Mastering Gluten Free Eating

Eating a gluten-free diet has its benefits and pitfalls. Gluten-free eating includes more whole foods (since gluten is added to many processed foods), which is a great choice! Most processed foods have added sugar, sodium, saturated and trans fat. But, gluten-containing grains are a source of selenium, phosphorus and magnesium. Plus, they are commonly fortified […]

GREET YOUR ROUTINE WITH RENEWED ENERGY

Greet your routine with renewed energy from phytonutrient-rich greens+! The perfect way to maximize nourishment with a busy schedule!

Summer days are pretty much behind us as we return to the daily grind. With the coming of September comes a spirit of starting anew – like a secondary “New Year”. The resolve to do things better […]

PROTEIN 411: THE BASICS YOU SHOULD KNOW RIGHT NOW

Protein is a hot topic, but sometimes, we just need the basics—not a novel. Get the 411 on protein here!

Protein, protein, protein. It’s the most popular of all the macronutrients. Protein is definitely riding a Maverick-size wave right now, and with good reason.  Once just adored by bodybuilders looking to build muscle, now more people […]

SPREAD THE FIT!

Almonds have grown in popularity recently as they are one of the most nutrient dense tree nuts available and have several health benefits. Even the medical community has recognized this as St. Michael’s hospital in Toronto has found that adding almonds to a patient’s diet can significantly reduce coronary heart disease risk factors.  The protein, […]

IS SOMETHING MISSING FROM YOUR PROTEIN POWDER SUPPLEMENT?

Absorption – the Key to Protein Powder Performance

Everywhere you look in the grocery store, there is protein. From bread to ice cream, to the countless tubs of protein powder we see lining store shelves – protein is the “it” ingredient. This is especially true of protein powder supplements, where the highest protein grams-per-serving status has […]

WHAT ARE PROBIOTICS AND WHY DO YOU NEED THEM?

What are probiotics?

Probiotics are the “good” or “friendly” bacteria that are normal inhabitants of your body. The micro-organisms that live in your intestines make up what is called the intestinal microflora, which is comprised of more than a thousand species of bacteria.  Although the word “bacteria” is usually associated with germs and illness, friendly bacteria […]

ARE YOU EATING ENOUGH GREENS?

One Age-Old Secret to a Healthy, Energetic Summer

The summer is just around the corner and many of us are welcoming the warmer weather with open arms. Every season has its own qualities, but this time of year seems to put an extra bounce in most of our steps. It represents a time of year when […]

GOODBYE WILTED BEST INTENTIONS. HELLO HEALTHY HABIT.

Goodbye wilted best intentions. Hello healthy habit. Turn over a new leaf with Vega Protein & Greens.

Make the follow through easier. Turn over a new leaf by adding Vega Protein & Greens to your day: 20g complete protein and two servings of greens—for only 110 calories. Made from real, whole food ingredients, effortless nutrition now […]

BEAT THE HEAT

Clean, Plant-based Nutrition to Stay Cool This Summer

Vega One gives you the nutritional confidence to take on Summer with gusto—no matter how much you pack in.

Whether you’re sitting poolside, doing errands, hiking, camping, biking, running or just living the good life, Summer demands cool drinks. While hydration is important year round, Summer brings water into […]

SHOULD GLUTEN BE IN YOUR DIET?

Going Gluten-Free

An estimated seven million Canadians are avoiding gluten these days. Some do so because they have Celiac disease. But, that is just the minority – a growing number of “average” Canadians are avoiding gluten based on recommendations from trendy books and blogs that it is a healthier diet. Others are ditching gluten with hopes […]