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The Ultimate Low-Down on Proteins and Amino Acids

So, the other day I had a convo about the best protein sources and I realised at a certain point that neither of us knew enough to take the debate to the next level.  Now, for me this is a frustrating place to find myself in, I need to be sure.  I decided to do my own in-depth research on protein sources, amino acids as well as the various diets we can find today. Let’s start with the basics: why do you need to know and eat what you’re about to read? Continue reading The Ultimate Low-Down on Proteins and Amino Acids

Hemp Hummus

Apart from being a ridiculously good source of protein, hemp oil is the only food oil that not only contains the omegas 3 and 6 but also GLA.  With its high content of essential fatty acids, ratio 2:5:1 in omega3, omega6 and Gamma Linolenic Acid, it is considered a superfood and believed to be optimal in terms of improving skin conditions.

If you are avoiding fish products because of the rising contamination and mercury content, hemp is a safe, nutritionally rich and quality product to use instead.  Also perfect for pregnant / nursing mommies. Continue reading Hemp Hummus