Tag: protein

Top 5 benefits of spirulina

Top 5 benefits of spirulina

A circular network of blues and greens,  Spirulina is a microscopic algae that was originally used by NASA astronauts as a dietary supplement. It’s name comes from the spiral shape, and is a photosynthetic bacterium found in marine and fresh waters. Spirulina exhibits amazing anti-inflammatory […]

Understanding food nutrition labels

Understanding food nutrition labels

Part of being plant-strong and eating whole foods is understanding food nutrition labels. Quite frankly, part of being healthy in any capacity is knowing how to read nutrition labels. More and more, we are demanding to know what’s on our plates and how what we […]

Mediterranean Diet Review

Mediterranean Diet Review

There are so many diets out there, all claiming to be the one solution you need to lose weight or get healthy. They range from super calorie-restricting, to low carb or low fat, to high protein or high fat diets. Today we’re focusing on two of […]

Why do I crave beef?

Why do I crave beef?

Remember those dioramas in the American Museum of Natural History? Those exhibits of human origins that are larger than life? Imagine yourself as the ancient caveman or woman of 35,000 years ago, carrying a spear thrower made out of antlers or ivory, and stalking his […]

Plant-based protein list

Plant-based protein list

Raise your hand if you’ve grown up thinking that your dinner plate had to consist of some type of meat, a side of potato or pasta, and a wilted, overcooked green vegetable.  Most of us still think that we need to have a “complete” protein […]


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