5 Signs Your Body is Lack of Protein

5 Signs You Lack Protein

Protein is vital for living organisms. It provides the body with energy, helps it to recover, and keeps us satiated. It consists of long-chain amino acids which form the basis of muscle. There are 20 types of amino acids in the body. 11 are “non-essential” and produced by the body. The 9 others, categorised as “essential” amino acids, must be consumed from food. Signs of protein deficiency can be characterised by a few…

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Protein Shakes: Good for everyone

Protein shakes are a great way to supplement your protein needs. While body builders have long used protein bars and shakes to boost their daily protein intake and build muscle post-workout, protein is not just for the fitness minded. An increased protein intake is beneficial for everyone. Protein builds muscle, balances blood sugar Protein helps our…

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You’re fit, but are you healthy?

Health and fitness are not the same thing. At 46 Andrew Boardman was the fittest he had ever been in his life. When he walked to the starting line of a marathon in Blackburn on August 3 2016 he expected to finish well, but he never made the race. He collapsed with a massive stroke minutes before the start.…

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Optimise weight loss with protein

Protein has big benefits for weight loss, and helps fight the effects of aging. A study recently completed in the USA showed that a high protein intake helps to maintain the muscle we normally lose as we get older, keeping us stronger and healthier. High protein consumption also reduces obesity as we age,and helps prevent the…

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Beef & Kimchi Noodles

This an easy to make, nutritious, and zero carb meal packs plenty of punch! Ingredients (serves 1) 1 packet Xndo Zero Noodles 50g sliced beef 1 egg 1/4 cup, kimchi, with extra to garnish 1/2 cup, bean sprouts 1 small onion, sliced Optional garnish: coriander, spring onion, sesame seeds, chilli Instructions In a pot, bring 300ml of water…

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Cholesterol: Now it’s the good guy

Cholesterol doesn’t cause heart disease and fat is good for us, according to the latest research. Cholesterol has been blamed for the development of heart disease for more than 60 years. We have been told to avoid foods containing it, such as eggs, butter, and prawns. But new studies show eating food with cholesterol doesn’t cause heart disease at all.…