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Protein for Weight Loss + Body Shaping

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Protein for Weight Loss + Body Shaping

Welcome to my special 4 Week Protein Series. If you missed Week 1 last week, you can read The Smart Guide To Buying And Using Protein Powders here. This week I’m touching on having enough protein in your diet to support your weight loss goals. There are many studies that show that adequate protein in the diet is effective for fat loss. Protein is more satisfying than fat and carbohydrate and keeps us fuller for longer. When we feel more satisfied, we naturally eat less—and lose weight.  It's important you consider your goal when choosing the right powder. Whether it's for weight loss, body...

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A high quality, clean and wholesome protein powder is a wonderful addition to your smoothies. They are easily absorbed by the body and can boost your morning smoothie into a complete meal replacement. You can literally blend any combination of ingredients into your smoothies, BUT there is a magic formula I like to follow when making the perfect protein smoothie. BALANCE YOUR MACROS The secret to blending the perfect protein smoothie is to have the right balance of macronutrients – that is, your protein, healthy fats and carbohydrates – to ensure you’re getting all the nutrients your body needs for  optimum health and...

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For the next 4 weeks, I’m going to look at the misconceptions and misinformation about protein powder and recommend the most simple and effective ways to use protein for your specific needs and goals.

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If I’m not getting a decent night’s sleep, I really feel it the next day... my husband tries to drag me out of bed for my morning power walk, I'm irritable, grumpy and both my digestion and immune system suffers. Mostly it's self-inflicted from either working late on the computer, shooting for my next cookbook or staying up watching my favourite drama shows. Studies have conclusively shown us that people need 8 hours of sleep a night to function optimally. Yet many of us are getting fewer than 6 hours of sleep each night. I also find that I literally...

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What's the Difference Between Mylk + Dark Naked Chocolat?

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What's the Difference Between Mylk + Dark Naked Chocolat?

We receive many emails at The Healthy Chef regarding the difference between our Mylk and Dark Naked Chocolat powders. This is a great question as many of our customers love chocolate but don’t know what flavour they will enjoy the most. If you’ve read my recent post about The Healing Power Of Chocolate, you will know that I’ve used only the highest grade of premium cocoa for Naked Chocolat. This means that you’re getting one of the best sources of antioxidants in the world, combined with other essential micronutrients your body needs for optimal health and wellbeing. These micronutrients include...

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Is Keto the Key to Weight Loss and Better Health?

I was introduced to a standard low carb diet also known as the...

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Why Matcha is Good For Weight Loss

Most mornings, I like to start my day with a matcha tea. It's...

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Proven Remedies to Fight Colds + Flu Naturally

While winter may be a time we seriously consider warding off colds and...

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Secrets to Better Gut Health - Event Highlights

For the past week, I’ve been hosting a few intimate cooking masterclasses on gut...

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