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  • 5 Tips To Not Overindulge During The Holidays

    Ahh, holiday time is back again. Some may consider this the best time of the year, while others may dread it. Holidays are usually associated with yummy treats like cookies, pies, holiday drinks and desserts. How can you not try some of everything!? Well, you TOTALLY can! But we have some helpful...
  • Benefits of Vitamin C, Zinc, and Vitamin D

    Are you getting enough vitamins in daily? Our registered dietitian friend, Aimee, shared the benefits of Vitamin C, Zinc and Vitamin D and why you should be incorporating them into your diet. Our new Immunity Coffee has 100% of your daily value of Vitamin D and C and 25% of your daily value of Zi...
  • Sleeping For Better Snacking

    Winding down at night can be ritualistic and oftentimes includes late night Netflix’ing with a glass of wine, a sweet treat, or maybe crunching on some salty snack foods like chips or popcorn. The following day snack time looks something like this: a three o’clock visit to the vending machine at ...
  • Can Pregnant Women Consume Protein Drinks?

    Protein shakes are a popular choice for pregnant women who want to get some extra nutrients into their diet. However, not all protein shakes are created equal. Some contain too much sugar while others do not provide enough protein. To ensure you are getting the most out of your protein shake, con...
  • Can a keto diet help you lose weight?

    Before the discovery of phenobarbital to control epileptic seizures, a ketogenic diet was often implemented to treat epilepsy. This high fat, low carb diet lost its popularity when treating epilepsy with drugs became more widespread. However, in the early 1990s as parents looked to find more natu...
  • Low Sugar Foods

    Sugar finds its way into our diet every day without us even realizing it, and before we know it the sheer quantity is astoundingly high. Hidden in multivitamins, condiments, added to dried fruit, and more recently the addition of ingredients deemed “healthy” like coconut sugar and maple syrup are...
  • Drinks That Can Boost Metabolism

    Our Registered Dietitian friend, Aimée explains what drinks can boost metabolism. Buyer-beware when it comes to weight loss or detox “teas.” Ingredient lists may include several different forms of caffeine, herbal stimulants such as guarana, laxatives, and even more harmful chemical additives. Pu...
  • The Correlation Between Protein and Metabolism

    We're sure that you've heard people say that protein can help keep you fuller longer, but have you ever been curious how that works? We had our Registered Dietitian friend, Aimee, dumb it down for us! Read what she has to say below. Information regarding varying metabolic impacts of different typ...
  • Fresh vs Frozen. Which is best?

    Ever found yourself holding a $7 carton of berries and thought, “What the heck?” Yeah, we’ve been there. Then you’re rolling your cart through the freezer section and you see those same berries in much greater quantities for much cheaper. There’s gotta be a catch, right?  Actually, no. Generally,...
  • Is Stretching Really That Important?

    It’s sort of stealthy, this idea that we all need to stretch. You probably don’t remember who first told you that stretching was important. And most of us don’t know how much we’re supposed to stretch, or when, or how. And if stretching is really that big of a deal, why aren’t more of us doing it...
  • Easy Tips for Improving Your Posture

    You know good posture is important. Right? You know it, but that doesn’t mean it’s always at the forefront of your mind. And you’re not alone. So many of us are slumping and slouching our way through the day. This issue is only being exacerbated by the fact that a lot of us spend our time hunched...
  • What are Branched-Chain Amino Acids?

    If you’ve checked out our product pages, you’ve probably noticed our easy-to-access amino acid profile. And within that profile, you’ll see that we’ve marked three of the amino acids as branched-chain. But what does that mean? And, more importantly, why should you care? Great questions! Here we g...