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7 Superfood Greens You Should be Eating (But Probably Aren't)

7 Superfood Greens You Should be Eating (But Probably Aren't)

The 7 best superfood greens to eat every day and what benefits they can provide. BY: COMPLEMENT Non-breaking news of the day: Greens are good for you. On a per calorie basis, greens are the most nutrient-rich foods you can eat, loaded with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and so much more. But there are hundreds of edible greens, and they're not all created equally. Which pack the biggest punch, and which greens should you focus on for the most well-rounded benefits? In this post, we break down 7 of the best superfood greens to consume regularly — some of which may...

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Easy White Bean, Greens, and Protein Dip

Easy White Bean, Greens, and Protein Dip

Plant-Based Recipe: White Bean and Green Dip BY: COMPLEMENT There's something to be said for having simple, healthy foods at the ready. It eliminates the guess work, and reduces temptation for your old standbys. And that goes for snacking just as much as a big meal. This easy, protein-packed green dip is a perfect last-minute treat. Dip crackers or veggies, or spread the creamy sauce onto a sandwich for a boost of flavor and nutrients. Here's the recipe: INGREDIENTS 2 cups white beans, rinsed 3/4 cup nutritional yeast ¼ cup Complement Protein 2 cloves garlic Juice of 1 lemon 1...

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Packaging with a Purpose

Packaging with a Purpose

Packaging with a purpose (and Essential's new pouch). BY: COMPLEMENT For most of us, the biggest consideration when making a purchase is quality. How and where is the product made? What materials or ingredients are used? Will it serve its intended purpose? But for the Complement team — sending out thousands of orders each month — what our products are packaged in has become just as much a part of the conversation. Minimizing plastic has always been a given... Although it's the cheapest material and standard in the supplement industry, plastics and microplastics are filling our landfills and oceans, and...

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How Many Servings of Greens Do You Need (And How to Get Them)

How Many Servings of Greens Do You Need (And How to Get Them)

Are You Getting Enough Greens? (And How to Get More) BY: MATT FRAZIER, CO-FOUNDER I’m embarrassed, but I'll admit it: I don’t eat nearly enough greens. Do you? Once our calorie needs are met, greens are probably the single most important type of food in our diets — the one food we don't want to leave off our plates for long. How can I say greens are the healthiest food on the planet? Well, when you measure nutrients per calorie — the way they do with the ANDI score, a pretty good measure of "healthfulness," in my opinion — greens...

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