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Protein Series Part 2: The Benefits of Protein Powder and Why You Should Be Taking It

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Protein Series Part 2: The Benefits of Protein Powder and Why You Should Be Taking It

By Patrick Shea It’s no secret that Protein powder offers users many benefits, but what are those benefits and what makes them so great? In this article we’ll go over when to take protein powder, the many advantages it offers, and which types are the best to take.  Benefits Muscle Recovery -  If you are regularly going to the gym and want to operate at peak performance everyday, you should be taking some type of whey protein powder supplement. Studies have shown that the muscle synthesis process is sped up by ingesting a protein supplement after a workout. Put simply,...

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Protein Series Part 1: Are You Getting Enough Protein? 

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Protein Series Part 1: Are You Getting Enough Protein? 

Grace Ippolito; 4 minute read   So you think you’re eating more than enough protein on a daily basis- but are you really?    Why is Protein Essential? Protein is essential for basic human function. Every cell in the body uses protein for repair, as well as to build new cells. While protein is a necessary nutrient, diets higher in protein may have a positive impact on overall health. Current research suggests that high protein diets may help with weight loss, aid in preservation of lean body mass, and lead to the improvement of cardiovascular risk factors.   How Much Protein...

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Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day

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Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day

Grace Ippolito; 4 minute read You try to keep your house clean-but are you worried about bringing potentially dangerous chemicals into your home?  Mrs. Thelma A. Meyer started Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day, with her children in mind, to create cleaning products that are effective and smell like a garden. Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day products get the job done without utilizing toxic additives with overpowering chemical smells.    Ingredients Rooted in Goodness Mrs. Meyer’s products are “rooted in goodness” as they are formulated with “responsible raw materials”.  Inspired by flowers and herbs, Meyer’s uses plant derived ingredients and essential oils in their...

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What’s in Your Makeup?

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What’s in Your Makeup?

Grace Ippolito, 4 minute read   You put in a lot of effort to take care of your skin and body-but is your makeup ruining all of your hard work?  Many popular cosmetics contain potentially damaging additives such as fragrances, parabens, and phthalates.Thankfully, as the makeup industry grows more companies are releasing makeup that is “clean” or more naturally based.  It might be time to take another look at your makeup and swap your products for some that are gentler on your skin and your environment. At AllPeople we understand the importance of naturally based cosmetics. Here are some of the...

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An Intern’s Experience in The Zero-Waste Movement 

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An Intern’s Experience in The Zero-Waste Movement 

Caroline Cort, 5 minute read In the year 2020 I learned that being a materialist does not necessarily come with the cost of polluting the planet. It was in the early days of the COVID-19 Pandemic, on a hunt for mental stimuli and a way to put beliefs into practice, that I enrolled in a Patreon course called Minimalism for Maximalists. The course is taught by artist and activist Corinne Loperfido, who currently lives in Mississippi. I had briefly met Loperfido in New Orleans a couple years back and it was she who first introduced me to the zero-waste movement...

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