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But Where Do You Get Your Protein From? A Plant-Based Protein Handbook

But Where Do You Get Your Protein From? A Plant-Based Protein Handbook

Plant-Based Protein Greetings vegans and plant-based warriors and salutations to all of you non-vegans as well!  ”But where do you get your protein from?” We’ve all heard it...or said it. This phrase (amongst others) provides endless hours of amusement at the expense of vegans, including countless memes and animations of vegan girlfriends being utilized as lawnmowers. But they (you) have a point! Where do we get our plant-based protein from? Well, if you’ve read our article on How to Increase Your Plant-Based Protein Intake with Macro Snacks, then you will already have a basic understanding that vegans can obtain this...

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What Is the Most Effective Diet?

What Is the Most Effective Diet?

Sugar-free diets, high-protein diets, carb-free diets, juice detoxes, tea cleanses...scroll through Instagram and I guarantee you will come across thousands of fad diets that the latest trendy influencers are trying. What’s more, the majority of people have tried at least one diet in their lifetime. But why do we do it in the first place and are they effective? Why Do People Diet? There are plenty of reasons why someone might choose to go on a diet. Of course, there’s the obvious reason - to lose weight. But other people may want to make muscle gains, fuel themselves for marathon...

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What is the Macro Diet? A Detailed Beginner’s Guide to IIFYM

What is the Macro Diet? A Detailed Beginner’s Guide to IIFYM

Have you heard about the macro diet, otherwise known as IIFYM? Tried to research it on Google and come across a bunch of mumbo jumbo hearsay? Watched a 10 minute YouTube video on “Macros for Beginners” and still confused? Don’t worry, let us break it down for you. What Are Macros?  Macros, or macronutrients, are essential nutrients required by the human body in large amounts in order to survive. There are three of them: Macro #1: Carbohydrate  This macronutrient is often excluded in fad diets but it’s actually used by our bodies as a readily-accessible form of energy. Carbohydrates are digested by...

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What Chips Are the Healthiest to Eat?

What Chips Are the Healthiest to Eat?

Are Chips Bad For You? How often have you snacked on a packet of chips and thought to yourself “It won’t do me any harm to have just one bag” and then kicked yourself after reading the nutritional information to find that you’ve just consumed enough fat to transform your heart into a baby seal pup? These thin crispy bites of joy don’t look like much, but chips are tricksy little rascals and often pack quite the punch of unhealthy fats and calories! So why is it that they have to taste so darn good? If you’re tracking your macros...

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