Protein Recipes & Facts

Protein Recipes & Facts

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For a long time now, whey protein has been pretty much the unrivaled king of the protein powder world. But, before that, eggs were the protein of choice. And, although it’s not as widely used these days, you can still get your hands on egg white protein powder. In reality, this oft-forgotten protein source does have some pretty unique advantages that they make it a viable option for you. How does […]

With its unique, distinct taste, pea protein can sometimes be a tough ingredient for any smoothie. However, for those who want a great vegan protein with a spectacular amino acid profile, pea protein is tough to beat. Some people complain that a plant-based protein doesn’t does taste like a whey protein shake, for example. This is because plant-based protein has a totally different consistency than a milk-based protein. Instead of becoming sticky when you […]

How many times have you picked up a supplement bottle and read something along the lines of “take 1 to 4 pills, 2 to 3 times per day”? When you first start taking a new supplement, sometimes it takes a bit of trial and error to determine the optimal dosage for your needs. Often, the packaging or label can be rather vague about how much you should actually take. Luckily, our […]

Quick answer: Yes, protein powder can expire due to Maillard browning – the breakdown of lysine, a key amino acid in protein powders. To check if your protein powder has expired, smell or taste a small amount and trust your senses. For more details, read on! If you use protein powder as a supplement to help fill in occasional gaps in your diet, there’s a strong chance that these tubs of powder have […]

It’s becoming increasingly common for people to look for other ways to use all that protein powder they have stockpiled. Just tossing into a shaker cup with some water isn’t enough anymore. We see now tons of recipes for using whey and other protein powders in baking and other unexpected places. But, what about egg white protein powder? In addition to using it the same way that whey and other powders […]

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Intermittent fasting has gained recent hype in the health and wellness industry. In fact, in 2019, intermittent fasting was one of the most searched diets according to Google Trends 1.  While intermittent fasting may not be for everyone, research suggests that intermittent fasting may provide significant health benefits, especially for improved gut health.  This article will explore what intermittent fasting is as well as the benefits of intermittent fasting with a […]

We talk a lot about protein in discussions surrounding health and nutrition. Eating protein is an essential part of our diets as humans, as this nutrient plays a role in many major functions in our bodies, including enzymatic reactions, hormonal responses, and maintaining our structure and strength.  But how are proteins actually made in the body from the food that we eat? In other words, what is protein synthesis?      […]

Gaining weight in a healthy way is a common goal for many people who want to build strength. On the surface, gaining weight should be as simple as eating more calories than what is being used by the body.  But once you dig deeper, you learn that there is more to the story. This is why people may turn to foods like protein bars for weight gain goals.     Why […]

Collagen is the most abundant type of protein in the body. Although it’s most known for its role in the muscles and connective tissue, this important protein is actually found almost everywhere.  Although your body makes collagen, it’s possible to become deficient with a poor diet. Aging and some health conditions can also decrease the amount and quality of collagen your body produces.  There’s no way to test for collagen deficiency, […]

Protein powders are a staple in many diets. What is easier than adding a scoop of high-quality protein into smoothies, brownie mixes, and other recipes to get a boost of nutrition with little effort?   Many of us know that protein powders can be a healthy addition to many diets, but knowing which type of protein powder to choose can be a challenge. While some may find it overwhelming to have tons […]