• What health benefits do vegan meal replacements have?

    What health benefits do vegan meal replacements have?

    We’ve all heard the hype that plant-based diets are the way to go. But what is so good about a plant-based diet? Many of the arguments in favour of plant-based diets focus on the environment, and for good reason. Plant-based diets reduce the pressure we’re putting on our natural resources through breeding, raising and feeding animals for food. Plant-based diets require less land, fossil...
  • Vegan protein powder bliss balls recipe

    Vegan protein powder bliss balls recipe

    As winter kicks in, we’re all noticing a bit of a shift in the way we eat. We’re wanting bigger, heartier, carb-ier meals to warm us up from the inside out. We’re craving chocolate and all things sweet, because they go hand in hand with all that tea we’ve been drinking. Resisting those cravings can be hard, but we’re making it a little easier...
  • 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...
  • Energy boosting food to kick start your day

    Energy boosting food to kick start your day

    1. Oatmeal – it is packed full of fibre which keeps you feeling fuller for longer and improving your digestive system. As oatmeal is also a complex carbohydrate, it means that these can be broken down slowly and so you will feel great for longer. Alongside this, it prevents snacking and so if you are looking to lose weight, it is a good option...
  • 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...
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