Manufacturing Muscles

Have you ever wondered how the body makes muscles? It is suitable to use the word manufacture because it is as though your body is a natural factory for muscle production using proteins. It truly is incredible. The assembly lines in this inner factory are essentially controlled by the information in your DNA, containing theContinue reading “Manufacturing Muscles”

Pea Protein Promotes Muscle Thickness and Strength

If you are an adult who wants to maintain healthy muscle mass throughout the aging process or an athlete or bodybuilder, especially someone just beginning, a study published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition (January 2015) recommends pea protein. The research took a long hard look at whether pea protein wouldContinue reading “Pea Protein Promotes Muscle Thickness and Strength”

Sleep Well and Lose Weight with ProPeas!

It’s been pretty well documented that a lack of sleep can make it harder for a person to lose weight.  Those who don’t acquire adequate shut-eye have a greater propensity to make poor eating decisions, like ravenously devouring dozens of frosted donuts.  Also, research shows that night owls are more likely to indulge in carb-centric midnight snacking. PoorContinue reading “Sleep Well and Lose Weight with ProPeas!”

Large Scale Study: “Protein Keeps You Full”

Most of you have heard by now that protein increases feelings of fullness.  This is due to a number of small, insular studies. However, this premise had never been tested on a larger,  more diverse set of populations.  Researchers decided to combine all the information from the previous studies to try and conclusively prove this effect. TheirContinue reading “Large Scale Study: “Protein Keeps You Full””

Diet High in Plant Protein Benefits Kidneys, Diabetics New Study Shows

November is National Diabetes Month, but we’re going to start the ball rolling early with research presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes. In the past, there have been conflicting findings as to whether or not a high-protein diet was beneficial for diabetics. Researchers in Germany set about to make sense of these studies. They presented theirContinue reading “Diet High in Plant Protein Benefits Kidneys, Diabetics New Study Shows”

Nutrition for Lifelong Skeletal Health

Osteoporosis International recently published an article that examined the nutritional needs of the skeleton during its bony lifetime.  Using the results of over 130 studies, the researchers set out to outline ideal nutritional goals to aid the bones during their journey from the cradle to the Craftmatic adjustable chair. Here are some highlights: During Pregnancy:  An overall healthy dietContinue reading “Nutrition for Lifelong Skeletal Health”

ProPeas Video

As a vegetable source of protein, AIM ProPeas® provides 12 grams of protein per serving in a low-sugar, low-carb, low-fat concentrate. Protein is a key component to weight management, helping with satiety, metabolic rate, and lean muscle mass. In addition, the vegetable pea protein in ProPeas offers a safe, allergen-free alternative to common whey andContinue reading “ProPeas Video”