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YOU DON’T EAT ENOUGH TO LOSE WEIGHT

YES, YOU READ THAT TITLE CORRECTLY.  If you have been on one diet after another in an effort to try to lose those last 5 or 10 pounds, or perhaps losing some weight only to gain all of it back plus some bonus, then it is highly likely that you have damaged your metabolism via …

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5 PLANT PROTEINS YOU SHOULD BE EATING

Protein is primarily associated with animal products – eggs, meat, dairy, seafood – but it’s 2017 and we know that there are many more sources of protein out there that don’t come from animals, but that come from plants!  Often times when we think of plant-based proteins, we think of beans, lentils, quinoa, and nuts. …

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WHY DO I NEED A MEAL REPLACEMENT?

Meal replacements are having a moment, but do you know what they really are? Why not just throw some protein powder in a smoothie and call it a meal? We asked our VP of Research & Development to break down what a meal replacement is and why it’s different.  Why should I use a meal …

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WHAT DIET IS BEST?

“I eat Paleo” “I’m low carb” “Fat makes you fat” “I am a clean- eater” If you ever venture out in the world for any meals you are bound to hear or overhear statements like these- but what do they mean?? With so many different diet options and trends, it’s no wonder people get confused …

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WHAT IS “NATIVE WHEY”?

Our latest innovation, Designer Whey®? Native Whey Isolate, starts with the best whey to create a superior performance protein. If you haven’t heard of “native whey”, you may be wondering what it is and what all the hype is about- whey is whey, right? We’re breaking down why native whey is different and what that …

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UNPROCESS YOUR DIET

  Why do we all continue to eat processed foods, even though we know they are unhealthy? A couple reasons. One being when you eat processed foods, you crave even MORE processed foods. And honestly, it’s engineered that way. They want you to buy more! There is NO reason to add sugar to a hamburger …

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THE IMPORTANCE OF NUTRITION IN BODY MOVEMENT

Are you properly fueling your fitness? Optimal nutrition and hydration is paramount when it comes to exercise performance, and it goes way beyond your basic protein smoothie. Without adequate nutrients, the body isn’t able to perform at its best – this could mean less stamina and endurance, or even complications like dehydration and muscle wasting. While …

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BALANCING HEALTHY EATING x HECTIC LIFESTYLE

The start of the year is always a busy time, and it can quickly get hard to stick to your healthy eating goals for the year. Here are a few tips from The Sweat Life to help you stay on track:   1. NO EXCUSES: Make healthy eating/exercise a priority It is so much easier to …

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SPRING SMOOTHIE BOWLS

Spring is in the air! Here are three colorful smoothie bowl recipes by Designer Protein Ambassador Shannan Monson that will be sure to get you in the spring spirit.   Strawberry Beet Smoothie 1/2 cup frozen strawberries 1 frozen beet, cooked and peeled 1/2 banana, fresh or frozen 1 cup almond milk 1 scoop Aria Women’s …

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Whey, Blend, Plant: Making Sense of Protein Sources

WHEY It’s no surprise that Designer Whey’s protein source is 100% rBGH-free whey protein. Whey protein is a complete protein and is absorbed into the bloodstream faster than other protein sources (it’s been called the “fast protein”). It is the preferred protein source to flood the body with amino acids so muscles can begin to …

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