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  • Feb 1

    Parmesan Cayenne Chia Seed Crackers

    To celebrate Super Bowl 50 we will be sharing some delicious chia seed snack recipes for the big game – or any time you need a healthy snack!

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  • Dec 9

    Which Plants Have the Most Protein?

    Which plants Have the most protein?  Expert knowledge provided by Caroline Kaufman MS, RDN Here’s a list for your reference. If you want to put it on your refrigerator, I’m not going to stop you. All amounts are approximate and based on average serving sizes: 20 + grams of protein per serving: 3 ounces seitan (also known […]

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  • Dec 9

    How Do Vegans Get Their Protein?

    How do vegans and vegetarians get their protein?  Expert knowledge provided by Caroline Kaufman MS, RDN I’ve got 10 seconds Food. I’ve got time, go on… You don’t need meat to ‘meet’ your protein needs. Hah. The keys are to consume enough calories to maintain a healthy weight and to eat a variety of protein-rich foods like […]

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  • Dec 9

    What Is the Ideal Proportion of Proteins to Other Nutrients?

    What is the ideal proportion of proteins to other nutrients?  Expert knowledge provided by Caroline Kaufman MS, RDN I’ve got 10 seconds The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends you split up your calories like this: -Carbohydrates: 45-65% of calories -Fat: 20-35% of calories -Protein: 10-35% of calories Um, how do you do that? Evidence […]

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  • Dec 9

    Do You Need More Protein If You Work Out?

    Do you need more protein if you work out?  Expert knowledge provided by Caroline Kaufman MS, RDN I’ve got 10 seconds You don’t need extra protein, but it can help you build strength and endurance. Go On For example, power athletes like CrossFitters benefit from more protein—especially when they start training and gaining muscle bulk. […]

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  • Dec 9

    Does Protein Make You Feel Full?

    Does protein make you feel full?  Expert knowledge provided by Caroline Kaufman MS, RDN I’ve got 10 seconds Yes. M&M’s? Not today, thank you. Protein helps you feel full—and stay full longer—than carbs. That means you’re less likely to graze on junk food after a high-protein meal or snack. Sorry, office candy dish. Not today. Popular […]

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  • Dec 9

    How Much Protein Do My Children Need?

    How much protein do my children need? Expert knowledge provided by Caroline Kaufman MS, RDN I’ve got 10 seconds It depends on their age (but don’t worry, they’re probably getting enough). More deets The National Academy of Sciences recommends kids get this much protein to meet their needs: 1-3 years old: 13 grams per day 4-8 […]

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  • Dec 9

    Why Is There No Daily Value of Protein on Nutrition Facts Labels?

    Why is there no daily value of protein on nutrition facts labels? Expert knowledge provided by Caroline Kaufman MS, RDN I’ve got 10 seconds There’s no requirement to list a daily value for protein on nutrition facts labels because most Americans get more than they need already and there’s no good evidence that too much […]

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  • Dec 9

    Is There Such A Thing As Too Much Protein?

    Is there such a thing as too much protein? Expert knowledge by Caroline Kaufman MS, RDN I’ve got 10 seconds If you’re a healthy adult, you can’t overdose on protein. It won’t make you dehydrated, stress out your kidneys, or create kidney stones. There simply isn’t enough evidence that high levels of protein hurt your […]

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  • Dec 9

    Am I Getting Enough Protein?

    Am I getting enough protein? Expert knowledge provided by Caroline Kaufman MS, RDN I’ve got 10 seconds The average adult needs 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight every day. To calculate your needs, divide your weight by 2.2 to get your weight in kilograms and then multiply it by 0.8. Don’t worry, […]

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