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BCAAs in Plant Protein Powders: Amount and Benefits for Active Lifestyles

BCAAs in Plant Protein Powders: Amount and Benefits for Active Lifestyles

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Plant protein powders like rice and pea protein do have BCAAs and a comparable amount to that of whey protein. Read on to learn more...

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12 Reasons Pea Protein is Good For Your Health

12 Reasons Pea Protein is Good For Your Health

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If better health is your goal, it’s time to check out pea protein. Here are 12 reasons pea protein might be the healthiest thing you consume...

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Uric Acid and Pea Protein: the Facts

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Is pea protein bad for gout? How much purine is in pea protein?  What is Purine? Purine is one of the building blocks of DNA and...

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14 Myths and Science-Based Truths about Pea Protein

14 Myths and Science-Based Truths about Pea Protein

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There are plenty of myths about pea protein making rounds on the internet.  Let’s put these myths to rest so that you can enjoy your Growing...

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Study Compares Plant Protein Versus Whey in MMA Pro-Athletes

Study Compares Plant Protein Versus Whey in MMA Pro-Athletes

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The third clinical trial comparing plant vs animal protein was completed with a group of professional UFC/MMA (mixed martial arts) athletes. Rice protein was found to be...

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3 Ways Eating Protein Helps to Manage Your Weight

3 Ways Eating Protein Helps to Manage Your Weight

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Studies have indicated that high protein diets may improve your body shape, help you lose fat and improve your ability to maintain your weight. What is it about...

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Non-Heme Iron: Is it Better for Your Health?

Non-Heme Iron: Is it Better for Your Health?

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What is the difference between heme and non-heme iron? What is iron and what does iron do in the body? Learn about iron requirements, deficiencies,...

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The Top 6 Nutrients & Foods for Men

The Top 6 Nutrients & Foods for Men

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One of the best, most effective ways to beat the dad bod as you approach middle age is through a healthy diet. Here are some...

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Should I Exercise when I’m Sick?

Should I Exercise when I’m Sick?

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The rule of thumb, according to medical experts is to do “what you can, and if you can’t do it, then don’t.” Listen to your...

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Protein for Muscle & Exercise Recovery

Protein for Muscle & Exercise Recovery

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Protein is a key player for any exercise enthusiast, but especially if you are looking to stay in shape or gain lean muscle definition. But when...

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20 Creative Ways to Use Protein Powder (that Aren't Shakes or Smoothies)

20 Creative Ways to Use Protein Powder (that Aren't Shakes or Smoothies)

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Here are 20 ways and ideas to add protein into foods that aren't shakes or smoothies!

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Latest Results Confirm High Digestibility of Pea and Rice Protein

Latest Results Confirm High Digestibility of Pea and Rice Protein

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What exactly is protein digestibility and does it matter? Do plant foods have better or worse digestibility and what about plant protein powders? Find this...

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