Keeping your body weight down is important for reducing the long term effects of being overweight or obese. Healthy eating and cutting down consumption of saturated fats can reduce the risk of heart disease, as well as lowering blood sugar and blood pressure.
Health and fitness is taking over the world, with more lose-weight gain-muscle-quick schemes, none of which actually work. But with good nutrition and hard work in the gym, you can lose weight.
BCAAs are the building blocks of protein and are essential whether you’re an average Joe or a competitive bodybuilder. But for vegans they are even more important thanks to the drawbacks of living on a vegan diet. Don’t be concerned if you are a vegan however, we’ve created this one stop guide to make sure you know everything you need to about the mysteries of Branched Chain Amino Acids.
The stigma around veganism is a thing of the past, with more and more moving away from animal products and taking the plunge to a plant based diet. But what about vegan runners? Well they’re going to be just fine.
There is a lot of assumed knowledge in the world of health and fitness, and a phrase that gets thrown around a lot is ‘complete protein’. But what exactly is a complete protein? And how can you get more into your diet?
Before we get too ahead of ourselves, let’s keep it basic and look at what protein is. A protein is a macronutrient made up of amino acids. There are 20 amino acids which each have their own impact on important functions. Proteins contain these in abundance and have been shown to improve muscle growth, muscle mass, and muscle maintenance. This is mainly done through the amino acid Leucine.
Does making our avocado pudding make you a hipster? We couldn’t say, we wouldn’t judge you either way, you hipster! 😉
Avocados are rich in healthy fats, folate, carotenoids and are extremely heart healthy.
Creamy, thick and surprisingly nutritious, this super simple cake is easy to customise. We think peanut butter goes particularly well. If you’re a wild child, why now smother it in healthy coconut whipped cream? Mmmmmm hmmmm
Magnificently moist, this deceptive dessert looks much more decadent that it truly is. What’s more, it’s so easy to make that you can make one for all of your friends, and then make a few more and send them to us at Oatein. Deal? Deal.
You’ll probably want to make extra for yourself too, because as soon as you’ve had one bite you’ll wish you had another three to yourself!