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Protein Powder Primer: Whey or No Whey?

I have many clients who tell me they want to cut back on meat but they are worried about getting enough protein every day.  I tell them about the great, delicious vegetarian sources of whole food prot…

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What the Dairy Industry is NOT Telling You

Why are so many people convinced that dairy is the best source of calcium? A strategic marketing campaign from the dairy industry would have us believe that by drinking milk, we will be protected from…

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Protein-Packed Smoothie (Recipe)

  Protein is one of the most important nutrients to jumpstart your day. But skip the greasy, fatty eggs and bacon, and go for a protein-packed smoothie instead. Here's one of my favorites. …

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Are Your Nut Butter Cravings Out of Control?

Too many times have I cracked open a half-full jar of almond butter, spoon firmly in hand, with the heroic intention of taking one small spoonful, only to spot my feet through the bottom glass mere mi…

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Can a Big Breakfast Save You From Major Disease?

A recent study done by researchers at Tel Aviv University says "Yes." And that's not all. The study also found that eating a high calorie breakfast can protect you from more than half a dozen serious …

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4 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

'Tis the season of holiday parties, frothy mugs of eggnog, sugary cookies, and plenty of good cheer. It is a lovely season, but once the new year arrives, many of us are filled with regret. The averag…

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5 Places to Sneak Hemp Into Your Diet

Hemp is on my list of top superfoods. Hemp is high in protein and healthy fats, and is very low in cholesterol and sodium. It is also a good source of zinc, and a very good source of magnesium. Hemp c…

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Ready in 20: Delicious, Protein-Packed Dal Soup

This is a soup I love to enjoy on a cool evening, with warm bread or just on its own. It is easy to prepare, because the yellow lentil in it cooks quite quickly. Mung dal is a great source of protein,…

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Perfectly Spiced Bean Dip

Recipe: Bean Dip From: Renee Press at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! Yield : 2 cups Prep Time : 5m Cook Time : 5m Ready In : 15m Perfect for a weeknight…

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Red Lentil and Amaranth Protein Patties

Recipe: Protein Patties From: Renee Press at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! Yield : 12-15 Prep Time : 10m Cook Time : 35m Ready In : 45m These little pa…

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