The Scoop Blog2018-01-11T15:50:04+00:00

High Animal Protein Intake Linked to Higher Risk of Death

High Animal Protein Intake Linked to Higher Risk of Death A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition determined that diets rich in animal protein, specifically red meat are associated with (or linked) [...]

10 Natural Ways to Sleep Better at Night

10 Natural Ways to Sleep Better at Night   Remember back in the day when bedtime was something you tried to avoid? As kids, staying awake was always more fun than sleeping. As we get [...]

10 Ways to Naturally Boost Your Energy

10 Ways to Naturally Boost Your Energy  Have you ever jumped out of bed, invigorated and ready to tackle your daily tasks, only to find yourself feeling completely wiped out by late afternoon? If so, [...]

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 [...]

Best Science-Based Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Best, Science-Based Anti-Inflammatory Diet No, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant (and other nightshade plants) are not causing inflammation in your body, so you don't have to stop eating them.  This myth has been making the internet rounds [...]

Back to School: Healthy Plant-Based Breakfast for Kids

Back to School: Healthy Plant-Based Breakfast for Kids It’s pretty well-known that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and this is especially true for kids. Starting the day with a balanced breakfast [...]

7 Reasons You Need to Try Pea Protein

7 Reasons You Need to Try Pea Protein When it comes to protein, there are a lot of options on the market. One of these options (that you may have not even considered before) is [...]

12 Reasons Pea Protein is Great for Your Health

12 Reasons Pea Protein is Great For Your Health  From whey to soy to rice, protein powders come in all different forms. Each has its own benefits, so choosing the perfect protein can be a [...]

How to Manage Hunger After Exercise

How to Manage Hunger After Exercise Starting an exercise program means plenty of amazing benefits for the body—it can help you lose fat, increase your cardiovascular endurance, and help you manage stress. At the same [...]

How much protein is in food?

How much protein is in food? The protein content of foods varies from source to source (as you'll see in the list below). Generally, animal sources (like meat, poultry and fish) tend to have higher [...]

A Meat Lover’s Guide to Meatless Dining

A Meat Lover’s Guide to Meatless Dining It’s no secret that plant-based diets are loaded with health benefits, from helping maintain a healthier weight to warding off a plethora of ailments and diseases. But not [...]

IGF-1, Protein, and Cancer—How They’re Connected

IGF-1, Protein, and Cancer—How They’re Connected For many of us, approaching middle age can be a wake-up call when it comes to health. As we get older, adopting a healthier lifestyle is more important than [...]