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Tips to Make Plant-Based Eating Delicious and Easy

Tips to Make Plant-Based Eating Delicious and Easy

With more and more people choosing to follow a plant based diet or to include more plant based eating into their weekly diet due to ethical/animal welfare or dietary concerns this blog will provide some interesting information and a sample day’s plant based eating menu. The extent to which plant-based sources can provide excellent sources of nutrition is endless. With a balanced plant-based diet, you can help yourself become the...

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Eating for Energy.

Eating for Energy.

Carbohydrates are the main energy source for your brain and muscles. They are broken down in our gut and released into our blood stream as glucose. This glucose is used by our brain and muscles as fuel. By supplying our body the carbohydrate it needs at meal times, we are supplying it with the fuel necessary to maximise energy levels and minimise fatigue. The key to optimising energy levels is...

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Protein and Sports

Protein and Sports

The interest and knowledge gained in the area of protein in sport has grown dramatically over recent years. It has been known for a long time that in order to optimise the process of building bigger and stronger muscles, you have to increase the amount of protein in your diet. Newer research has revealed that it’s also important for recovery, adaptation to your training as well as achieving a healthy...

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Have a Heart Healthy Valentine’s Day!

Have a Heart Healthy Valentine’s Day!

February 14th has become associated with hearts and chocolate so what better day to talk about the heart health benefits of raw cacao as found in that protein’s Blissful Brown Rice and Raw Cacao Super Protein? Lots of people will be giving and receiving chocolates for Valentine’s Day, but is it true that chocolate is actually good for your heart? The indigenous peoples of middle America have long believed that...

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Plant Foods Have a Complete Amino Acid Composition

Plant Foods Have a Complete Amino Acid Composition

The American Heart Association (AHA) Science Advisory, “Dietary Protein and Weight Reduction: A Statement for Healthcare Professionals From the Nutrition Committee of the Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism of the American Heart Association,” contains often quoted, but incorrect, information about the adequacy of amino acids found in plant foods. This report states, “ Although plant proteins form a large part of the human diet, most are deficient in 1...

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