The trick is to make better and safer protein choices on a regular basis. If you’re eating a well-balanced plant-based diet and consuming a wide variety of vegetables, greens, sprouts, legumes, tempeh, beans, nuts, seeds and grains, then you’ll easily meet your protein needs.
Bacon is traditionally associated with breakfast, when it’s usually served alongside an egg or two, or as one of the hallmark ingredients of a BLT. But you can find bacon on burgers, in appetizers, on salads, and even covered in chocolate or added to ice cream.
It can seem like nutrition experts are constantly disagreeing with each other—or coming out with new information that contradicts what they’ve said previously. But several top names in the food industry came together to make one thing clear: They all agree we should be eating a whole lot less sugar.
In order for athletes to perform at the top of their game, they must train appropriately. With that, they must also consume a large amount of food which will help fuel their rigorous training regimes.
Sugar – sucrose – is a carbohydrate that is present naturally in fruits and vegetables. All plants use a natural process called photosynthesis to turn sunlight into the nourishment they need for growth. Of all known plants, sugar is most highly concentrated in sugar beets and sugar cane. Sugar is simply separated from the beet […]
Gluten-free diets are all the rage right now, but how much do people really understand about what amounts to a major lifestyle change?
Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, barley, triticale and oats. In some people, eating or drinking anything containing gluten can cause different types of undesirable reactions. The most extreme of these is the auto-immune condition known as coeliac disease. Some other types of reactions are known as non-coeliac gluten sensitivity, gluten sensitivity, or […]
Overindulging is something we are all guilty of at Christmas. But did you know there are around 6,000 calories lurking in the average Christmas Day feast, putting us at risk of gaining almost half a stone by the New Year. From potatoes roasted in goose fat to celebratory glasses of champagne, it is easy to […]
Most people would expect to indulge a little over Christmas, but it might be surprising to hear the average person could have eaten a staggering 6,000 calories yesterday – nearly three times the recommended intake. And festive revellers have been warned, they may not realise the Olympic lengths they need to go to compensate for […]
Superfoods are foods — mostly plant-based but also some fish and dairy — thought to be nutritionally dense and thus good for one’s health. The term has no set scientific meaning, however, and any list of “top” superfoods is purely subjective. Superfoods are healthful, for the most part, aside from possible contamination, added sugars or […]