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Adding Protein to Green Smoothies Without Using Protein Powder

Are you on a high protein diet? We have plenty of ways to add protein to your green smoothies without protein powder. We’ve broken it up into categories for beginner, intermediate and advanced options. For those of you just starting out adding protein to your green smoothies, try an ingredient from our beginner list.

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Vitamin D: Winter Deficiencies

It’s so important for your kids to be getting enough Vitamin D because it helps with the growth and strength of bones. A lack of Vitamin D in adults can result in osteomalacia. It’s winter, which means less time in the sun, so make sure you’re getting enough Vitamin D through food. Bonus: Vitamin D is a stable compound, which means it will not be lost when foods are cooked, processed, or stored, so it is very easy to include it in your diet.

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How to Take the Effort out of Breakfast: Quick Tips

We’ve always been told not to skip breakfast, but sometimes (most of the time) it seems hard to find time in the mornings. Let’s be honest, though. You don’t have the time not to skip breakfast. What makes a good breakfast? Here we share some breakfast friendly foods and ideas to make breakfast fast and easy.