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Esther Jaffa
5 Secrets The Protein Powder Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know

5 Secrets The Protein Powder Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know

5 Secrets The Protein Powder Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know BY: COMPLEMENT Key Takeaway Even though consumers don’t lack choice in this area, the actual number of good, clean, high quality vegan protein powders is fairly small. Certified Organic protein powders will generally contain less chemical nastiness, but unless they're Prop 65 compliant (or list their test results somewhere), heavy metals can still be an issue. A 'proprietary blend' can be a good way of masking the fact that a vegan protein powder is 98% pea-based, since there are no rules about disclosing the actual composition. Best way to...

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Esther Jaffa
Pumpkin Spice Bread

Pumpkin Spice Bread

Plant-Based Recipe:Pumpkin Spice Bread BY: MATT FRAZIER, COFOUNDER Who doesn't love fresh pumpkin bread? It's warm, moist, and tastes like fall. Here's our favorite vegan version with a boost of protein: Ingredients 3 tbs ground flaxseed 1/2 cup water 1 1/2 cups turbinado sugar 1/2 cup applesauce 1/2 cup coconut oil 2 cups fresh pumpkin puree 2 cups whole wheat flour 1 cup Complement Protein 1 tsp each cinnamon, fresh nutmeg, and ground ginger 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 3/4 tsp salt 1 cup chopped walnuts sprinkles of oats and sugar for garnish Directions Preheat the oven...

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Esther Jaffa
Vitamin K2: Why You Need To Be All Over This Nutrient

Vitamin K2: Why You Need To Be All Over This Nutrient

Vitamin K2: Why You Need To Be All Over This Nutrient BY: DR JOEL KAHN, MD Key Takeaway K is a pretty important vitamin that doesn’t get the same attention as some of the vitamins that fall earlier in the alphabet. Vitamin K2 works on activating as many as 17 proteins in the body that keep various systems functioning properly -- including ensuring bone regrowth and cardiovascular health by keeping arteries clear from calcium. It is becoming clear that Vitamin K2 in particular is critical for aging healthily. Vitamin K2 is one of the lesser known essential vitamins people often...

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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 Smarter and cleaner...

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