High Protein Foods

Foods for Good Health and Weight Loss

Foods for Good Health and Weight Loss We all need fat in our diet, not only to maintain a healthy weight, but to also improve overall health. Though, we are not talking about just any kind of fat, but good-for-you monounsatureted fats. These fats are essential for overall health, cholesterol levels, heart health and weight loss. While including these fats into your diet, it is also important that you are staying away from trans fat and saturated fats. To get your started, we have 5 foods for good health and weight loss. Dark chocolate This is definitaly our favorite on […]

Health Benefits of Bee Pollen

Health Benefits of Bee Pollen Bee pollen is an incredible superfood, often touted as one of nature’s most complete nourishing foods. It’s also made up of about 40% protein and nearly all the nutrients needed for the human body. It’s an alkaline food, loaded with essential minerals, enzymes, trace elements and micro-nutrients. Bee pollen also contains an impressive amount of vitamins including B-complex, vitamins A, C and E. Bee pollen has a sweet, nutty flavor and can easily be added to smoothies, shakes, baked goods and even sprinkled on other foods. In the diet, bee pollen can help balance an […]

9 Energizing Superfoods

9 Energizing Superfoods Do you ever catch yourself continually yawning mid-afternoon? Or have those days where you just feel sluggish? We’ve all been there and sometimes coffee just doesn’t do the trick. Thankfully, there may be a solution to your afternoon drowsiness. Superfoods are packed with vital nutrients that provide the body with long-lasting sustainable energy to keep you going throughout the day. Here is a guide to 9 energizing superfoods. 1. Eggs Eggs are super nutritious and an affordable protein source. In fact, eggs are one of the most nutritious foods on earth. They are full of sustainable energy and loads of essential […]

Our Top Non-GMO Organic Protein Powders

Finding a great tasting, clean protein powder is on the top of the list for many health enthusiasts. While all protein powders claim to be the best, they are definitely not all equal when it comes down to the ingredients.  Most people are familiar with the milk-derived whey and dairy-free soy protein powders. However, there are many plant-based options that are becoming more popular due to a few important factors including the fact that they are easier to digest, taste great, and are nutrient dense. Our top non-gmo organic protein powders also happen to be vegan and/or vegetarian, gluten-free, non toxic, […]

5 Proven Benefits of Chia Seeds

5 Proven Benefits of Chia Seeds Chia Seeds originate Mexico and the Southwest between 1500 and 910 B.C. They were an important part of the Aztec and Mayan diet. Aztec warriors actually used Chia seeds as their main source of fuel during conquests. Chia seeds are incredibly nutritious, they are rich protein, fiber and several essential minerals. As well as Omega-3, antioxidants, B-Vitamins, calcium, and boron. Chia seeds promote digestion health due to their high levels of both soluble fiber (which forms the outer gel), and insoluble fiber. Both types of fiber are excellent for the digestive system. The insoluble fiber helps cleanse the intestinal tract […]

Protein Packed Greek Yogurt

Protein Packed Greek Yogurt Move over yogurt, because Greek yogurt is taking your place as a thicker, richer, healthier snack. Greek yogurt is basically yogurt that is strained to remove the whey and because it is so much more concentrated, it packs way more protein. The Power of Protein Packed Greek Yogurt Removing the whey from yogurt makes the Greek yogurt a lot healthier, in fact, it has 40 percent less sugar and 38 percent less sodium compared to regular yogurt. It also contains 2 times the amount of protein and is a powerful source of this vital macro-nutrient. 8 ounces of […]

11 Superfoods that will Make Your Heart Healthy

11 Superfoods that will Make Your Heart Healthy Whether you are eating them as a snack or a meal, these superfoods can boost and preserve the health of your heart. Studies have found that eating these special superfoods not only benefits your heart, but overall body health as well. Here are 11 superfoods that are beneficial for your heart. 1. Dark Chocolate  Dark chocolate surprisingly has many amazing health benefits. The bio-active compounds found in dark chocolate reduce blood pressure and protect against oxidation of LDL (Low-density Lipoprotein) which lowers cholesterol and reduces the risk of heart disease. 2. Oatmeal […]

Spinach is a Nutritionally Dense Superfood

Spinach is a Nutritionally Dense Superfood Spinach is a leafy green and it is one of the most popular of superfoods and loved for it’s nutritional benefits. It is an excellent source of vitamins including A, B2, B6, C, E and K as well as calcium; copper; iron; folate; folic acid; magnesium; manganese; omega-3 fatty acids; niacin, selenium; and zinc. Spinach may help fight disease and illness Spinach is a rich protein source and packed with phytonutrients that are known to help fight cancer. It’s also an excellent source of the antioxidant lutein, which has been shown to help protect against macular degeneration and […]

Hemp Seeds Help Reduce Stress

Hemp Seeds Help Reduce Stress Seeds, especially hemp seeds are some of the most nutritious and affordable foods you can eat. They are an incredible source of essential fats, Gamma Linoleic Acid (GLA), fiber, iron,zinc, carotene, B-Vitamins (1, 2, and 6), Vitamin D, Vitamin E, calcium, copper, potassium, chlorophyll, enzymes and more. Hemp seeds are one of the top sources of plant-based protein, easy to digest and they can eaten by those who are unable to eat nuts, gluten, and, lactose. They contain 13 grams of protein in just 3 tablespoons and hemp protein powder can contain up to 13-15 grams […]

Ancient Grains are Coming Back as Superfoods

Ancient Grains are Coming Back as Superfoods Ancient grains are finally being recognized as superfoods and we couldn’t be more happy. Not only are they incredibly tasty, but they are packed with essential nutrients and offer up some serious health benefits. Many ancient grains are gluten-free and can usually be tolerated by those with gluten or wheat sensitivities. They are rich in many vitamins and minerals, especially B vitamins, magnesium, potassium, iron, fibres, and antioxidants. Below are 5 ancient grains that should be added to your plate. 1. Amaranth Amaranth is packed with protein and it’s said to help strengthen and tone […]