Protein Supplements for Vegans

Years ago if you were a vegan you were very limited as to what you could and couldn’t consume. Unless you prepared something yourself the chances are that it wasn’t actually vegan, even if the packaging said it was. You might be surprised to know that Hi-Proteen, the very first protein supplements to be sold,

The Ultimate Protein Shake Recipes

When it comes to protein shakes we’ve all tried the usual ‘mix with water or juice’ method but hands up if sometimes you fancy something a bit more interesting than just mixing with water. Go on be honest! We have too and over the years we’ve tried probably hundreds of different protein shake recipes, some

Best protein supplements for women

We’ve come an awful long way since the beginning of protein supplements when their only aim was to help you build muscle and were only used by hardcore body builders and power lifters. There was once a time when protein supplements where, shall we say ‘unisex’. It was still a developing market so there was

Protein – why it’s so important for us

We’re always told how important protein is to our diet and that we need to consume enough of it. Any Google search for protein will return a million and one results for protein sources, whether is’s via food stuffs or supplements and powders, but very rarely will you find anything that gives you a definitive

The definitive guide to protein sources

History of protein powders The history of protein supplements begin in the 1950’s in the days when bodybuilding wasn’t as mainstream as it is now. Bodybuilders discovered that in order to increase their muscle size they needed to drastically raise the amount of protein they were consuming. This wasn’t always easily achieved by diet alone

Before you start fasting you should read this!

There’s been a lot of talk in recent years about intermittent fasting and the benefits of it but is it all it’s cracked up to be. We’ll take an independent unbiased look at the latest phenomenon and the science behind it.  What actually is intermittent fasting? Rather than being a diet as such intermittent fasting

Top 5 Health Trends

It seems as if every new month brings with it a new health trend. With all of these new trends it can be really difficult to keep up with everything but, more importantly, to know which ones work and which ones don’t. Carb-cycling Intermittent fasting Splitting meals High protein Rainbow diet Carb-cycling: Carb-cycling is the

Why Is Protein Important in Your Diet?

by Matt Durkin MSc Nutrition Specialist Protein, alongside carbohydrates and fat, make up the macronutrients – the food groups that provide the energy we need to live. Like most topics in nutrition, protein has received a massive amount of attention; both positive and negative. This has inevitably led to confusion on the topic. In this

Dark Chocolate Banana Bread

Follow this simple recipe from PhD Supplements to make yours. Ingredients Makes: 10 slices 250g Ripe Banana, mashed 100g Jumbo Oats 100g Coconut Flour 40g Bournville Cocoa powder 40g PhD Salted Caramel Smart Protein™ powder 40g Pure Canadian Maple Syrup 100g Bournville Dark Chocolate, broken into pieces 3 Eggs 1 tsp Baking Powder 150ml Water

How to Vegan Meal Prep with Miles Kasiri | Easy Recipes & Tips

Going green is a trend that’s catching on, and quickly. In 2016, The Vegan Society in partnership with Vegan Life Magazine commissioned research that found there were over half a million vegans in Great Britain — and you can bet that number’s dramatically increased in the last two years. For many of us though, going