Protein is a macronutrient, along with carbohydrates and fats, that is essential to our diet to maintain proper body function. My top protein picks (as seen above) include: ground turkey/chicken, salmon, nut butters (preferably almond butter), skinless boneless chicken breast, almonds/mixed nuts, quinoa, chickpeas, Greek yogurt (plain 0%), and beans/lentils. Why is protein soContinue reading “My Protein Picks”
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Find out about Flax!
Flax contains many healthy benefits including it’s protein, fibre (soluble and insoluble fibres) and omega-3 fatty acid content (usually found in fish sources). Therefore, it is a great idea to incorporate flax into your diet. There are three different forms of flax for consumption: seeds, ground flax, or flaxseed oil. Flax seeds can be addedContinue reading “Find out about Flax!”