Quinoa – A Superfood You Should Know

Delicious vegetarian quinoa salad with bell pepper, cucumber and tomatoes. Quinoa - superfood salad

It’s time to get familiar with quinoa, it’s nutritional value, the health benefits it can provide and the best way to integrate quinoa into a well-balanced diet. Quinoa – nutrition’s well-kept secret The first item to address is how to pronounce quinoa – think KEEN-wah and not kwin-oh-ah. The correct pronounciation has been an item … Read more

Chia Seeds – Worth their Weight in Nutritional Gold

Chia seeds in a metal tart tin on a wodden table with another scoop of chia seeds

When you start looking at chia seeds, you soon realise that they are really quite astounding. Measuring all of 2 mm in diameter, these tiny oval seeds are an absolute powerhouse of nutrients. Lots of foods are described as superfoods these days, but chia seeds definitely deserve the name. What Are Chia Seeds? Chia seeds … Read more

5 Best Energy Boosting Foods (Part 2)

Energy Boosting Foods - a bowl of cut kale next to lemons

In Part 1 of our investigation of energy boosting foods, I made the point that we expect an awful lot from our diets without always considering what we are eating. We are the ‘quick fix’ generation who want quality nutrition and to feel like a million dollars, but will open a bottle of energy drink … Read more

5 Best Energy Boosting Foods (Part 1)

Energy boosting foods - quinoa breakfast porridge with blueberries, banana and nuts

Let’s be honest. Most of us really are our own worst enemies. When we think of energy boosting foods, many of us picture a chocolate bar and can of fizzing drink. We’re rushed off our feet. Busy, busy busy. We neglect our health and pretend we can sail through life on a handful of hours … Read more

Protein Powder – Soy, Rice, Pea, Hemp, Collagen, Spirulina & Vegan Protein Powder Blends

Bodybuilder with plant-based protein powder against black background

Whether you wish to build muscle mass, supplement your regular diet, pack in nutrients as you train for a sporting event, compensate for skipping meals or are even trying to lose weight, there are many reasons to take protein powder. Why Choose a Vegan Protein Powder? There are just as many reasons why people choose … Read more

Protein Powder – Whey, Casein, Egg & Collagen

A close up of 2 scoops of protein powder. One vanilla protein powder and the other chocolate protein powder. Ready to be mixed in the best protein shaker. Products like this are being taken as part of the dry scooping craze.

Protein powder – there is a bewildering range to choose from. But what, exactly, is in protein powder? How are different protein powders made? And what can they offer you? If you’d like a beginner’s guide to why you might take a protein powder, read here. Whether you are looking to build muscle, having trouble … Read more