Top Reasons Why Too Much Protein Can Be Harmful

From granola bars, cereal and chips to smoothies, yogurt and cheese, you can’t swing a squirrel without knocking into a pre-packaged item in the grocery store that is not touting the grams of protein contained within it (not that we advocate swinging squirrels, we love you PETA!). Protein is strutting around the nutrition house proud […]

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Benefits of Brown Rice Protein Powder

There are many options out there to help us get extra protein. Whey, soy, pea, and rice are the more popular forms, but you can also find egg, hempseed, amaranth, chia, and even cranberry protein powders. Brown rice protein powder has a mountain of health and fitness benefits, several that it does not share with […]

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Xanthan – A Versatile Gum

Xanthan gum is a food thickener made from bacteria that infect numerous plants. It is an ingredient in a wide variety of foods, as well as products such as toothpaste. Though it may offer some health benefits, it is used primarily to change the texture of food, not for any specific health need.Xanthan gum is […]

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