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UCLA Cross Country Runner Describes Her Passion For Plant Works Protein

UCLA Cross Country Runner Describes Her Passion For Plant Works Protein

When I started competitively running my freshman year of high school, my nutritional needs became a top priority, and something I thought about every day. Running over 50 miles a week, lifting weights, and cross-training on the spin bike or elliptical were expending a lot of calories that I needed to keep up with. I gained a curiosity to fuel my body in the best way possible, not just for athletic performance but for overall mental and physical well-being. Before I started running, I didn’t know the importance of nutrition for energy and recovery surrounding my workouts. Although my relationship...

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5 Can’t-Miss Reasons to Enhance Your Health with Plant-based Protein Powder

5 Can’t-Miss Reasons to Enhance Your Health with Plant-based Protein Powder

Are you looking for a protein powder to enhance the effects of your workouts? If you have a restrictive diet due to food allergies or sensitivities, you may be nervous to try a new protein powder. Many tend to contain allergens or ingredients you can barely pronounce! Perhaps you’re vegan and struggling to choose a plant-based protein powder. Or maybe you have some health concerns and want to add more plant food sources to your diet.  A vegan protein powder could be the perfect addition to your diet. If you’re hesitant to try it, I get it! Allergies and sensitivities...

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Benefits of Protein Powder: How to Maximize Your Protein + Easy Green Smoothie Recipe

Benefits of Protein Powder: How to Maximize Your Protein + Easy Green Smoothie Recipe

Does protein powder really enhance your health and fitness? And how can you maximize the benefits of protein powder?  Many studies have shown the positive impact of protein supplements, from helping with weight loss to aiding in muscle growth and post-workout recovery. That’s why protein powder is often associated with leading an active, fit lifestyle! But if you want to make your protein go further, it takes more than a shake here and there. Keep reading to learn more about protein powder benefits, and stick around until the end for our Lucky Greens Smoothie recipe! Health Benefits of Protein Powder...

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4 Ways to Spot a Nutritious & Tasty Plant-based Protein Powder

4 Ways to Spot a Nutritious & Tasty Plant-based Protein Powder

From those new to the world of protein powders to those looking for an alternative to whey protein, plant-based protein powder can be an excellent solution. But not all protein powders are created equal — and with so many on the market, how do you know what to look for?  Anyone can benefit from high-quality vegan protein powder, vegan, vegetarian, or otherwise. Plus, it’s a great option for those with allergies and intolerances to whey protein or certain other ingredients. However, while plant-based protein can help fuel your body at the start of the day or aid in recovery post-workout,...

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