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Anti-inflammatory diets have become popular for good reason. Inflammation is at the root of a number of chronic diseases and limiting inflammation can be great for you. The Whey Protein Institute is all about leading a healthy life, so we looked at ways to add anti-inflammatories to a protein-packed smoothie! Here’s a great recipe…

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Whey protein is great for mixing with drinks. It’s commonly used by athletes to make post-workout protein shakes. Bariatric surgery patients use it to supplement their restricted diets. Adding whey protein to smoothies is a great way to make them more balanced and nutritious. Those are all great reasons for consuming protein powder,…

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Parents have been trying to make Halloween a healthier holiday for years.  Some people hand out apples instead of candy and others avoid edible goods altogether by giving trick-or-treaters little toys or even coupons. But let’s be honest: Children that go trick-or-treating expect to get their hands on some candy every October…

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There’s a reason why rice is so popular worldwide. 1) It’s cheap. 2) It’s incredibly easy to prepare. 3) It also has a solid nutritional profile. Rice carries 15 vitamins and minerals including iron, zinc, folate and other B vitamins. Alas, the popular grain has a weakness: It doesn’t carry as much protein as…

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Whey protein supplementation preserves postprandial myofibrillar protein synthesis during short-term energy restriction in overweight and obese adults New research, published on February 1, 2015, in the Journal of Nutrition, was conducted to examine the benefits of whey protein on muscle during a period of weight loss. Reductions…

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