Tagged: protein

What Can Chia Seeds Do For You?

May 12th, 2016 | protein

Chia was a COMPLETELY foreign ingredient to me a few years ago. Because of my Leaky Gut issues in the past I’m always a little tentative with nuts and seeds. But as I’ve experimented with chia I’m happy to report I really haven’t experienced any negative symptoms – quite the opposite. First things first, I […]

Detoxing Your Body of Sugar

September 2nd, 2015 | protein

Diabetic patients are constantly tracking their sugar level and they have to keep themselves away from any ill-effects of too much of it. Anyway, if you think you have taken a lot of sugar and want to get rid of it from your body, can you believe that there is a way to detox your […]

Vegan Protein Combinations

August 2nd, 2015 | protein

A vegan, or “strict vegetarian,” may want to pay closer attention to the types of protein sources because plant-based foods are incomplete proteins. That doesn’t mean they don’t contain enough protein, it means they don’t contain all the essential amino acids. Combining different protein sources ensures an ample supply of all them. A Little Amino Acid […]

The Order You Eat the Food On Your Plate Does Matters

July 18th, 2015 | protein

Let’s say you’re eating the way the USDA recommends with a big plate of protein, vegetables, and complex carbohydrates (like whole wheat bread, oats, and brown rice.) New research has shown that the order you eat those foods affects your blood sugar, which is especially important for folks with Type 2 diabetes. The short version: […]

Low Carb Vegetarian Protein Foods

June 1st, 2015 | protein

Are you a vegetarian interested in reducing the carbohydrate in your diet? Depending on what you’ve been eating before changing to a low carb (or lower-carb) diet, you may have to pay more attention to getting enough protein, as some of the usual sources of protein for vegetarians, such as whole grains, come with a […]

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