It can sometimes feel like a gluten intolerance is a life sentence, with the list of foods you can’t eat longer than your arm, and stopping to read food labels in the supermarket taking up the majority of your time. But those with a gluten intolerance or celiac gluten sensitivity know there is a wide variety of naturally gluten free foods for you to enjoy as part of a gluten free diet.
Breakfast. The meal of the day where we break the fast of not eating for a number of hours while we sleep. However, we are told from a young age that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but is it?
Protein. What is it good for? Well building muscle obviously! That’s right protein, undoubtedly the most popular health supplement powder in the world, chances are even your mum has thought about trying some. But what about for those lovely vegans?
For years meat and milk protein have ruled the roost, with Whey being the undisputed king of proteins. But for vegans Whey, Casein, Beef, and Egg protein are all out of bounds. They need a plant based alternative. Vegan proteins have arrived with a bang, more and more are popping up all the time promising to transform your body, but can you see the same results as with meat or milk based proteins?
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 kee 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.
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.