8 Ways to Eat Out & Stay Lean at the Same Time

8 Ways to Eat Out & Stay Lean at the Same Time For many of you, going on any sort of diet or taking your fitness to the next level means sacrificing a part of your social life (the eating out part). [...]

Bacteria – The Good, the Bad, and Your Gut

Bacteria – The Good, the Bad, and Your Gut If you’re like most people, the very thought of bacteria makes you reach for your hand sanitizer. But when it comes to your gut, bacteria can [...]

Lower Your Glycemic Load and Lose Weight

Lower Your Glycemic Load and Lose Weight When it comes to carbs, it seems like people are either all about them or avoid them at all costs. But carbohydrates can have both a positive effect [...]

7 Benefits of Exercise

7 Benefits of Exercise Exercise is almost like a secret antidote to many of life's ailments.  From depression to heart health and even libido--engaging in a regular exercise routine can improve virtually all aspects of life and [...]

Meal Prepping Gives you More Time for Summer Fun

Meal Prepping Gives you More Time for Summer Fun The summer months bring a new energy to the days with the sunshine out and warmer temps! It can also be a great time to establish [...]

How to Stay Lean During Summer Vacation

How to Stay Lean During Summer Vacation The summer vacation.  As American as apple pie.  Whether you choose a road trip to the mountains or a relaxing getaway at the beach, it’s the perfect way to give [...]

Mindful Eating: What is it and how can it help you lose weight?

Mindful Eating: What is it and how can it help you lose weight? Have you ever gone to a restaurant, ordered your favorite meal, and continued eating long after you were full just because it [...]

Eating the Right Protein on the Ketogenic Diet

Eating the Right Protein on the Ketogenic Diet When selecting a diet, the first question you should ask yourself is, “Is this healthy?” With diets that range from borderline healthy to downright bizarre, finding a [...]

Pea Protein and the Paleo Diet

Pea Protein and the Paleo Diet Each year, approximately 45 million Americans go on a diet. With demand like that, new diets seem to pop up every week. The paleo diet is all the rage [...]

7 Easy Ways to Up the Ante On Your Protein Smoothie

7 Easy Ways to Up the Ante On Your Protein Smoothie Whether you want to fuel your muscles post-workout, add more protein to a vegan diet, or start your day with a healthy meal, protein [...]

How many calories do I need to burn to lose weight?

How many calories do I need to burn to lose weight? Weight loss used to be all about calories in and out--a seemingly simple health equation.  And while this may still work for many, emerging research [...]

20 Creative Ways to Use Protein Powder

20 Creative Ways to Use Protein Powder  Protein powders can be used for much more than you think! There’s nothing like an ice cold smoothie in the dead of the summer or a chilled shake to [...]

How to Avoid Age-Related Weight Gain

As you move into your 30s, 40s, and beyond, (unfortunately) your metabolism starts to naturally SLOWWW DOWN. For many, the primary cause of this is muscle loss.  The phrase: “if you don’t use it, you [...]

3 Ways Eating Protein Helps to Manage Your Weight

3 Ways Eating Protein Helps to Manage Your Weight Did you know that a high protein diet can help to manage your weight--and maybe even lose weight? What makes protein so special when it comes to [...]

How to Set a Successful Health, Fitness or Weight Loss Goal

How to Set a Successful Health, Fitness or Weight Loss Goal How many times have you set a new years resolution and kept it? How about just a health or weight loss goal? Maybe you started [...]

Top 5 Indoor Winter Exercises without Equipment

Real talk with Kevin Hill: Top 5 Indoor Winter Exercises Without Equipment What do you get when you combine cold weather, the holidays, time with family and friends plus delicious foods? A "Holiday Hangover"!  You [...]

How to Use GN Proteins in Your Diet Plan

How to Use GN Proteins in Your Diet Plan Are you following a structured diet plan like paleo or Atkins and want to know how to incorporate GN plant proteins into it? As alternative sources of dietary [...]

Top 7 Holiday Foods to Avoid

Top 7 Holiday Foods to Avoid Avoid is a strong word.  In fact, depriving yourself of "unhealthy" foods that you like can ultimately backfire and lead to an uncontrolled binge of that exact food. Realistically, [...]

10 Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

10 Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain What is it about holidays or holiday food that makes us want to gorge?  And not just once, but every time there is a holiday gathering or party, we [...]

Protein & Weight Loss Surgery

Protein & Weight Loss Surgery If you've recently had or are planning to undergo weight-loss surgery (e.g. gastric by-pass, lap band, gastrectomy, etc.), here are important things to know before using Growing Naturals rice and [...]