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Meat Free Monday

Making an Athletes Vegan Diet Work, Every Meat Free Monday.

A popular new health trend making its mark on the nutrition of the masses is Meat Free Monday, its a concept that grabbed my attention a little while ago for its great health, ethical & environmental benefits so starting today I’ve decided not only to commit to it on a once weekly basis but also make […]

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Ethics, logic, health, and sustainability – But only until 6pm. The VB6 Diet

I try to make it quite clear throughout this blog that I am an advocate for healthy, balanced, happy and sustainable lifestyles. I avoid extremes, I avoid rules, I hate diets and I especially hate hype. So I was really excited when the thoughtful people at Sativa Shakes contacted me to ask if I would participate in their […]

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Is the VB6 diet any good? (vegan before 6pm)

Our thoughts on the VB6 diet and vegan protein   When we read about the new VB6 diet (“vegan before 6pm”), it got us wondering: is veganism an ethical lifestyle choice or a dietary preference?   We strongly support veganism both for ethical, environmental and nutritional health reasons. It’s part of the reason why we’re […]

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Great Vegan Expectations

Whey Protein Myths Xploded – The Simple Secret of Supplementation.

“If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten”. Well, athletes and active individuals have been supplementing their diet with whey protein shakes for a while now, so that’s got to be the way forward – at least I assume that’s what the majority of the population believe.   But let’s […]

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Discover why plant protein shakes are not just for vegans

Discover why plant protein shakes are not just for vegans  Did you know that hemp, pea and brown rice protein have loads of benefits for everyone? Here’s why you don’t have to be vegan to enjoy our shakes. You want your protein supplement choices to benefit the environment The plants we use in our vegan […]

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Vegan Friendly Waffles

Delicious High Pro Vegan Friendly Waffles

Try something different for breakfast this morning: Delicious High Pro Vegan Friendly Waffles This weekend I fancied something a little different for breakfast, feeling a little bored of oatmeal I had a little think of alternatives and came up with… waffles! These wouldn’t just be plain old sugar and fat laden waffles though, I wanted […]

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Hemp Vs Whey Protein Powder

If you go into your local supplement store you will see rows and rows of whey proteins and very little else but is whey really as good as its cracked up to be? While it has to be said that hemp protein is lower in protein than whey in percentage protein terms (with whey around […]

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The Hemp Diet

The Hemp Diet Try this simple 7 day diet plan: Please take a front & side photo Keep a food diary Refrain from smoking Induldge in physical activity Get good sleep Drink plenty of water & milk free teas   Breakfast Viva Sativa & Porridge (with added hemp hearts) or if carb intolerant Muslie (with […]

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When is a 50% Protein better than a 100% Protein?

When is a 50% Protein better than a 100% Protein? When choosing a protein shake there are various things to consider, for many the most important consideration  is the protein %. Now its all very well having a high percentage of protein but what is really important is the grams of protein & the quality […]

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