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Iron: essential to healthy brain function

Post by  Joel Gladd Mar 01, 2018

In 2001 U.S. researchers studied a group of 5398 children who were attending school, searching for possible links between academic success and nutrition. Although important micronutrients such as Vitamin B12 are often implicated in these kinds of studies, The results of a 2001 study on...

 Vitamin B12-deficiency is linked to the depression, dementia, and unhealthy aging. Dietary sources remain the gold standard, but pay attention to the finer details. Absorption and bioavailability matter.    According to the Anxiety and Depression Association, depression is “the leading cause of disability in...

Does Cricket Flour contain the fountain of youth?

Post by  Joel Gladd Aug 17, 2017
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As scientists learn more about ageing and longevity in humans, they're focusing on compounds that signal the body to clear damaged parts of the cell. It's been discovered that one such key compound is spermidine, which is found in crickets. Healthy autophagy means longer living...

International Society of Sports Nutrition's Recent Study = Incomplete

Post by  Joel Gladd Aug 06, 2017

  Less than a month ago, the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) updated its “objective and critical” suggestion for how much protein is necessary to build and maintain muscle. They recommended 1.4-2.0 g protein/kg body weight/day (g/kg/d). Depending on your level of training, demands...

A Vegetarian Diet Led Me To Cricket Protein Flour

Post by  Guest Author Jul 01, 2017

Chapul ambassador Sarah Park set the stage in maintaining her on the move vegetarian. Cricket flour supplements the needed B-12, iron and protein. Matt stopped eating meat days before we started dating. To be honest, I thought it was a phase. For the first few...

Life in Spandex

Post by  Guest Author Jun 29, 2017

Chapul ambassador Lexi Burkholder finds life in the oval office. Read her story on training for speed skating and maintaining a healthy diet full of cricket protein.   What first comes to mind when you think of speed skaters? I bet it has something to...

How Cricket Powder Benefits my Diet While Living in a Van.

Post by  Guest Author Jun 27, 2017

Chapul Ambassador Matt Park shares his experience of maintaining a healthy diet as a vegetarian while living in his van. It’s been five years since I ate meat. The last three have been spent living in a van with my wife. When I was living...

Five Must-Have Items for Sane and Healthy Travel

Post by  Guest Author Jun 21, 2017

Travel is fun and exciting but it can be stressful and taxing on the mind and body. Establishing a healthy routine at home is one thing, but how do you keep it going while you're traveling for work or pleasure? Luckily a few small, inexpensive...

Cricket Flour Protein vs. Whey Protein

Post by  Joel Gladd Jun 16, 2017

  In 2005, the International Society of Sports Nutrition Symposium reviewed protein sources to determine which was ideal for physical performance. After classifying the sources according to whether they were of “animal or vegetable origin,” they analyzed the main supplements within this basic division. The...

Chocolate Avocado Mousse with Cricket Protein and Strawberries

Post by  Guest Author Jun 08, 2017

Chocolate Avocado Mousse with Cricket Protein and Strawberries By: Lindsay LaPaugh I’m a girl who wants to eat chocolate on the regular. I’m perfectly capable of surviving without it; it's just that I don't want to. I’m not really picky. If it’s real chocolate (I’m...