When was the last time you found yourself munching on a block of cheese or chocolate even though you swore to yourself you’d stick to your diet from now on? Feeling unable to control yourself around certain foods and falling off your dietary wagon can often end up in uncontrollable binge eating – and it’s most likely a result of restriction in some way.Read More
If you’re like most people, you have struggled with your weight at some point in your life. Since obesity has become an epidemic in the Western world, there is now a huge market around all things weight loss.
With all of this confusing, often times even contradicting advice, we are more lost than ever. It’s analysis paralysis and we end up hopping from one theory and fad diet to another. But let’s take a step back and look at what’s logical and actually helpful here.Read More
When you exercise, your body needs an increased amount of protein. Specifically, it is the amino acids in the protein—like leucine, isoleucine, lysine, and methionine—that help your muscles heal after a grueling workout and grow in size and strength.
In the world of body building, this is called “recovery” and it tends to present an issue for some vegans since most protein suggestions are in the form of meat or other animal-based foods.Read More
Congratulations! You’ve just had a new baby! With the full time job now required of you, it’s hard to imagine that you’ll ever have the time to get your body back to normal. No worries though! I’m here to tell you it’s absolutely possible to manage being a mom and bounce back after baby by following these 5 tips:Read More
Adopting a meat-free lifestyle has truly revolutionised my life. It is a common concern for many omnivores that ditching meat will make it harder to gain muscle / fitness levels, or that it may even result in muscle loss. This was actually a major concern for me which was why I didn’t give up meat sooner.