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Is It Important to Consume Protein Right After Working Out?

Melissa Edmonds | Posted 03.11.2017 | Healthy Living
Melissa Edmonds

Unless you're an elite endurance athlete, don't feel like you need to rush home and down a shake or meal immediately following your workout. Focus on consuming an adequate amount of protein throughout the day and your muscle-building efforts won't be thwarted.

5 Very Good Reasons to STOP Counting Calories

Mike Sheridan | Posted 03.01.2017 | Healthy Living
Mike Sheridan

If they spent any time reading outside of their government-approved formal education, they'd understand pretty quickly that all calories are not created equal. It's the composition of those calories that determines whether we burn and lose, or store and gain.

Chickpea Flour Pancakes With Chilli Beet and Coriander Chutney

Mira Manek | Posted 02.09.2017 | Taste
Mira Manek

For years, I'd forgotten all about these chickpea flour pancakes my grandmother makes called pudlas, not realizing they were so easy to make and were super healthy. A few years ago, my friend who moved to Bombay made me rediscover them.

11 High-Protein Breakfasts You Can Make In 15 Minutes Or Less

SELF | Posted 02.08.2017 | Taste
SELF

Power up in the morning with these flavorful recipes. By Alexa Tucker, SELF The A.M. hours are notorious for leaving you tight on time and it's al...

5 Protein-Rich Breakfasts For People Who Hate Eggs

Health.com | Posted 02.02.2017 | Taste
Health.com

By Beth Lipton Protein: it's the secret weapon that gives your breakfast staying power, and helps keep you energized all morning long. For most peo...

9 Ways to Make A Delicious High Protein Breakfast

Rachel Hollis | Posted 01.18.2017 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

I feel like I've tried every diet under the sun, but hands down, the easiest one for me to maintain (and get the best results) is to focus on high pro...

Meatless Monday: Veganuary Is the New January

Ellen Kanner | Posted 01.05.2016 | Green
Ellen Kanner

You may not know Matthew Glover and Jane Land (yet), but they're here to make 2016 your best year ever.

Icelandic Skyr - The Super Power Yogurt

Katrin Björk | Posted 11.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Katrin Björk

Low fat and high protein sounds like magic in the ears of those who are religiously hitting the gym and watching their waistline. A diet with high...

3 Reasons To Add More Protein To Your Diet

Dr. Melina Jampolis | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

Research shows that high-quality protein eaten throughout the day can help with weight loss, according to Dr. Melina Jampolis, who says that protein i...

Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Oat Cookies

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 10.20.2016 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

These cookies have the perfect blend of moist and chewy. They make an easy grab-n-go breakfast or snack.

The Animal Protein That's Healthier Than Beef, Chicken And Pork

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.13.2015 | Healthy Living

It sounds like an ancient proverb, but it's actually a scientific finding: In a battle of little insect versus big cow, insect wins. A study publishe...

How To Get Lots Of Protein As A Vegan

Food52 | Posted 10.09.2016 | Taste
Food52

At some point or another, every vegan will be asked what he or she does for protein. It's a fact of life, as inevitable as daylight savings or taxes. The fact of the matter is that yes, it's relatively easy to get the protein you need if you're eating a well-rounded, calorically adequate plant-based diet.

Why Calorie Counting Is Awful (Plus a Better Way to Do Portion Control)

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 10.01.2016 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

Put down your calculators. Put away your food scales. Turn off your calorie-counting apps. It's time to stop counting calories.

So You Want to Be a (Citizen) Scientist?

Aaron Dubrow | Posted 09.29.2016 | Science
Aaron Dubrow

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has got you covered. NSF supports citizen science and crowdsourcing efforts across all areas of science, whether your passion is scanning the night sky, exploring your own backyard or playing video games.

12 Foods That Aren't Nearly As Healthy As You Think

Thrillist | Posted 09.22.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Alexandra Duron Credit: Flickr/looseends With all the mac & cheese and fried chicken in the world, going for lighter bites can be a struggle. T...

Beans Are Just As Filling As Beef, Validating Vegetarians Everywhere

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living

Next time someone asserts that a meatless dinner doesn't "feel like a real meal," feel free to point them toward this recent study that found beans an...

12 No-Bake Vegan Protein Bars

Alexis Joseph, MS, RD, LD | Posted 09.03.2016 | Taste
Alexis Joseph, MS, RD, LD

Snack on a plant-powered protein bar that requires no cooking at all. Homemade no-bake protein bars are one of my favorite ways to simultaneously squash my sweet tooth and calm the hunger beast when that mid-day slump rolls around.

The Problem With Protein

Amy R. Beaudreault, PhD | Posted 08.26.2016 | Green
Amy R. Beaudreault, PhD

Do achievable and sustainable food science innovations that can produce the required quality and quantity of protein to serve consumers worldwide, exist? And, can these innovations be scaled up for the 9.6 billion people worldwide by 2050?

Which Source of Protein Is Right for You?

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 08.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

It is really important that you eat protein at every meal because it will keep you from struggling with hunger and a lack of energy.

The Best Protein You Can Eat, According To Nutritionists

U.S. News & World Report | Rebecca Scholl | Posted 12.19.2016 | Healthy Living

Protein is the key to keeping cravings at bay, building lean muscle and dropping those last few pounds. But according to a new review published in App...

Finding the Right Protein Powder

Anita Mirchandani | Posted 07.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Anita Mirchandani

Protein powder was traditionally only available in whey, soy and casein, but can now be found in additional forms such as hemp, rice and even pea. Most of the powders you will find contain whey protein, which is a complete protein.

Baked Eggs in Avocado Cups

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 07.15.2016 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

If you love eggs, you will definitely want to try baking them in avocado cups. This recipe is easy to make and incredibly nutritious. The eggs and a...

Athletes and Exercise Enthusiasts Probably Need Less Protein Than You Think

Ben Greenfield | Posted 07.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

In the article "How Much Carbohydrate, Protein and Fat You Need To Stay Lean, Stay Sexy and Perform Like A Beast," I discuss the health importance and...

These Foods May Help Improve Your Mood

Ayda Ersoy | Posted 06.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayda Ersoy

Remember when you feed your body, you feed your brain too. Try to start really noticing how much effect different foods have on your mood swings. You will be surprised at the results!

Protein: How Much Is Too Much

Katie Cavuto MS RD | Posted 06.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Katie Cavuto MS RD

With farmers markets in full-swing and the summer bounty on the horizon this is a great time of year to embrace a more plant-centric plate!