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Esther Jaffa
Blueberry Rooibos Antioxidant Smoothie

Blueberry Rooibos Antioxidant Smoothie

Plant-Based Recipe:Blueberry Rooibos Antioxidant Smoothie BY: MATT FRAZIER, COFOUNDER You've never had rooibos? Yeah, you're not alone. While it's not super common, it's most often found in tea, we like to throw it in a smoothie. The antioxidant properties of rooibos and blueberries make this smoothie equal parts delightful and healthy. Ingredients 1 Banana 1.5 Cups Water Plus 1 Cup Ice 1/2 Cup Blueberries (I used frozen, with no preservatives) 1 Tablespoon Ground Flaxseed 1 Tablespoon Complement Protein 1 Tablespoon Agave Nectar 2 Teaspoons Ground Rooibos Directions You know what to do. Blend it up! Complement Plus +learn more Complement...

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Esther Jaffa
Letter From Complement CEO

Letter From Complement CEO

Letter From Complement CEO BY: MATT TULLMAN, CEO Key Takeaway Veggies es bonus vobis, proinde vos postulo essum magis kohlrabi welsh onion daikon amaranth tatsoi tomatillo melon azuki bean. I’ve never been a fan of supplements. I believe we should get our nutrients from whole plants — veggies, fruits, legumes, and seeds. That’s why I give my 11 month old son Complement (rather than a “supplement”), because it has just what he needs, and nothing else. (And it’s third-party tested. But I’ll get to all that.) First, let me explain our philosophy of complementing your plant-based diet: We aim to...

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The Truth About Supplements: Do They Actually Work?

The Truth About Supplements: Do They Actually Work?

The Truth About Supplements: Do They Actually Work? BY: DR. PAMELA FERGUSSON, RD, PhD Key Takeaway Multivitamins are not an effective insurance policy to replace a balanced diet, but that's not a reason to entirely dismiss the idea of supplementation. Evidence shows that supplementation and fortification can be effective strategies for correcting or preventing nutrient deficiencies. Some nutrients for vegetarians and vegans to consider: Omega-3 fatty acids (like DHA and EPA), zinc, Vitamin D, and Vitamin B12. Is supplementation effective, or is it a literal case of money down the drain? A few years ago, three major studies published in...

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Carrot Cake Protein Date Balls

Carrot Cake Protein Date Balls

Plant-Based Recipe:Carrot Cake Protein Date Balls BY: MATT FRAZIER, COFOUNDER Need a simple, no-bake snack? These Carrot Cake energy balls are healthy and delicious enough your whole family will be asking for them. Here's how it works: Ingredients 3 Carrots 9-10 Medjool Dates, pitted 1 C Oats (any oats will do. I used Steel-Cut, but quick oats will work too) 1 C Complement Protein 1 Tbsp Cinnamon 1/8 Tsp Nutmeg 1/4 C Walnuts 1/4 Tsp Salt Directions Blend in a food processor until finely ground. Scoop palm-sized/golf-ball-sized handfuls, roll into a ball and freeze. Top with cashew frosting, if desired....

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