October 07, 2016
Whether you are travelling to a race, the office or the gym, bringing your own healthy snacks is a champion idea. Fig Protein Balls These contain calcium and vitamin K to build bone strength. Soak 300g of dried figs in hot water for 30 minutes. Then drain, dry and put them in a food processor with 40g of protein powder, 30g of cocoa powder, 80g of nut butter, half a teaspoon of cinnamon, zest of one orange, the juice of half an orange and a pinch of salt. Form into 2.5cm balls and roll in shredded coconut. Granola Bark The...
September 20, 2016
Protein Protein supplies your body with the necessary amino acids needed to maintain healthy body tissue. While many of the amino acids that your body needs are produced within your body, there are some that can only be obtained from outside food sources, such as chicken or nuts. Fat Fat is another term that is often misunderstood. Many individuals view it as a nutrient that is detrimental to their health. There are two main types of fat: omega-3 fatty acids and omega-6 fatty acids. While the over consumption of foods high in fat can lead to a number of negative...