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Get Buzzing with Bee Pollen

Get Buzzing with Bee Pollen

Q: What is bee pollen? A: Bee pollen is a combination of saliva and enzymes, mixed with pollen that has been harvested and flown back to the hive by worker bees. This is no easy task. One worker bee can take up to a month to gather one teaspoon of be ...
5 Alternatives to Whey Protein

5 Alternatives to Whey Protein

Q: How do I know which type of protein powder is right for me? A: Making a decision on which type of protein powder to take in this day and age can be quite confusing. Many modern diets strive to avoid dairy products or prefer to steer clear of anima ...
The Nut Butter Breakdown

The Nut Butter Breakdown

Q: I love peanut butter, but what is there to know about it? A: Well, you might not know that peanuts are a legume, even though they’re often categorized with almonds, walnuts, pecans and other fatty nuts. Of course, it’s all the good fats, like what ...
Should You Switch to Sea Salt?

Should You Switch to Sea Salt?

Q: What’s with all the hype surrounding sea salt? A: You’ve probably seen sea salt used in place of traditional table salt in many healthy recipes. While health-conscious consumers nationwide switch over to sea salt, many converts aren’t even sure wh ...