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

14 Myth Busters about Pea Protein

Let's put these myths to rest so that you can enjoy your Growing Naturals pea protein powder. 1. Myth: Pea protein is made from sweet green peas.  Truth: It is actually made from field peas, which [...]

14 Myth Busters about GN Rice Protein

14 Myth Busters about GN Rice Protein Let's put these myths to rest... 1.  Myth: Rice protein is NOT usable by the body. Truth: Rice protein powder is just as easily digested and absorbed as [...]

Real Talk with Guru Kathleen Uhran: Running Tips

Real Talk with Guru Kathleen Uhran: Running Tips Thinking about running…maybe a half marathon this summer? I love to run, so I’d say stop thinking and just DO IT. But consider a few things first: Do [...]

The Naturopathic Guide to Weight Management

Summer is coming and who doesn't want to feel great and look fit. The key to achieving your fitness goals is making simple lifestyle changes now. Doing a crash and burn diet approach ends up [...]

The Buddy System for Weight Loss

The Buddy System for Weight Loss Have you ever been at a bar/restaurant, couldn't decide what to order so you turned to your friend or significant other to ask what they're ordering?  (Unless it's something outlandish) [...]

6 things to Avoid for Better Health

6 things to Avoid for Better Health   And we don't mean pizza and burgs--those are actually ok once in a while. There are a few activities however that you should limit if you are trying [...]

Does using protein supplements cause cancer?

Some of you might be wondering this very question, thanks to the new study published in the British Journal of Cancer which has been making its rounds in the media lately. The short answer is: no. This [...]

5 Ways to Beat a Holiday Food Coma

Real talk with Kelly Itsell: 5 Ways to Beat a Holiday Food Coma The holiday parties and family gatherings are in full swing and this is that crucial time when you can really spiral out of control [...]

Should I Exercise when I’m Sick?

Should I Exercise when I’m Sick? You've been going to the gym consistently, finally built a routine and on track for your goals--then all of a sudden you start to feel run down and before [...]

Sleep: the Easiest Way to Manage Your Weight

Sleep: the Easiest Way to Manage Your Weight Sleep is incredibly beneficial for mental health as well as physical health.  But did you know sleep can also help to manage your weight?  If you've recently [...]

How Stress Affects Your Weight or Waistline

How Stress Affects Your Weight or Waistline Did you know that stress is the basic cause of 60% of all human illness and disease?1  Whether it be job pressures, finances, or health, stress seems to [...]

Myth: Rice Protein Powder is High in Carbs

What is Rice Protein Anyway? First of all, by rice protein powder, we mean a powdered protein supplement with “rice protein” or "brown rice protein" as the main ingredient.  The type of product you buy at [...]

September is National Yoga Month!

Growing Guru & Yogi, Kathleen Uhran of Acktivelife.com shares a favorite recipe and her experience at the Nantucket Yoga Festival: When I go on vacation, there are definitely some foods that I take with me, to make [...]

How to Make a Weight GAIN Supplement

If you've experienced significant, unplanned weight loss from a health condition like Celiac Disease, or other situation, you can use Growing Naturals' rice or pea protein to make a weight gaining food.   Although protein supplements [...]

12 Mindless Ways to Eat Less

12 Mindless Ways to Eat Less Remember that time when you were at the movies and you "accidentally" finished that giant bag of popcorn or whole box of sno-caps before the movie even ended? Hashtag woops. Distractions are dieter's worse nightmare. It's [...]

National Running Day is June 4, 2014!

Kait Turshen of BubbleGirlBakes.com shares her recent experience training for and completing her first half marathon: Two runners walk into a bar. No, no this isn't one of those jokes with a barely mediocre punchline [...]