All breakfasts are not created equal.

New York Times health columnist , Gretchen Reynolds, after looking at recent research concluded “If you like breakfast, fine; but if not, don’t sweat it.” To breakfast or not to breakfast? If breakfast is a bowl of cereal, you might be better off skipping or deferring the meal until you eat something more nutrient dense. Spiking… Read more »

Silence is good for your brain

When was the last time you sat in silence? In the car we listen to the radio. Then we turn on the TV as soon as we walk through the door. Most people I see running (even in nature) put headphones in and listen to music. We live in a world where our brains are… Read more »

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Schizandra Berries | Detoxifying Superfood

Schizandra Berries A detoxifying superfood that balances the body. What is schizandra? Schizandra berries also spelled “schisandra”, are a deciduous woody vine-growing species that produces fragrant flowers and develop long fruiting clusters of bright red berries. Native to northern China, Manchuria, and parts of Russia, the plant has been used for centuries for it’s healing properties. Unlike other… Read more »

Comparing Protein: What We Chose NOT To Use

Our culture is obsessed with getting enough protein. And for good reason! Proteins are the building blocks of the human body. Every cell in our body contains protein. It’s a necessity in helping your body repair cells and make new ones. When our founder, Alden, was researching protein sources, he tested every available option. As you learned in… Read more »

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Redd at Work: Make 3-7pm the most productive hours of your day

Americans work more hours at the office than most other Western cultures. And we take pride in that. This is the land of the free, home of the brave. People wear their overtime hours like a badge of honor. Unfortunately, we don’t always work efficiently.   Woring hard vs Working smart We believe the trend of overworking… Read more »

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Healthy Ways to Get Caffeine Without Drinking Coffee

We love coffee. Sometimes a little too much. A cup (or 4) tastes fantastic and provides a temporary jolt of energy, but drinking it too often can be problematic. Some coffee drinkers struggle with digestive issues from drinking too much, too often. Coffee is highly acidic and can cause imbalances in your gut bacteria (the… Read more »

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Breakfasts That Boost Energy and Wake You Up

Not a morning person? Maybe you’re just not eating the right breakfast. Traditional American breakfast foods can be heavy in calories and lacking in nutrients. Consider replacing your muffin, breakfast sandwich or eggs and bacon with one of these energizing breakfast options. Green Smoothies Green smoothies are an easy way to get tons of fruits and leafy… Read more »

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Meet the 11 Superfoods in Every Redd Bar

We are obsessed with superfoods, but we know that the word “superfood” has been overused by the health food market. So we wanted to explain exactly what we mean when we talk about these healthy, but strange foods. We searched for foods around the globe that pack the most nutrients into the best tasting ingredients and offer the… Read more »