Whether you believe the adage of “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” or not, there is a lot of nutritional potential in the first meal of the day. Not only does eating breakfast kickstart your metabolism, but some studies have even suggested that missing breakfast confuses your body’s latent ‘fasting’ mechanism that expects you to replenish blood sugar after sleeping. Continue reading “High Protein Vegan Breakfast Ideas”
Protein: it’s the macronutrient every vegan is asked about first. People will say, ‘where do you get your protein?’ – especially if you’re an active person or a gym buff. But, as many famous vegan athletes have shown, there’s no lack of protein in a vegan diet.
Staycations are on the rise and what is more important than making sure your staycation lunchbox is packed and perfect.
You may have a lot of activities planned to entertain yourselves or your kids. The last thing you want is to be half way through a hike, starving, with no shops in sight. So, it is essential that you pack the perfect lunchbox for your staycation.
We have snacks that will give both adults and kids that extra energy boost.
It is recommended adults should take approximately 10,000 steps a day. Increasing your amount of daily steps can have a huge positive impact on your health. These health benefits are not only physical but they are also mental.
Carry on reading to see our top tips on how to easily increase your daily steps and the benefits of doing so.
There are a lot of preconceptions about protein bars. Many people have an ‘old fashioned’ opinion about protein. This opinion is that they will quickly grow very large muscles if they consume any, which isn’t necessarily true.
Protein is a very important macronutrient that we need for many reasons; however, it cannot be produced without food. Amino acids are formed when protein is broken down during digestion. Our bodies use these amino acids as a way to build and maintain muscle.
However, more and more people are starting to increase the amount of protein in their diet. This is due to having more knowledge about the subject.
Keep reading to find out the benefits of protein bars and why you should definitely be trying to add more protein into your diet.
Fitness trackers have become an essential for lots of us during lockdown.
Not being active enough can cause minor and major health issues. Inactivity can result in both physical and mental problems, such as weight gain and a lack of concentration. Therefore, keeping active is vital at the moment whilst we are still tackling Covid-19, to improve your immune system. Keep on reading to find out the benefits of jumping on the fitness tracker band wagon!
The impact of food on our blood sugar levels is rated by a GI-index rating, or glycemic index. Studies have shown that a low GI-diet could lead to weight loss while also reducing the risks associated with heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Carbohydrates are the only macro-nutrient which effects our GI-levels.
Vegan Nutrition 101 – Getting Enough Post-Workout Protein
Recovery is key, there’s no two ways about it. If you don’t properly recover from a workout then you won’t see the results you could have and future sessions will be impacted too. How effectively you recover can be influenced by a number of different things. For instance, something as simple as getting enough sleep can do far more than any pill ever could!
Winters coming? Winters here. It’s cold season again, when the entire office gets the sniffles and we all try to hide in our duvets away from the cold.
But you don’t have to get the sniffles this year, it just takes a little bit of self-care to keep you right as rain. We often take our health for granted but ensuring that your immune system is actively doing its job is crucial to protecting our health. So, here are a few handy tips to boost your immune system and kickstart it into life.