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Protein absorption rates explained
Not all proteins are created equal. For instance, animal proteins have a complete amino acid profile, while many plant-based sources do not. So optimise your results by choosing a protein that suits your goals A fast release protein like whey is ideal for use when you need an immediate... Read more
Does your meal measure up? We compare plant vs animal protein servings
A common concern for people who are transitioning to a plant-based lifestyle relates to protein. The major challenge is consuming a broad spectrum of amino acids to meet your body’s protein requirements. Few plant-based protein sources offer a complete amino acid profile (that means they don’t contain all nine... Read more
Gain mass the natural way with Biogen Bulk Raw Food Gainer
Sticking with the newest trends that narrow the gap between sports supplements and performance foods, Biogen has developed a premium plant-based version of its popular BULK Mass Gainer. Biogen BULK RAW Food Gainer forms part of the Biogen Well Range and is made with real food sources. The shake... Read more
[RECIPE] Winter warmer black bean and quinoa chilli
Pack in more protein with this double whammy of plant-based sources. Both quinoa and black beans are rich in protein, along with additional minerals and vitamins. This dish is also a good source of dietary fibre. Ingredients 5 ½ cups Health Connection Black Beans 1 cup Lifestyle Food Quinoa ... Read more
Don’t ignore the growing functional protein foods trend
In our constant quest to boost recovery between gym sessions and build more muscle, some form of protein is never too far out of reach. Whether it’s a convenient whey protein shake or a whole-food meal with a generous protein portion, this macronutrient is the focal point in the... Read more
Protein RTDs & bars deliver the snack convenience factor
Looking for a quick and convenient protein source? Look no further than high protein RTDs and bars In today’s fast-paced on-the-go lifestyle, it’s not always easy to find a nutritious snack when you’re on-the-run. Thankfully, supplement manufacturers are meeting the growing demand for portable convenience foods among increasingly health-conscious... Read more
[RECIPE] Protein-packed macaroons
You’ll got nuts for this protein-packed macaroon recipe! A macaroon is a small cake or cookie, typically made from ground almonds, coconut or other nuts. And making them yourself at home is a great way to pack in better-for-you ingredients and a beneficial dose of protein in every batch!... Read more
USN releases vegan-friendly RTD
Convenience and vegan diets are not generally synonymous concepts but USN is changing that dynamic with its latest supplement innovation. USN has created a tasty ready-to-drink (RTD) vegan shake that can fit into your lifestyle and help you reach your goals. The new USN Trust Vegan Protein Drink provides... Read more
[Recipe] Plant power berry blizzard smoothie
Blending nutrient-packed roots, fruits, flowers and leaves with some wholesome plant-based protein and a dairy-free milk alternative is a tasty and convenient way to elevate your nutritional status and benefit your health and body. Ingredients ½ cup frozen blueberries ½ cup frozen strawberries ½ cup frozen raspberries 1 banana,... Read more
[Recipe] RAW power leafy greens smoothie
Whether you’re full-on vegan, are lactose intolerant, or simply want to reduce your animal protein intake to benefit your health or the environment, this ‘green’ smoothie offers a wholesome alternative to conventional recipes. Try it out and see if you can taste the difference. Ingredients 2 tsp spirulina powder ... Read more