Bromelain, The Proteolytic Enzyme

Bromelain, The Proteolytic Enzyme

Bromelain, The Proteolytic Enzyme Most people are familiar with pineapple (Ananas comosus), but did you know it contains proteolytic enzymes? These enzymes can break down proteins, and bromelain is one of these. Bromelain is considered pineapple’s most active...
Be Spinach Strong

Be Spinach Strong

Be Spinach Strong Popeye the Sailor Man is a character developed in 1929 by Elzie Crisler Segar. Popeye was famous for eating spinach and becoming super strong whenever he ate a can of it. But, the humble roots of spinach began long before Popeye pushed it into the...
Almond Protein Shake Recipe with Cherries!

Almond Protein Shake Recipe with Cherries!

Cherry Almond Protein Shake Recipe This wonderful cherry almond protein shake recipe can be made with sweet or tart cherries, though I prefer the tart ones! With a bit of banana, almond butter, and a handful of spinach this vegan recipe is a must have for a quick...
Plantains – When a Banana is Not a Banana

Plantains – When a Banana is Not a Banana

Plantains – When a Banana is Not a Banana Though similar to a banana, plantains are not as sweet and should be cooked before consumption. Grown in tropical regions, plantains (Musa paradisiaca) are ranked as the 10th most important staple food in the world. What...

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