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All About Protein

"Whether you’re a meat eating omnivore or plant-loving vegan this blog shares all the latest research on those twenty, often misunderstood amino acids. Let's get to know protein intimately with helpful tips, recipes and so much more…"

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The best sources of plant-based proteins for vegetarians?


"So where do you get your protein from?" is probably one of the most common questions those practicing a plant-based diet are regularly asked. Fear around whether a plant-based diet provides enough protein and where to actually source it from seems to be the number 1 reason people don’t make...

Soy Confusing


Soy has been a favourite staple of plant-based eaters for decades. Nutritionally, soy packs a powerful punch: more protein than most other legumes, ample fibre, omega 3 fatty-acids, calcium and iron. Contains all 11 of the essential amino acids and supplies health-promoting phytonutrients like isoflavones ...

THE REAL NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCY OF THE MODERN ERA


Despite its popular association with keeping us ‘regular’, fibre is no joke. In fact, in my opinion, fibre is something we all need to start paying some serious attention to and talking about way more than we currently are because quite alarmingly, fibre consumption is currently at...

How Clean Is Your Protein


Protein Protein Protein! It certainly seems to have taken centre stage in our conversations around food. Food companies labels proudly display how much protein their products contain and whole marketing campaigns are being dedicated towards helping the consumer make a healthier choice by choosing the ...

Top 10 Plant-Based Protein's You Should Be Eating


If you are curious about plant-based proteins, how to use them, what they are, and why you should be eating them? Bookmark this page, as it’s your go to guide to the top 10 plant-based protein sources and how to use them daily. 1. Beans Considered both a protein...

The Real Deal On Plant Proteins


But where will I get my protein from? If I had a pound for every time I was asked that question from patients toying with the idea of switching to a vegan or vegetarian diet, I would’ve bought my tesla by now! Fear around whether a plant-based diet...

How Much Protein Do I Really Need?


We all know that consuming a sufficient amount of daily protein is essential to power your body, build and maintain muscle. No one is disputing that! But how much does your body really need? According to the British Nutrition Foundation the daily Reference Nutrient Intake (RNI) is...

6 Clean Protein Additions For Your Smoothie


Whether you are a vegetarian, omnivore, vegan or just a happy flexitarian eating clean protein is an important aspect of every diet. Making a whole-food, protein-rich smoothie is like making an investment towards your health. It’s a way to start the day out with nutrients, satiety, and energy...