Iovate Launches New, 100% Vegan Brand – Nature’s Food™

Iovate Health Sciences International has introduced Nature’s Food™, a new line of plant-based, 100% vegan products designed for the active, health-minded individual. These products will be available exclusively at GNC stores across the United States and GNC.com beginning in December 2014. Nature’s Food™ supplements feature hand-selected, premium ingredients that are free of lactose, dairy, soy,…

Top Vegan Foods That Build Lean Muscle

Looking to build some lean muscle but don’t want to resort to eating animal foods? Don’t worry – you don’t have to! I’ve studied nutrition and dietetics for over 10 years, and though I’ll admit that lean proteins from animal-based foods will help you build lean muscle, there’s no reason to give up being vegan…

But where do you get your protein? Going vegan…

The majority  of Americans would likely associate the words “protein” and “calcium” with animal sources; however, plant-based foods provide an abundant amount of both of these daily dietary requirements. The daily protein need for most adults is 46 g for women and 56 g for men, according to the CDC , with the daily recommended  calcium intake at 1,000 – 1,200 mg.…