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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 [...]

7 Diseases Plant Proteins Help Fight

7 Diseases Plant Proteins Help Fight Think of the word “protein.” What’s the first thing that pops into your head? If you’re like a lot of people, it’s often the image of a big, red [...]

Three Scientifically Proven Reasons to Eat More Protein

Three Scientifically Proven Reasons to Eat More Protein If you follow the latest in health and nutrition, you’ve likely heard some conflicting opinions over the years about what you should and shouldn’t eat. One thing [...]

Portion Control: Key to a Healthy Weight

Portion Control: Key to a Healthy Weight  If you’ve ever downed an entire pint of ice cream in one sitting or made an extra trip (or two) at an all-you-can eat buffet, chances are you [...]

Top Foods to Fight Breast Cancer

Top Foods to Fight Breast Cancer If you notice a lot of pink during October, from advertisements to product packages to football uniforms, it ‘s for a good reason—October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Approximately [...]

The Top 6 Healthiest, Must-Have Foods for Men

The Top 6 Healthiest, Must-Have Foods for Men Change is a fact of life as we age, and nowhere is that more evident than around the waistline. The days of being able to eat whatever [...]

6 Reasons to Add More Plant Protein to Your Diet

6 Reasons to Add More Plant Protein to Your Diet There’s no magic solution to losing weight and maintaining a healthy waistline, but there is something that comes pretty close—protein. Protein has been proven in [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

What is Protein and Why do You Need it Everyday?

 What is Protein and Why do You Need it? Protein, protein, protein. You’ve probably heard this term quite a few times by now or seen it increasingly promoted in food products at your grocery store. [...]