Diets don’t work; find out how to create healthy plant-based meals.

In this post, I will cover why I believe diets don’t work, and then talk about how I like to structure my meals to make sure my body is getting what it needs. So let’s get to it, should we?

Diets Don’t Work!

We’ve talked about how a vegan diet can be healthy if done correctly, but we never talked about what correctly or incorrectly means. I am not a fan of the vegan diet myself, in fact, I am not a fan of any diets at all.

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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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Fruit Groups: What you need to know.

Fruits are made up of four groups. Acid fruits, sub-acid fruits, sweet fruits, and melons.

Typically you never want to mix any of the fruits with any other food group, each group should be eaten separately. Fruits travel through the digestive track very quickly, typically within an hour which is why you don’t want to eat them with other food groups.

From personal experience, I do notice that I feel better when I group foods together depending on how long it takes for them to digest. For example I would eat a pineapple and wait at least 30 mins before eating porridge or something else. However, this could just be a placebo effect as this is based on a theory, I don’t know of any scientific studies that support this. In fact, in an interview Dr. Michael Greger (Americal plant-based physician) himself said that food grouping is nonsense.

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