• Benefits of Protein Powder for Kids

    Benefits of Protein Powder for Kids

      Protein. It’s one of those all too important nutrients your body needs to stay healthy and happy. It’s one of the building blocks of bone, muscle and skin, so it’s essential to keep up your protein intake. An easy and delicious way to increase your protein intake is through protein powders, which you’d typically associate with gym junkies and weight lifting buffs. We’re...
  • Why You Need Elderberry This Cold and Flu Season

    Why You Need Elderberry This Cold and Flu Season

    The start of winter is wonderful. It’s the season of rain pitter-pattering on your tin roof, rugging up on the couch with a cuppa and enjoying movie nights in with the family. But after a month? The sniffles set in. The scratchy throat. The intermittent coughs. After a month, we welcome the cold and flu season. Those movie nights turn into spilled soup on...
  • Do you need to work out to benefit from protein powder?

    Do you need to work out to benefit from protein powder?

    Do you need to be a gym-junkie to benefit from protein powder? The short answer? Absolutely not! Here’s the longer answer. Protein powder is a nutritional supplement, which, when put simply, increases the amount of protein in your body. Protein is one of those all-star nutrients, essential for building muscle, repairing tissue and making enzymes and hormones. That’s pretty important work. Because of this,...
  • Essential nutrients that your body needs

    Essential nutrients that your body needs

    1. Water – keeping hydrated is one of the most important things that you can do. Water is essential for survival, especially as it makes up 60% of our bodies. Out bodies rely on water and without it we would be dead. 2. Carbohydrates – Carbs normally get a bad reputation for being bad for you and not nutritional enough. However, in reality, carbs...
  • Food swaps that will make your diet instantly healthier

    Food swaps that will make your diet instantly healthier

    1. Swap white pasta, bread and rice for whole grain – There is no need to ditch the carbs all together, you just have to learn which are the correct carbs to be eating. Whole grain carbs help reduce blood cholesterol and lower risk of heart disease. Furthermore, they provide more potassium, magnesium and other nutrients. 2. Swap plain jacket potatoes for sweet potatoes...
  • Protein powder hangover recipe

    Protein powder hangover recipe

    Ingredients: ½ cup of coconut water – this will be the part of the shake that will rehydrate you. Coconut water supplies electrolytes like potassium, which likely went down the toilet the night before. 1 cup of frozen raspberries – this sugar can help you get back onto your feet 1 scoop protein powder – a healthy dose of protein can help stop the...
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