The Protein Life

What is protein? Protein is one of three macro nutrients which provide energy to the body – the other two are carbohydrates and fats. Each gram of protein contains 4 calories, the same as each gram of carbohydrate where fats contain 9 calories to a gram.  A person’s body is made up of around 15-20g… View Article
It’s easy to overlook every day foods that actually are significantly high in protein and can provide our bodies with more fuel than we might at first think. There are many reasons why foods high in protein are good, namely because they keep us fuller for longer, they help us to achieve our goals in… View Article
You may have read my ‘How do I Stop Eating Sugar’ article and be looking to reduce your sugar intake with recipes that are fulfilling and tasty but have a low sugar content. If this is the case, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re looking for a snack or inspiration for breakfast or… View Article
Whenever I am unsure of what to have for dinner, chicken is that one staple that pops into my head as a default. There is so much that you can do with chicken, I would even go as far as saying it is the most versatile meat out there. Saying that, sometimes it is hard… View Article
It’s Friday night, Pizza is on the menu, but how do you keep it healthy? Adding the right pizza toppings can significantly keep the calorie count down and can also make your pizza a lot healthier. Whether you’re making your own pizza using our Protein Pizza Base, or eating pizza out at a restaurant, we… View Article
When it’s 3pm and your hunger pangs hits, the sensible and healthy choices you have made all morning can go out of the window as you start imagining all of the things you might fancy to eat. I like to have a mental list of a few go-to high protein snacks to ensure I make… View Article
Now that the winter weather has started to hit, the craving for a smoothie for breakfast and a summer salad at lunch time has gone. When it’s cold outside you want something hot and hearty to fulfil you during the day and warm up your insides. We have collated our top 5 high protein and… View Article
Protein makes up a crucial part of our diet; not only because every cell in our body contains it, but it also helps with repairing cells and making new ones. Eating high protein foods and increasing protein in our daily food intake can help us feel fuller for longer, as protein (the food group) takes… View Article
Many modern restaurants and eateries are becoming more accustomed to dealing with, and catering for, a variety of different eating habits, intolerances and allergies. If you’re on a low carb, high protein diet, there is a strong possibility that restaurants will cater to this too. Without announcing that you are on a low carb diet,… View Article
What is your daily recommended protein intake? It’s the big question that’s been asked and answered many times with differing responses. So now what? There is a simple formula that can be used to work approximately how much protein your body actually needs and I’ll get to that in just a sec. First let’s go through… View Article