Posts Tagged ‘protein’

Chia Seeds

Chia seeds seem to be popping up in every grocery store, and on the menu of every hot brunch spot. What ARE they though? Are they even good for you? If you plant them will they grow into Shrek’s hair? (Answer: Yes, Chia Pets use the same chia seeds, for real!) Chia seeds, which are native…

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What is the Best Way to Take Collagen?

If taking better care of your body (both inside and out) is among your current health goals, chances are you may be considering adding collagen to your daily health and beauty regimen. Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body and the main component of connective tissue. It is made up of key…

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Keto Macadamia Bread

Probably the best low-carb keto bread recipe you will find is this keto-friendly macadamia nut bread. Unlike many other low-carb breads, this keto bread does not taste eggy and has a wonderful consistency similar to wheat bread – soft on the inside with a crispy crust. Make it for avocado toasts, for your favorite keto…

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Richard’s Plant Based Protein

What are the Benefits of Plant Based Protein? One of the most common misconceptions about plant-based diets is that they are lacking in protein. Not only is this completely untrue, but plant-based proteins provide some amazing health benefits. Keep reading to learn more about plant-based protein including where to find it, how it benefits your…

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Amino Acids

The body uses chemical substances called amino acids to build the exact type of protein it needs. There are two types of amino acids: essential and nonessential. While the body must get the essential amino acids from foods, it can manufacture the nonessential amino acids on its own if the diet is lacking them. Of…

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Tempeh

What is it? Tempeh is typically a cultured cake of soybeans. It’s been a staple food in Indonesia for centuries. Tempeh is made by cooking soybeans and culturing them overnight. During this time the beans are covered with a thick, white mat of mycelia that binds them together into a solid cake. The next day,…

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