Food & Nutrition

What Eating the *Right* Amount of Protein Every Day Actually Looks Like

Eating healthy is important, but it can be a process in and of itself: Should I eat organic fruit? Do I need grass-fed beef? Should all juice be cold-pressed? And that’s before you even start figuring out how much of each macronutrient—carbs, fats, and protein—you need on a day-to-day basis. Sigh. Fortunately, things don’t have to be so difficult, […]

Food & Nutrition

Starbucks Just Launched Protein Blended Cold Brew Drinks—but Are They Really Good for You?

Plant-based protein you can sip? Sign us up. Just when we thought Starbucks had done it all (who knew it could get more inventive than the Unicorn Frappuccino?), the company has expanded its empire to an area all healthy eaters can appreciate: plant-based protein. On August 14, Starbucks launched its new Protein Blended Cold Brew drinks, available across the country. The […]

Food & Nutrition

Protein Shakes Explained

For many people a workout isn’t complete until they’ve gulped down a protein shake afterwards, but this wasn’t always the case. Protein-packed drinks were once only seen in the meaty clutches of bodybuilders, with regular gym types happy to stick with a banana and a tablespoon of peanut butter to fuel their muscle growth. Today’s […]