Chia seeds that are plant based superfoods and plant based protein

Chia Seeds - Superfood or Fad?

November 01, 2018

Chia is becoming better known as a great source of healthy omega-3 fats and fiber, its also super easy to add to your diet! The seeds themselves come from a flowering plant in the mint family, native to Mexico and Guatemala. Researcher Wayne Coates discovered some positive health benefits about the seed; it boosts energy, stabilizes blood sugar, aides in digestion and lowers cholesterol.

Great as a plant-based protein and plant-based superfood.  One of the best ingredients in plant-based protein bars and plant-based superfood bars 

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Are Plant-based Protein Bars Really Good for You?

Are Plant-based Protein Bars Really Good for You?

June 05, 2018

Plant-based protein bars are a healthy snack and sometimes they can replace a meal because they are packed with superfoods.  When you look at the most plant-based protein bars, the first thing you can see is a lot of fresh dried fruits or grains and seeds like Quinoa, chia, sunflower, oats, flax etc. We want to share with you details on protein bars and why plant-based protein bars are your best option.                     

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How To Turn Running Into Joy: 4 Tips From the Pro’s

How To Turn Running Into Joy: 4 Tips From the Pro’s

May 02, 2018

Running is important for healthy living and we all need to find a way to start doing it. Easier said than done. Right? The truth is that more often than not, we find plenty of excuses not to run. You could simply hate it.  Or you might come up with rational explanations – no energy, no time and countless other reasons that prevent you from stepping into the joy of running.
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Triathlete

Fueling Strategies to Nutrition Proof Your Ironman

April 15, 2018

As triathletes progress from sprint and olympic to 70.3/Ironman nutrition becomes a major cornerstone of athletic success. Athletes scour the internet and the pages of the magazines for that magical nutrition plan that will catapult their performances onto the podium. Let’s state the obvious: there is a lot of information out there. It’s easy to get cluttered or to end up more confused that when you began your search.
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No Bake Blueberry Almond Energy Bites — Gluten free and Vegan!

No Bake Blueberry Almond Energy Bites — Gluten free and Vegan!

April 20, 2017

If you are looking to adding blueberries to your diet, here’s a recipe for No Bake Blueberry Almond Energy Bites that can be your family’s new favorite healthy dessert or sweet snack.
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Racing Tips from Sub-Elite Marathon Runner!

Racing Tips from Sub-Elite Marathon Runner!

October 17, 2016

Meet Alicia Eno, a die-hard long distance runner, vegan, health-nut, and one of Amrita’s ...
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NYP004: Adam Chaim – From Illness to Ironman Using Plant-based Nutrition

NYP004: Adam Chaim – From Illness to Ironman Using Plant-based Nutrition

January 17, 2015

Adam who is a plant-based advocate and a trainer helping people who wants to transition towards a plant-based lifestyle to achieve one’s health and nutrition goals.  Adam himself has gone thru an amazing transformation on his own to achieve the stage where he is right now. Throughout the podcast he have discuss how back in 2011, he found out that he had tumor in one of his kidneys. 
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Chia: A Century-old Tool for Endurance Athletes

Chia: A Century-old Tool for Endurance Athletes

January 06, 2015

Two common complaints among runners are exhaustion and aching joints. The rigors of running require your feet to endure massive amounts of impact, which could cause serious damage to your calves, hips, and knees. If proper precautions aren’t taken the repeated damage could lead to osteoarthritis.  To make matters worse, running easily induces cramps so..
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21 Foods to Boost Your Fiber Intake

21 Foods to Boost Your Fiber Intake

October 16, 2014

Overview: The FDA daily recommended amount of fiber is 25-30g however, most adults only eat half that! Many people have heard that fiber is an essential part of his or her diet, but fail to understand what it is, how it benefits the body and which foods are proper sources. What it does for you: […]
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Using Seasonal Foods to Protect Against Sun Damage

Using Seasonal Foods to Protect Against Sun Damage

July 24, 2014

Monitoring what we put into our bodies (our food) can be just as effective a tool to protect against the sun’s harmful UV-rays as what we put on the outside of our bodies, such as applying natural mineral-based sunscreen to our skin and wearing a quality pair of UV-filtering sunglasses whenever we’re outside in the sun.
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Training with flow By: Brett Blanker

Training with flow By: Brett Blanker

July 18, 2014

Flow” is a state where you are very focused on the task at hand. With the focus, time seems to slow down, details rise, and the mind lets go of anything else that isn’t important.  Ever had an experience where you forgot time and were so engaged, nothing else mattered? And then you were doing the job at hand perfectly?  For steady-state performances like endurance sports, learning how to achieve this state of “Flow” can greatly improve your training and racing.
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Creating a Wellness Mindset in Children

Creating a Wellness Mindset in Children

May 30, 2014

As an individual, I place a great value on Wellness.  Luckily for me, so ...
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