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    Vitamin D is anti-catabolic / anabolic, protects liver from cortisol injury

    In a recent post of mine I discussed the effects of cortisol on various aminotransferases (especially TAT), their role as biomarkers of catabolism, and how inhibitors of said aminotransferases have a potent anti-catabolic / anabolic effects. In that same post, I also described how cortisol (a...
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    Cholesterol And SFA Are Anabolic; PUFA/MUFA Akin To Chemical Castration

    A pair of interesting study and a commentary in the highly respected Journals of Gerontology. Namely, higher cholesterol intake is associated with much higher lean muscle mass accrual as a result of weight lifting. Interestingly, higher protein intake was not. Even more interestingly, and much...
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    A Proposed Anabolic Mechanism Of Tribulus Terrestris (TT)

    Some people on the forum like @Wagner83 myself and a few others have tried the infamous herb TT with the hope of raising androgens and improving body composition. Despite Wikipedia bashing TT and raising doubts about its effectiveness, there is plenty of evidence from human trials shows the herb...
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    6-keto P4 - Liquid 6-ketoprogesterone For Lab/R&D

    As many forum users know, preventing tissue destruction as a result of hypothyroidism and stress is one of the main topics the pro-metabolic approach focuses on. While tissue catabolism can be drive by a number of mediators working in tandem, the main catabolic steriod in the human organism is...
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    Structural Requirements For An Optimal Anti-Catabolic Steroid

    This post will be a bit long, but I hope it is worth it. I think @Jsaute21 and @dand will find it highly interesting but the information here applies just as much to females wishing to preserve lean tissue and prevent the catabolism that often occurs with aging. Here we go. Lately, I have been...
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    Glycine is anticatabolic

    The study was done in a cancer model, but it should apply to any situation characterised by a catabolic muscle state - i.e. overtraining, starvaton, shock, estrogen-dominance, etc. In addition, in this study glycine also inhibited tumor growth while citirulline (which is a metabolite of...
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