Happy Mood Food: Focus on The Famous 5!

Tryptophan, also known as 5HTP, (5-Hydroxy-L-tryptophan) is an amino acid (a building block of protein) and a precursor to the chemical serotonin. Serotonin is commonly known as the ‘happy hormone’, as higher levels of it are associated with a positive mood. Luckily, it’s possible to boost your ...

Protein: 4 Keys to Know How Much You Really Need!

Protein is important for our health due to it being essential for all cells in the body. When working out, you create micro-tears in your muscles, and protein helps repair those tears as it contains amino acids, the building blocks to rebuilding muscle tissue. Want to know how much to take? Read on ...

Top 5 Health Benefits of Peanut Butter!

“Man cannot live by bread alone; he must have peanut butter.” You know, 20th American President James A. Garfield might well have been on to something.  And it seems that modern day gym-goers and fitness fanatics agree. Peanut butter is (again) fast-becoming one of the most popular foods amongst ...

Rude Health – Snack Bars

"Eat right, stay brilliant" is the Rude Health motto who have celebrated their 10th anniversary recently and what they've achieved in those years is pretty outstanding. Starting with creating yummy muesli cereals in their kitchen to now creating exciting and innovative food products such as the ...

Top 5 Nut Butters!

Meet peanut butter’s cool, smart and versatile cousin – nut butter! Peanut butter has long been a cupboard staple, but in recent years a whole host of different nutty spreads have made their way onto mainstream shelves. They are as delicious as they are nutritious and have a wide variety of ...

5 Top Vegan Protein Sources!

As a general rule, we have always relied on meat as our main source of protein but recently people are beginning to explore different diets and seeking out new ways to pump up on their protein intake. You may be joining the vegan movement, or you could simply want to get more gains from grains, ...

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