• How much protein do you really need?

    Even people who aren’t on a diet are generally trying to eat more lean meats, nuts, seeds and low-fat dairy in an effort to boost their metabolism, build muscle and lose weight. But there is confusion about how much protein you should eat.

  • The Best Protein You Can Eat

    Protein is the key to keeping cravings at bay, building lean muscle and dropping those last few pounds. But according to a new review published in Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, it’s not just how…

  • 7 diet mistakes sabotaging your weight loss

    Want to lose weight? Here’s what not to do. You’ve taken the first step: vowing to eat well, starting now. Many dieters are so determined to finally lose that weight that the pounds will indeed…

  • Will a high-protein diet send you to an early grave?

    A recent study made headlines when it claimed that eating high levels of protein can be as bad for you as smoking. Is this true? How much is too much?

  • How a high-protein breakfast could help you lose weight

    If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and you\’re trying to lose weight — better pack it with protein.

  • Get a workout and help the hungry at the D.C. Protein Food Drive

    Most food drives collect items loaded in
    carbohydrates, but low-income families really need
    food rich in protein. So one D.C. fitness trainer
    is starting a Protein Food Drive in April.