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10 Things You Need to Know About Protein Power

You need protein to build muscle, manage your metabolism, and support tissue repair. But how much? What kind? And can you get too much? We answer your top-12 questions about protein. When it …

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Boost Metabolism Naturally in 8 Easy Ways

If youíve been overindulging on the alcohol or skimping on the workouts, your metabolism may be lagging. Whatís worse, you may feel ever so slightly under the weather, which is no way to live. But rem…

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12 Best Non-Meat Protein Sources

Contrary to popular misconception, you donít need to devour a 16-ounce T-Bone steak to fulfill your daily protein quota. In fact, you donít need any meat at all. Whether youíre a full-blown vegetarian…

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Are You Ready for Cricket Flour Cookies?

Ever have a hard time finding an affordable, healthy, and environmentally sustainable source of pure protein for you and your family? Soy is a mixed bag, beef and fish can be unsustainable and expensi…

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25 Vegan Sources for Protein

If you've been vegan for any length of time, there's a pretty good chance that someone's asked you the ubiquitous question, "How do you get enough protein?" It's a common misconception that you need a…

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Is Test Tube Meat in Our Near Futures?

Whether you are a carnivore or not, we all can agree that the bulk of our meat production industry†is unsustainable, inhumane and unhealthy. Factory farms are bad for the environment,†the animals, and…

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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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