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

Best Science-Based Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Best, Science-Based Anti-Inflammatory Diet No, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant (and other nightshade plants) are not causing inflammation in your body, so you don't have to stop eating them.  This myth has been making the internet rounds [...]

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 [...]

7 Reasons You Need to Try Pea Protein

7 Reasons You Need to Try Pea Protein When it comes to protein, there are a lot of options on the market. One of these options (that you may have not even considered before) is [...]

12 Reasons Pea Protein is Great for Your Health

12 Reasons Pea Protein is Great For Your Health  From whey to soy to rice, protein powders come in all different forms. Each has its own benefits, so choosing the perfect protein can be a [...]

How to Manage Hunger After Exercise

How to Manage Hunger After Exercise Starting an exercise program means plenty of amazing benefits for the body—it can help you lose fat, increase your cardiovascular endurance, and help you manage stress. At the same [...]

How much protein is in food?

How much protein is in food? The protein content of foods varies from source to source (as you'll see in the list below). Generally, animal sources (like meat, poultry and fish) tend to have higher [...]

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 [...]

Top Tips for Going Vegan

Top Tips for Going Vegan If you’ve ever thought about incorporating more vegetarian dishes into your diet or making the leap to go vegan, you’re onto something. Studies continue to show that balanced plant-based diets—or [...]

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 [...]

4 Things I Learned from Competitive Bodybuilding

4 Things I Learned from Competitive Bodybuilding  Last year, I embarked on a new challenge.  I decided to give the sport of bodybuilding a try.  I’d always had a muscular physique and the gym was [...]

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 [...]

Going Vegan? Make Sure you Eat These

Going Vegan? Make Sure you Eat These Tis' the season for resolutions.   And if you are one of the 10,000+ taking the Veganuary pledge this month, then you definitely want to read this. Veganuary is [...]

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 [...]