Posts Tagged: plant-based protein

7 Reasons to Give up Animal Protein

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If you’re thinking of becoming a vegetarian or vegan, one question you are likely to be asked is where you are going to get your protein. The truth is that protein comes from lots of places other than animals, and consuming animal protein isn’t the best choice for your health. Here are seven solid reasons… Read more »

5 Ways Protein Can Help You Lose Weight

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Studies have shown that people who follow the recommended daily intake of protein can lose more weight than those who don’t. We’ll look at how incorporating protein into each meal and snack can help you take off the pounds. 1. Protein Controls Your Appetite Your body requires large doses of protein, fat, and carbohydrates for… Read more »

Watch out for These Fad Diets That Don’t Work

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Although it’s no secret that most Americans want to lose weight, the rise of fad diets and weight loss gimmicks has made it harder for most consumers to tell the differences between a high-quality product or service and charming lie. Fad diets often fall in and out of vogue because they promise dramatic results from… Read more »

Enhance Your Weight Loss Efforts with Vitamins

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Vitamins are essential nutrients our bodies need to maintain functions that are essential to life, as our immune system and metabolism. Learn why incorporating vitamins for metabolism and weight loss can boost your weight loss results and improve your overall health. Vital Vitamins for Weight Loss and Overall Wellness Although incorporating healthy sources of plant-based… Read more »

How to Train for Your First 5k or 10K with Plant-based Nutrition

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Every year it happens; the temperatures cool down, pumpkins begin appearing on porches, and races seem to happen every weekend to honor everything from international holy days to raising awareness and money for charitable causes. If you’ve been itching to train for your first 5k, consider incorporating plant-based nutrition into your training regime. How to… Read more »

Incorporate Plant-based Nutrition to Improve Your Joint Health

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Your joints and joint health play a fundamental role not only in our daily lives but our overall health as well. Although regular exercise is one of the healthiest ways to preserve your joint health, incorporating plant-based nutrition for joint health can help, too. Incorporating Plant-based Nutrition for Joint Health For all the wonderful activities… Read more »

Do You Know How Much MSG is in Your Diet?

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  Monosodium glutamate commonly referred to as MSG is a favorite flavor enhancer often used in Asian cuisine and commercial food products. Although researchers are still learning more about the effects of MSG, some studies indicated that consuming too much MSG may lead to short and long term health problems. While MSG doesn’t affect all… Read more »

4 Protein Powder Fillers to Avoid

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Despite increases in the rate of obesity, heart disease, diabetes and other weight-related illnesses, the nutrient supplement is a multi-billion dollar industry that is only growing in breadth, scope, and reach. While one might think this increase in the kinds of nutrition supplements and protein powder options for consumers would result in a decline in… Read more »