Allergies/Intolerances2018-01-11T15:50:06+00:00

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 [...]

Grains—Are They Good or Bad for You?

Grains—Are They Good or Bad for You? There are plenty of fad diets out there. And with every fad diet, there's usually a villain—like carbs, fats, sugar, and gluten, to name just a few. Sometimes, [...]

Gluten-Free Labels: What Do They Really Mean?

Gluten-Free Labels: What Do They Really Mean?   Gluten-Free. Without Gluten. Certified Gluten-Free. These are just a few of the labels you might run across when looking for gluten-free foods in the grocery store. For [...]

12 Myths About Gluten

12 Myths About Gluten For those with celiac or gluten intolerance, the growing availability of gluten-free foods is a welcome and much-needed change. With an estimated 2.5 million people in the United States still undiagnosed, [...]

7 Reasons to Choose a Single-Source Protein Powder

7 Reasons to Choose a Single-Source Protein Powder Protein powder blends are a new thing. It’s when you find multiple sources of protein in a product, from animal to plant-based.   There are whey plus soy [...]

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 [...]

Our Gluten-Free Promise

  At Growing Naturals we truly recognize the importance of having gluten free products, not only for those with Celiac Disease but for those with gluten sensitivities, multiple food allergies, or those who simply choose [...]

Allergen Processing FAQs

What type of facility do you use to manufacture your protein powders? Growing Naturals rice and pea proteins are manufactured in a GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) Certified facility.  This certification is regulated by the FDA [...]

Tweet Chat Recap: Back to School with Allergies

A recap of the tweet chat on 8/26 with Kait Turshen of BubbleGirlBakes.com: Q1: What are the latest statistics on food allergies in the US?  According to the Food Allergy Research and Education organization, approximately 15 [...]

Gluten-Free Diet’s Effect on Colon Cancer Risk

Does Celiac Disease increase the risk of colon cancer? Can a gluten-free diet help? Researchers in Italy wanted to determine this, considering the damaging effect gluten can have on the intestines in people with Celiac [...]

Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding tied to Celiac Disease

Abnormal uterine bleeding appears to be yet another symptom of Celiac Disease... For this small research study in 2014, scientists interviewed and compared menstrual history in a group of women with CD versus a group [...]

Neurologic Effects of Celiac Disease in Children

The impact of gluten on someone with Celiac Disease (CD) can be very damaging to the gut--but did you know it can also affect brain function?  It is estimated that 8-10% of people with CD [...]

Protein Myth Buster: Not all Protein Powders Contain MSG

What is MSG? Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is a flavor enhancer and preservative commonly added to canned foods, Chinese food and other processed food products. MSG has been associated with negative health effects, though the research [...]