Whether you are a vegetarian or a regular meat eater, it is always worth limiting your meat consumption occasionally, as you will help to lower your risk of high blood pressure and diabetes. And although it may seem tough to pack your diet with enough protein each day without the meat, there are some excellent meat-free alternatives that pack a strong protein-punch to fuel and rebuild your muscles. Here’s a list of the best plant-based protein alternatives you can get:
Turmeric, a bright yellow aromatic powder obtained from a plant in the ginger family, has been used in various cultures for centuries because of its tremendous healing properties. Although turmeric on its own has a slightly bitter taste, blending it with sweet fruit and other flavors makes it an excellent (and very healthy) addition to a smoothie or dish. Try this delicious Coconut Turmeric smoothie recipe to enjoy both the unique taste and health benefits of this Superfood:
As we mentioned above, turmeric is known for its incredible healing effects on the body. In addition to its potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects, turmeric is also an anti-bacterial, making it a great supplement for overall skin health. What’s more - turmeric has also shown to help prevent and destroy cancer cells, as well as helping relieve and stave off Alzheimer’s disease, arthritis, asthma, diabetes, and depression. We hope you enjoy this super simple, yet powerful recipe as much as we do!
Sports Nutrition for Peak Performance & Health
I'm Lexi, a Certified Sports Dietitian and Yoga Instructor. I work with individuals, teams, and groups to find fuel and balance within their sports diets for peak performance and health.
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