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Lucas Duppler M.S., CISSN Earlier this week, Tom Brady’s brand “TB12” launched a new plant-based home delivery service called Purple Carrot, similar to the popular service Blue Apron. The soon-to-be 40-year-old quarterback made waves back in January with the strict structure of his diet, omitting items such as…

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By Lucas Duppler M.S., CISSN Within the last couple of years, a trip down the dairy aisle at your local grocery store has evolved into a glimpse at consumer demand for alternatives to actual dairy products. According to Mintel, non-dairy milk sales are up 30 percent since 2011, and represent a $2 billion category. There’s an…

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By Lucas Duppler, M.S., CISSN I certainly do not envy the responsibility of the average consumer to decipher between actual science and marketing gimmicks when it comes to supplementation. As it pertains to whey protein, there are so many advantages of being on a high-protein diet, yet it’s tough to wade through the pseudoscience…

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Food & Nutrition Magazine recently put out a great challenge, asking people to tweak their Coconut and Date Protein Bites recipe. We loved the idea of creating an on-the-go snack that packed a protein punch!   So, we made a new Whey Protein Institute recipe. It was a tad difficult to form stable bites with the old recipe,…

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  Have you ever wondered why the top of yogurt can form a thin layer of clear liquid right when you open it? Some people pour the fluid into the trash. That’s a big mistake. If you want to enjoy all of the nutritional benefits of the yogurt you consume, then it’s important to mix the liquid up. That fluid is actually…

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