We need protein to get all the muscle building amino acids and the easiest way to get it is to eat animal sources of protein, like chicken, fish, eggs, or whey protein. But if you can’t or choose not to get your protein from those sources you can still build muscle. All you need to
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Grown in the Brazilian savanna, Baru nuts are a member of the legume family. They tough outer shell which is inside a fleshy fruit. They taste like a combination of a cashew and peanut and are a nutritional powerhouse. For the same portion, baru nuts are lower in calories and total fat than other familiar
Flaxseeds have been highly regarded for their health inducing qualities for centuries. Originating from the middle east, they come from the flax plant, growing up to 60 cm. In recent years they are emerging as a superfood since studies show they might help fight heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and breast cancer. In the nutrition world,
Raw sunflower seeds are densely packed with nutrients. 100 grams contains 585 calories of energy. These are pure, complex carbohydrates which are a good source of energy. They also contain about 8.5 grams of fiber. There is also 51.5 grams of essential fats, and these are mostly polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats. This same 100 grams
Did you know that cranberries are at the top of the list in disease-fighting antioxidants, ahead of strawberries, raspberries, spinach, broccoli, and cherries? Cranberries are naturally high in vitamin C and fibre as well as phytonutrients that are important for wellness. Powerhouse of Antioxidants Packed with antioxidants, cranberries protect your body from damage caused by
Goji berries are a bright red berry native to Asia and are so nutrient dense that they have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years. Normally you can buy them dried, like raisins, dried cranberries and other dried food. Goji berries have become a popular ‘superfood’ because their abundance of nutritional properties