Whey Protein – Why Grass-fed Whey is Better for You

Take one look at the protein powder aisle of your favorite Whole Foods Market or Vitamin Shoppe, and it's easy to become overwhelmed by the abundant selection of meal replacements, performance enhancers and weight gainers that all promise more protein per serving than the competition. With so many Read more [...]

Top 8 High-Risk GMO Foods

Genetically Modified Organisms, better known as GMOs, are plants or animals created through the gene splicing techniques of biotechnology (also called genetic engineering, or GE). The amount of GMO foods are rising and it is hard for a consumer to keep up. The following 8 crops are at a high-risk Read more [...]

8 Foods to Always Eat Organic

Eating fresh produce is one of the best ways to nourish your body.  Unfortunately, if your food is not organic, it could be covered in pesticides that can cause major health concerns. What does organic mean? “Organic” is a designation term used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Organic Read more [...]

What are the FDA rules on Gluten-Free labeling?

We've recently received an influx of questions related to whether or not some of the Greens Plus products are Gluten-Free. The FDA recently published an article that contains fast facts about the new policy. This is a subject we take very seriously at Greens Plus and we'd like to highlight these facts Read more [...]

Why You Need to March Against Monsanto

March Against Monsanto is just one month away on October 12, 2013! Do you plan to participate? Why all the fuss? Monsanto is an American multinational agricultural biotechnology corporation. It is a leading producer of genetically engineered (GE) seed. Monsanto was among the first to genetically Read more [...]

The Okinawan Diet – Can You Live to See a Century?

The latest research says the Japanese are more likely to reach 100 years old. A recent article in The Guardian asks why. Just last month, the oldest man in the world, Jiroemon Kimura, passed away near Kyoto at the ripe old age of 116. Its no coincidence that the new record holder, 115 year old Misao Read more [...]

American Ninja Warrior Finalist Joins Team Greens Plus

Drew Drechsel, American Ninja Warrior Finalist, begins Greens Plus supplementation program, by Christopher Daniels After clearing the latest obstacles, including the dreaded 14ft Warped Wall, Drew Dreschel is intensifying his bid to become the first American ever to achieve total victory. American Read more [...]

The First 100% Certified Organic Nation

Tiny Himalayan Country Pledges to Become the World's First 100% Certified Organic Agricultural System The Kingdom of Bhutan lies nestled in the Himalayan Mountains between Tibet and India. Cut off for centuries due to its seclusive geography, the country is striving to open itself to the modern Read more [...]

How to Stay Active on the Weekends

Electric shock therapy, arctic “ice bath”, and 11 miles of fun. Can you think of a better way to spend your weekend? On Sunday May 19th, my husband, mom and I participated in the Jacksonville Tough Mudder. As we recited the Tough Mudder Creed, I was a bundle of nerves. A million thoughts went Read more [...]

Why Organic Foods Really ARE Better

16 year old student from Dallas, TX creates a science fair project, gets published in research journal After listening to her parents passionately argue the value of certified organic foods, Ria Chhabra created a Science Fair Project to test the effects of feeding fruit flies organic bananas, Read more [...]