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A dietitian’s guide to STOPPING OVEREATING for good!

  As humans, we are ‘hunter gathers’ – once not knowing where our next meal would come from. This means that it’s a natural thing to want to over-eat.. to eat when not hungry, to have one too many second helpings, to eat dessert even though you’re full from the main course, so next time […]

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Know your coffee this Christmas

  It’s that time of year where the coffee shops have introduced their Christmas drinks to the menu; cue the eggnog, the cinnamon and the peppermint! Of course, we are all tempted to try them and, as always, the occasional treat should be thoroughly enjoyed. However the goal of this article is to give you […]

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Everything in moderation – A little of what you fancy can be good for you!

Ask anyone who’s tried a new diet or exercise regime and they’ll tell you that what’s most difficult is finding a routine which is realistic, achievable and which you can stick to. To make long term changes your must adopt life long habits. Now I’m four weeks away from my competition my calories are getting […]

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carbohydrates

Everything you need to know about carbs.

Carbs.. it seems that there’s a love/hate relationship with them at the moment.. most people love the taste of them but hate them for ‘making us fat’ .. but should we really hate an ENTIRE FOOD GROUP??? Let’s break it down.. what are carbs, why do we need them and finally.. should we really love […]

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So which diet should you try this week?

The latest craze seems to be the 5:2 diet, an amazing, easy, uncomplicated, pain and side effect free way to lose weight, right? Maybe. Probably not though. A few years ago I may have tried this diet, but fortunately since my budding interest in the body and nutrition became more of a ferocious appetite for […]

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Plant protein vs whey

Why should you choose lactose free protein supplements?

There’s more than one reason to choose lactose free protein supplements over whey and casein. Here are just a few…. (feel free to tell us your reasons!)   Vegan-friendly Of course, being plant-based, our protein powders and shakes are completely vegan (they’ve even been approved by The Vegetarian Society). So they’re the ideal choice for […]

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Plant protein vs whey

Plant protein vs whey: what’s best for a healthy diet?

Plant protein vs whey: what’s best for a healthy diet? There’s no doubt that plenty of protein is needed for a healthy diet. But what’s the best protein supplement choice: plant protein or whey protein?   We’re passionate about our plant-based protein powders, so it’ll come as no surprise to hear that we the Sativa Shakes […]

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Night Time Protein Shake

Trouble sleeping? Try our Choc-Cherry Nut Night Time Protein Shake

Delicious Choc-Cherry Nut Night Time Protein Shake After getting some great feedback on my Wide Awake Protein Shake recipe a few weeks ago, I set out this week to formulate something for the other end of the day… a Night Time Protein Shake packed with ingredients to help you get a great nights sleep, relax […]

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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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