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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, [...]

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 [...]

Best Foods to Tame a Hangover

Best Foods to Tame a Hangover It’s happened to most of us. After a night out and a few drinks, you wake up with a pounding headache, you feel nauseous, and you just want to [...]

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 [...]

PCOS and Your Diet: What You Need to Know

PCOS and Your Diet: What You Need to Know September is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) awareness month. For some of you, this may be the first time you’ve ever heard of it.  But for the [...]

Are Your Hormones Causing You to Gain Weight?

Are Your Hormones Causing You to Gain Weight? The days of thinking your weight all boils down to calories are long gone. These days, scientists are confirming what women have known all along--hormones, whether from [...]

Honor Your Heart with A Plant-Based Diet

Honor Your Heart with A Plant-Based Diet Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US for both men and women. If you have high cholesterol, diabetes, blood pressure, a history of heart [...]

Bacteria – The Good, the Bad, and Your Gut

Bacteria – The Good, the Bad, and Your Gut If you’re like most people, the very thought of bacteria makes you reach for your hand sanitizer. But when it comes to your gut, bacteria can [...]

Lower Your Glycemic Load and Lose Weight

Lower Your Glycemic Load and Lose Weight When it comes to carbs, it seems like people are either all about them or avoid them at all costs. But carbohydrates can have both a positive effect [...]

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

Non-Heme Iron: Is it Better for Your Health? It’s no secret that iron is good for you—but did you know that not all iron is created equal? Heme and non-heme, the two different types of iron, [...]

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 [...]

Pea Protein and the Paleo Diet

Pea Protein and the Paleo Diet Each year, approximately 45 million Americans go on a diet. With demand like that, new diets seem to pop up every week. The paleo diet is all the rage [...]

Protein & Weight Loss Surgery

Protein & Weight Loss Surgery If you've recently had or are planning to undergo weight-loss surgery (e.g. gastric by-pass, lap band, gastrectomy, etc.), here are important things to know before using Growing Naturals rice and [...]