Monthly Archives: November 2014

Your Guide to Proteins

The French word 'protéine', coined in 1838, comes from the Greek word 'proteios', meaning 'the first quality'. Proteins are essential to life, just not in the hu-moo-ngous quantities once believed (*check the end of this post for a list of the good, bad and ugly of protein sources). What are proteins? Proteins furnish the body […]