Herbs and Spices: The Secret Spice To Clean Eating

Herbs and Spices: The Secret Spice To Clean Eating

Healthy, whole foods get a bad rap when it comes to flavor. “Eating clean” often gets associated with eating “bland” — especially among fitness buffs, bodybuilders and athletes who think that a good “training diet” consists of meal-after-repetitive-meal of oatmeal, boiled chicken breast, yams, steamed broccoli and green side salads with some kind of fat-free…

What Is Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP) And Where Does This Mysterious Vegetable Protein Come From?

Textured vegetable protein is generally used as either a meat substitute or meat extender. It’s actually not made out of vegetables like carrots, broccoli or corn, but from soybeans. So technically, the term “textured soy protein” more accurately describes TVP. Textured vegetable protein is made out of defatted soybean flour, which is a bi-product of…

What Is the Leptin Diet?

What Is the Leptin Diet?

The Leptin Diet is a relatively new addition to the dietary community, tracing origins back to as recently as 1994. While explaining how the Leptin Diet is alleged to work is simple enough, the actual process by which leptin is supposed to work is a bit more complex. Leptin is a hormone, which means that…