riced Cauliflower


This is the final dish


The riced Cauliflower is more money in my store. The benefit is in the cook time! 

10 mins on high and 5mins to simmer after the meat is brown because you don’t need the extra time to make the cauliflower bits to get soft. The riced Cauliflower cooks really fast. The extra 5 mins is to make sure the peppers are cooked and the juices released. 

Check it out try it both ways see what you like best! You can also grab a whole head of Cauliflower and pulse it in a food processor/vitamix for the ultra money saver! If you have one. 

**Update** July 2nd this time they only had Broccoli and Cauliflower rice mix, which is great because I love both!  


Supplement Review: Rocbody Meal Prep

  
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I have gotten a few combinations. 

7oz ground bison with 6oz broccoli and 6oz sweet potato

7oz ground turkey with 6oz asparagus and 6oz sweet potato

7oz Tilipia with 6oz of mixed veggies ands 6oz sweet potato

I then cut the sweet potato and increased to 7oz of each vegetable

I had to discontinue the turkey as it was way too dry! It was torture eating it! The Bison is moist and delicious, but I can’t eat it 3 times a day! So I rotate 2 meals one day, one meal the next, 2 meals the next day etc… I rotate it with grilled chicken. 

I also removed the Tilipia, because it is good once in a while, but everyday it gets tiring! Plus the fear of transport back and forth from Manhattan in the summer is a worry. Especially; if for some reason I don’t eat it before I leave work, I carry it back to New Jersey and to the gym. 

My current configuration is:

7oz ground bison with 7oz broccoli 

7oz grilled chicken with 7oz  asparagus 

The food is delivered fresh not frozen! I though it was delivered frozen, so the hard part is being there for the delivery. 

The food is delicious! I’m pretty sure there is fresh garlic in the bison and the veggies. Add a little Siracha or Trader Joes green dragon hot sauce on the grilled chicken and boom it’s off to the races!