How to make highly nutritious smoothies

Smoothies are digested quickly, by drinking high-calorie smoothies you can easily boost your calorie and nutritional intake with the right ingredients. This is best used as a post-workout smoothie, however, you can consume it anytime during the day.

Sometimes I have a lighter smoothie, usually around 700ml. It all depends on how I feel on the day.

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Physical Benefits of Vegan and Vegetarian Diets: Quick Facts

My time is limited at the moment so I will keep this one short. In this post, I will give you some of the physical benefits you may experience by trying out a plant-based diet.

As mentioned previously, vegans and vegetarians have a lower risk of obesity than meat eaters. A study conducted at the University of Oxford found that the body mass index (BMI) was the highest in meat eaters and lowest in vegans with vegetarians ranging in between. BMI is an approximate measure of whether someone is over or underweight, calculated by dividing their weight in kilograms by the square of their height in metres.

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Disease Protection & Nutritional Benefits of a Vegan Diet

Protein: One of the most common concerns with this lifestyle, seems to be the amount of protein a vegan gets in their diet. Let me begin by saying that people actually tend to get too much protein, more than the body requires.

The fitness industry leads people to believe people need large amounts of protein in order to be healthy and build muscle, only so that they can benefit from selling their protein shakes and bars which are usually filled with additives, sugars, and low-quality protein.

Research shows that many people are getting too much protein, often in unhealthy ways such as red meat. By being on a vegan diet you don’t have to worry about getting enough protein, in fact, there has never been a case of anyone with a protein deficiency on any diet. If you are consuming your recommended daily calories you will not have a protein deficiency.

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