Did you know that eating strategically can help reduce muscle soreness. Certain foods can help relieve aches and pains, while others (namely sugar, alcohol, and processed foods) can increase inflammation and prolong muscle tension. Here’s what to eat when you’re feeling the post-workout burn.
We culled the internet for high-protein recipes that take 30 minutes or less to make. Here are 5 that are worth adding to your meal plan.
Do you ever find yourself in the grocery store overwhelmed with the deluge of new products? You know there’s some interesting and healthy that will check all the requirements on your list — family friendly, tasty, and nutritious — but with all the options it’s hard to know where to start.
If you’re like us, you’re finding that summer doesn’t provide relief from the crazed morning routine of racing to work, a spin class, or getting the kids ready for camp. With no a.m. time, a hot kitchen, and the desire to look great in our bathing suits, we need something quick that tastes great, keeps us energized and helps us look our best. Turns out, all we need is a morning smoothie powered up with WelleCo’s plant-based SUPER ELIXIR Nourishing Protein. With a hefty 19 grams of organic protein from sprouted brown rice and peas (bonus: the combo gives you all 9 essential amino acids), this nourishing powder reduces bloating, boosts metabolism, stops sugar cravings and will help keep you full and satisfied. THE SUPER ELIXIR has a unique Doctor-created formula which includes whole-food ingredients you won’t usually find in your average protein powder: Pre and probiotics for improved digestion and no more bloating All B vitamins, which help balance everything from mood, weight, digestion and heart health Dandelion helps remove toxins from the liver Anti-aging warriors acai & pomegranate for antioxidant properties that neutralize free radicals Rosehip, which is a concentrated source of vitamins C that builds healthy tissues, collagen and a strong immunity Leucine for muscle repair and phenalanine for fat burning Plus, along with all the health-boosting benefits, it actually tastes delicious. Try adding THE SUPER ELIXIR Nourishing Protein in Raw Peruvian Cacao or Australian Vanilla not just to a smoothie, but a smoothie bowl, energy ball, or chia pudding—or do what company co-founder Elle Macpherson does, and simply blend some into almond milk with a frozen banana and some berries for breakfast. Now’s the perfect time to try THE SUPER ELIXIR Nourishing Protein: Clean Plates’ readers will receive free shipping.* Just use code CLEANSUMMER at checkout. After all, you deserve to take 1 minute to blend up some fat-burning energy before you race out the door. Get lean and energized now! *Free shipping on all orders over $50 from Welleco.com; offer available one per customer until July 15, 2017. Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
We’ve got a new secret weapon to looking and feeling radiant and glowing; it’s Nourish + Bloom’s Whole Food Shake Powder and Vegan Protein Snack Bar.
Homemade yogurt is surprisingly easy to make–it takes almost no equipment or active time. Just patience as it sits, culturing, making all those probiotics. Yogurt is a great way to improve your gut health.
Why plant proteins rock, which are the best and how to get the most from them. Plant-based proteins can be a great way to eat a variety of nutrients, plus they typically cook faster, making weeknight dinners easy.
Look younger With Elle Macpherson’s favorite plant-based protein. This protein will keep you looking and feeling good both inside and out.
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Sate hunger with Chomps' all-natural, grass-fed beef sticks
Packed with nine grams of protein, Chomps’ beef sticks are an ideal portable snack—just throw them in your purse, knapsack or gym bag for satisfaction on the run.