How to eat varied on a budget

Eating varied is one of the key aspects to eating balanced, and also getting the right nutrients and vitamins. I.e some foods are rich in certain vitamins or minerals, while others are rich in other vitamins and minerals. So by eating different foods within the same food group, you will be getting all the vitamins…

Substituting food – but not with the same nutrients? | Vegan

When i promote a vegan/plant based diet, i always mention the importance of substitution. I.e you shouldn’t just take away food, you also need to replace it with something. Not only for nutrients, but also it can make it more sustainable when you feel like you aren’t “Missing out”. I.e when you can still eat…

Eating oil and salt unhealthy? Nutrition post

A question i have been getting a little more frequently at the moment is, “why do i eat oil and salt?” or “is it unhealthy to eat oil or salt?”. It is a little frightening to see an increase in this question, as it shows how many do have a fear of certain foods. And…

Simple meals or lots of ingredients in a meal?

A question I recently got asked was, β€œis it better to keep meals simple with just a few foods or to add lots of different foods i.e like my different mixes/lunches”. And the answer is, one isn’t necessarily better than the other… it is about what works best for you. Sure, the more variety and…

Sports nutrition: eating for performance

It’s been a little over a week since i finished my course in sports nutrition and i thought that i would sit down and try to share some of the things i learned in that course. The course was super interesting and also very beneficial to me and it will be useful for me in…

Supplements – are they good/bad? Necessary or not?

Let’s talk supplements…. There are 2 different sides on the supplement “debate”. One side that thinks that supplements are unnatural and unnecessary, that you should get all the vitamins and minerals you need from food and that supplements are a waste of money. If you can’t get all your nutrients from the food you eat,…