The Protein Life

We hear everyday that in order to build healthy muscle in our bodies we need to get sufficient protein, but many of you are still be wondering how does protein actually become muscle? The simple Answer Protein is actually the only nutrient that is directly responsible for building muscle. By being a direct precursor to building… View Article
A common question asked by Vegetarians and Vegans alike is; how can I incorporate more protein on a Vegan diet? Well, as we all know, protein is such an important foundation for any diet. It’s required for the building, maintenance and repair of tissues in the body and is the building blocks of bones, muscles,… View Article
Following up our hugely successful post last week about low carb vegetables (seriously, you guys went nuts over it!), I’ve decided to do another similar post, but this time focusing on High Protein Vegetables. There’s numerous reasons why you might be wanting to include more protein in your diet, but there’s only so much chicken breast and steak… View Article
We’ve done a recent blog post on protein and why it is so beneficial (if you haven’t read it, check it out here), but what are the best sources of protein for those practising a vegetarian or vegan diet? We hear a lot about meat, eggs and dairy being important sources of protein, and it is… View Article
Let’s take a look at some key definitions first, in order to understand what Protein really means to the human body. Macronutrient: a VITAL Nutrient required by the body, to provide life and to function efficiently. There are 5 Macro Nutrients; Water, Fibre, Carbs, Fats and PROTEIN. We MUST consume ALL 5 in order to… View Article
We recently told you about the new Health Star Rating (HSR) system that will be introduced not only to our packaging, but any food products that choose to display it in Australia. It is a rating system that shows the nutritional benefits of a food product with stars; the more stars, the more nutritious. It… View Article