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Blend It Up: Free Protein Smoothie Ebook

Posted by Patricia

July 19, 2016 at 9:16 AM

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Topics: Diet, Weight Loss, Ebook

A Detoxifying Ginger-Turmeric Tea to Beat the Cold and Flu

Posted by Ashlynn D.

September 23, 2015 at 8:00 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - A Detoxifying Ginger-Turmeric Tea to Beat the Cold and Flu

Most of us simply accept that we are in for a week or more of misery when we come down with a cold or the flu. You may have taken the precaution of getting a flu shot and eat all the right things, but still find yourself coughing and feverish. Fortunately, Mother Nature has kept us in mind and has provided some great ways to help beat flu and colds without resorting to potentially hazardous nostrums from the pharmacy shelf.

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Topics: Fresh Yes Picks, Wellness, Ebook, Podcast

Increase Your Mental Toughness With Nootropics

Posted by Trackmystack

September 22, 2015 at 2:00 PM

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This month is Nootropics month at YesWellness and so, I thought it would be a good idea to give everyone a primer on what they are, what they are capable of, and the history behind them.

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Topics: Nutrition, Wellness, Nootropics, Ebook

Top 5 Benefits of Getting Your Protein From Mushrooms

Posted by Ashlynn D.

July 15, 2015 at 9:39 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - Top 5 Benefits of Getting Your Protein From Mushrooms

When it comes to nutrition these days, high-protein is king. But if you’re worried that scaling up your protein intake means endless plates of meat, have no fear. Long valued for their meaty texture and taste, mushrooms are proving their protein power as an addition to (or even substitute for) a meat-heavy diet. Let’s take a look at how they stack up on content and quality:

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Topics: Diet, Nutrition, Ebook

The Beginners Guide to Nootropics

Posted by Asif Walji

September 4, 2014 at 4:09 PM

Yes Wellness Blog - The Beginners Guide to Nootropics

So, you’re a newbie to nootropics…maybe you’re so new that you’re asking yourself “what in the heck are nootropics?”  It’s a good question.  When it comes to health, we may talk about cardiovascular fitness or weight loss.   You might consider how to eat healthier or you may even spend a small fortune on skin care products.  Indeed, health can be seen from many perspectives, but how often do you consider your brain’s health.  If my own thoughts are any indication, you probably don’t put much thought at all into brain health – but why not?  It is, after all, the most important organ when it comes to your drives, ambitions, and motivations – including those surrounding health.

So, nootropics then, what are they?  Essentially, nootropics are natural or synthetic compounds that are known to improve general cognitive abilities such as:

  • Memory
  • Attention
  • Focus
  • Alertness
  • Motivation
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Topics: Nootropics, Ebook

Should Women Drink Protein?

Posted by Christopher Davies

May 20, 2014 at 10:16 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - Should Women Drink Protein?

Whether you should or should not drink protein is a surprisingly common question amongst many women. There is one simple answer: YES! Protein is not reserved for people who are aiming to be fitness models or gym enthusiasts. Young to old, male or female you should be making an effort to consume more protein.

The benefits of drinking protein are plentiful, not to mention that protein helps women achieve a variety of health goals like losing weight, building mass, and increasing energy levels. 

Losing Weight

Protein helps you lose weight in two ways:

  • By helping build muscle
  • By suppressing your appetite
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Topics: Diet, Nutrition, Women's Health, Weight Loss, Build Mass, Ebook

Whey Protein Isolate vs. Whey Protein Concentrate

Posted by Asif Walji

March 18, 2014 at 1:40 PM

Yes Wellness Blog - Whey Protein Isolate vs. Whey Protein Concentrate

Whey protein is an easily digestible protein that has been a staple in the diets of not only body builders, but in the diets of athletes and fitness enthusiasts. Whey protein is made with the liquid left over during the cheese making process, after the curds have been removed. It can be yielded in concentrate, isolate, or hydrolysate form – the two most common types being whey proteins isolate and whey proteins concentrate.

The Benefits of Whey Protein

A few of the benefits of whey protein include that it helps with:

  • Asthma
  • High cholesterol
  • Obesity
  • Weight loss
  • Preventing allergies
  • Colon cancer
  • Weight loss
  • Increasing muscle mass
  • Increasing immune function
  • Maximizing power while doing physical activity

Moreover, whey is a source of complete protein – one that contains all nine amino acids essential for body growth and development.

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Topics: Diet, Nutrition, Ebook

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