Why Plants are Center Stage in the Top Diets of 2020

January 6, 2020 4:27 pm Published by

Every January, we watch closely as the U.S. News & World Report releases their comprehensive rankings of what they consider to be the top diets of the year based on seven factors, which include weight loss, heart health, and ease of compliance.  This year, all three of the top diets rely heavily on making plant-based… Read more

Cranberry Almond Beet Cookies

December 17, 2019 10:07 am Published by

We are forever day-dreaming about Cranberry Almond Beet Cookies thanks to this delicious recipe by @nutritiouslifeofficial! Keep reading to see how you can make your own down below. INGREDIENTS: •1 tablespoon of SuperBeets Collagen⠀ •1 tablespoon water⠀ •1 egg⠀ •1 teaspoon vanilla extract⠀ •⅓ cup honey⠀ •1/4 cup olive oil⠀ •1 tablespoon lemon juice⠀ •1… Read more

5 Essential Immune Health Tips

September 4, 2019 10:18 am Published by

Fall is here and with incoming sweater weather, our Immune Systems will need some extra love to support us the best way they can! We’ve compiled a short list of 5 things you can do to make sure you Immune System is ready to protect you through this new season.   1) Go for fiber… Read more

Drinking Cup of Beetroot Juice Daily May Help Support Healthy Blood Pressure Levels

September 4, 2019 10:13 am Published by

Study Highlights from the American Heart Association: Overall blood pressure levels for subjects who drank a cup of beetroot juice daily in the trial improved. Beetroot juice contains dietary nitrate, which may help relax blood vessel walls and improve blood flow. Increasing intake of foods rich in dietary nitrate may be an affordable and attainable… Read more

‘Beet’ Your Rivals Smoothie

September 4, 2019 10:04 am Published by

‘Beet’ Your Rivals Smoothie   Fruits & vegetables with deep red or purple color are often excellent sources of anthocyanins (berries) and betalain (beets). These antioxidants can give our bodies a healthy boost, and also have anti-inflammatory benefits. Beets have also been found to be high in dietary nitrates which our bodies reduce to nitrite for the production of Nitric Oxide…. Read more

What if you had more energy?

September 4, 2019 9:58 am Published by

Salsa dancing. Take piano lessons. Be better to other people. Those are some of the things people said they would do when we asked them a simple question in our latest TV spot – what would you do if you had more energy? The potential for greater energy is already inside of you. Make the… Read more

Why Add Carbohydrate to a Protein Supplement to Increase Muscle Mass?

September 4, 2019 9:49 am Published by

Recent research suggests that eating a sufficient amount of protein will help maintain or even increase muscle development. This has lead to the production and commercialization of a number of protein supplements designed to stimulate muscle protein synthesis. Such products are used to enhance the effects of resistance exercise on muscle mass and strength, recover… Read more

Contemporary Dietary Recommendations and Food Sources of Nitrate and Nitrite

September 4, 2019 9:41 am Published by

A healthy dietary pattern is recommended for health, well-being and the prevention of chronic diseases (1). It features vegetables, fruits, grains, dairy, protein foods, and vegetable oils, and is low in saturated fat, added sugars and sodium (1).  The three food-based healthy eating patterns (shown in Table 1) that have been recommended in the 2015-2020… Read more

Studies on Health Benefits of Beet Juice

September 4, 2019 9:35 am Published by

Below is a list of third-party studies and research on the health benefits of beet juice: Beet Juice and Blood Pressure Infographic – 2015 – 2014 – 2012 – 2010 – 2008 –  Beet Juice and Sports Performance 2014 – 2014 – 2014 – 2014 – 2012 – 2011 – General Nitric Oxide including… Read more

7 Surprising Reasons You’re Always Tired

September 4, 2019 9:21 am Published by

Chronic sleep deprivation affects approximately 40% of Americans according to the most recent Gallup Poll recorded on sleep habits. That means 40% of people are getting 6 hours or less of sleep a night. You probably already know that drinking caffeine too close to bedtime or how keeping the lights on too late can keep… Read more

Dietary Means of Slowing the Age Related Decline in Muscle Strength and Mass

September 4, 2019 9:18 am Published by

Introduction Strength and muscle mass increases naturally during adolescence and early adulthood. However, around the age of 30, strength begins to decline.  This decline is slow and for all practical purposes undetectable over the first couple of decades.  However, by 50 years of age strength starts to decline at an accelerated rate resulting in a… Read more

The 18 Most Interesting Collagen Tidbits on the Internet

September 4, 2019 9:16 am Published by

The information surrounding collagen is overwhelming. Its popularity has led to a surge of articles, facts, opinions, and myths. We scoured the internet and conferred with experts. Here’s a deep dive into collagen that contains basically everything you need to know in bite-sized morsels of truth. 1. The origin of “collagen” People speculate collagen comes from… Read more