Summer Protein Coffee Cooler “Frap” Recipe

June 24th, 2016

For these warm days ahead I wanted to share my new favorite drink recipe with you! It’s high in protein, with some healthy fats for taste, and gives you a nice dose of coffee (a wonderful herb in my opinion).

It’s just 3 ingredients, very simple, and super refreshing!

I personally start with French pressed coffee from freshly ground beans (antioxidant and polyphenol count is highest in freshly ground beans), add some organic, full-fat coconut milk (from a can), a scoop of my favorite protein powder, […]

Collagen: The Joint Builder

June 21st, 2016

One of the most potent supplements that I prescribe to my patients is pure collagen. Think about it– our joints are made out of the stuff! Also our hair, nails, skin, tendons, ligaments, cartilage… all contain collagen.

There are a few types of collagen to be aware of. Type 2 is what the cartilage inside of our joints is made out of. When people say they are “bone on bone” it’s this cartilage that they have lost. Types 1 and 3 are more […]

Protein Powder– Which Whey to go?

June 2nd, 2016

I recently shared my favorite smoothie recipe in my weekly newsletter, and immediately received many emails asking me about my thoughts on protein powder, and why I recommend whey protein above other sources.

A short lesson on protein powders without getting too technical:

1) What kind? I recommend whey protein powder for a number of reasons. Most notably, studies have shown that it combats belly fat, heal leaky gut, and is an excellent source of amino acids that aid in building muscle mass. Pea and hemp […]

Dr. Tyna’s “Joint Juice” Green Smoothie Recipe

June 1st, 2016

Did you know that your diet can help your joints regenerate? Remember how your grandmother used to tell you to eat collagen powder or pills for your nails and hair? Well, she was correct. This same idea holds true for your joints. Joints are made of collagen and we need to eat it in order to synthesize it in our joints.

This is our famous collagen green smoothie and it contains a ton of joint-health promoting collagen, protein, iron, and fats. Best of all, it’s delicious!

  – 1/2 cup organic frozen […]