Superfood strawberry protein milkshake recipe

  Alleviate the brain fog and keep your mood in check with this protein smoothie. Ingredients (makes one smoothie) 1 cup coconut, soy or almond milk 1 scoop Activated Nutrients Vanilla Bean Daily Protein 1 teaspoon Activated Nutrients Daily Superfood powder Approximately 7 frozen, sliced strawberries   Method 1. Combine all ingredients in a blender 2. Blend until smooth 3. Pour into a glass and enjoy!   NUTRITION (per smoothie) Protein: 19g // Fat: 5g // Carbs: 16g // Calories: 213g     {nomultithumb}   Read more … Women’s Health…

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The Biggest Myth Debunked: The More Protein You Eat, the Faster You Build Muscles?

Some years ago I gulped down at least 2-3 unflavoured, whey protein shakes a day, while eating multiple chicken breasts. I thought protein was the holy grail when it comes to muscle growth. Yet I didn’t see the results that I truly wanted in the gym. Instead I was feeling low on energy and bloated. People training in the gym often consume tons of protein because they expect it to be converted into muscles. Yet the effectiveness of excess protein intake, especially protein shakes has never been scientifically proven. If…

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The importance of protein intake post-workout

  Protein is vital post-workout in order to kick-start the body’s recovery process. Here, Hilary Simmons explores the importance of timing and balance for health. According to research published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition (JISSN), the ability to build lean muscle mass is elevated for 24 to 48 hours after training. During this window – otherwise known as the anabolic phase – the body is greedy for nutrients, the muscles hungrily suck in glucose and your overall ability to process protein is significantly raised.   In practice, if you’re training…

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Breakfast coconut & protein chia recipe

Channel the healthy Sunday brunch vibes with this delicious chia bowl by the team at 360Health. Ingredients (serves 4) 250 ml light coconut milk Chai tea, 4 tea bags 1 scoop 360Health Protein (vanilla protein works well) 500 ml light soy milk or almond milk 2 tbsp honey, plus optional extra to serve ½ cup white chia seeds Fat free natural yoghurt, chopped pistachios and fig or fresh berries to serve Method 1. Bring the coconut milk and tea bags to the boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat and simmer…

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Cinnamon, pear & date protein porridge recipe

Kick-start your day with this healthy, high protein porridge courtesy of our friends at 360Health. Ingredients (serves 4)   500 ml water 2 pears, cored, peeled and sliced 1 ½ cups multigrain porridge mix (e.g. rolled oats, triticale, barley, rye, rice) ½ cup pitted dates, chopped 1 scoop 360Health Natural Protein 1 scoop 360Health Vanilla Protein ½ tsp cinnamon Skim milk, sugar-free maple syrup and walnuts to serve Method: 1. In a saucepan, combine water, pears, oats and dates and bring to the boil over a low heat, stirring constantly.…

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Banana nutella protein muffins

  Satisfy your sweet tooth with this decadent yet healthy recipe courtesy of our friends at Goddess Nutrition and Beast Nutrition.   Nutrition (per muffin): Calories 101kcal // Protein 6.5g // Carbs 11g // Fat 3.6g Ingredients Non-stick cooking spray 1¼ cups wholemeal flour 1½ scoops (45 g) Goddess Nutrition™ Complete Recovery Lean Protein powder in Banana Marshmallow flavour 1 tbsp ground flaxseeds 2 tsp baking powder A pinch of salt 2 large eggs 2 ripe bananas, mashed ½ cup plain non-fat Greek yoghurt ¼ cup skimmed milk»1 tbsp pure…

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Protein carrot cake cupcake recipe

With hints of vanilla, cinnamon and salted caramel, and containing less than 13 grams of carbs, we doubt you will stop at one of these protein carrot cake cupcakes. Settle down with a cuppa and a clean protein cupcake this winter, courtesy of WH&F cover model Heidi Cannon.   Ingredients (makes 8) Cupcakes: 1 banana 1 cup shredded carrots 1 egg 1/3 cup coconut flour 1/3 cup crushed walnuts 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 scoop of salted caramel protein powder of your choice 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/3 cup vegetable shortening Icing: 1/3…

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Ultimate protein pancake recipe

Squash sweet cravings and give your workout a boost with these decadent (yet healthy) recipes, courtesy of Goddess Nutrition.   Ingredients 100g blended oats 2 egg whites 200ml almond milk 1 scoop Goddess Nutrition™ Complete Recovery Lean Protein in Vanilla Milkshake flavour (or a flavour of your choice) Plain yoghurt Sliced fresh fruit Honey Method 1. Add blended oats and egg whites to 200ml of almond milk then whisk until smooth. 2. Stir in Goddess Nutrition™ Lean Protein until smooth. 3. Fry your pancakes in a shallow pan until golden.…

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Top 10 High Protein Foods That Are Ideal for People Who Want to Build More Muscle

Six packs are a dream many aspire to, such as those that are middle aged, some after a pregnancy, and others after over-indulging in food or an overload of beer, leaving a “beer belly” – not very aesthetically appealing. Bellies keep on growing, then the search to fade away the flabby tummy begins with diet changes, diet pills, and gym sessions; but the extra belly fat that needs toning down seems so impossible. The stomach is usually a problem area for many. What is the solution? Whether you are an…

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Meatless Protein: Top 10 High Protein Vegan Foods For All The Vegan Gym People!

It’s very hard to be a vegan athlete: Not only do they have to plan their meals more carefully than their meat-eating counterparts, but they are also frequently subject to intense skepticism and scrutiny from the athletic community at large. You can’t gain muscle if you don’t eat meat. There’s no way you’re getting enough protein to accommodate your workout schedule. Do any of these statements or questions sound familiar? If you’ve been a vegan athlete for more than, say, a week, I’m betting the answer is “yes”. These comments are…

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