Tag: protein

Protein-Enhanced Foods: The Good, Bad and Ugly

by in Healthy Tips, July 31, 2013

It seems like everywhere I turn, new and “improved” high protein-versions of seemingly healthy foods are being advertised. How do they boost the protein content? And are they really a good-for-you choice? So I did some digging, and it turns out, it depends! Cereals The addition of soy protein isolate will virtually double the amountRead more

Reading List: Obesity and Asthma Linked, Protein Shake Warning and Get Paid To Shed Pounds

by in Food News, June 4, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Grass-fed milk is better for your heart, get paid to lose weight and why you shouldn’t eat everything you see on TV.

Ask HE: How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

by in Ask the Experts, March 4, 2010

Many associate eating healthy with getting more protein and cutting back on carbohydrates. While protein is an important part of any diet, more isn’t always better. Most people eat adequate amounts of this muscle-building nutrient.