Tag Archives: Protein

Got milk? Not so much. Health Canada’s new food guide drops ‘milk and alternatives’ and favours plant-based protein

Drink water. Go light on the animal products. Fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables. Fruit juice is liquid sugar, not fruit. Avoid processed foods. Limit booze. Canada’s new food guide is being praised for its simplicity, for doing away with confusing, “idiotic and ridiculous” recommended portions and serving sizes and for promoting a… Read More »

The Best 15 Sources of Plant-Based Protein

Seitan (1 ounce = 21 grams of protein) M. Cornelius/Shutterstock Seitan is a popular plant-based protein source made from gluten. When cooked it looks similar to meat and even has a meat-like texture. One ounce contains 21 grams of protein. This source of plant-based protein also contains small amounts of iron, calcium, and phosphorous. Seitan… Read More »

Pumpkin Superfood Protein Bites

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 More pumpkin goodness for you. These little bites are loaded with goodness from hemp and chia to maca powder and lucuma. Hemp seeds and chia are pretty common these days so let’s dive into the benefits of maca and lucuma.  Maca benefits  may include increased energy levels, vitality and endurance, healthy sexual function… Read More »