4 Benefits of L-Glutamine & How To Supplement With It

L-Glutamine is one of the 20 amino acids in dietary protein and is considered a conditionally essential amino acid, meaning that it’s only considered an essential amino acid in some situations (during critical disease or physical trauma) It is the most common amino acid (aka. protein building blocks) found in the body. You’ve probably only seen it in the supplement stores where it’s advertised towards athletes as it’s usually a staple supplement in most bodybuilders diets because of it’s great ability to repair muscle tissue. However, if you look into...

Vegan On A Diet | How I Eat On a Typical Day

Being vegan during the week is opening my eyes to how amazing I feel when I’m only eating nutritious, plant-based meals. Even though I’m not (yet) fully vegan, I eat almost entirely vegan during the week. On the weekends I do enjoy a bit of fish, eggs, and dairy. I mainly choose animal-based options for the convenience of it, as I don’t want to be too restricted when it comes to going for dinner with friends and family.  And I’m not yet ready to give up cheese even though my...

How I Stay On Track On Travel Days

All calories count, even airport calories! I know it can be easy to disregard your healthy eating when you’re traveling. And while I do believe in letting go, relaxing and enjoying your vacation to the fullest when you reach your destination, I still advise prioritizing when to let go and when to stick to some healthy eating and exercise routines. One of my struggles used to be eating when traveling. I would eat unhealthy food at the airport and bring lots of snacks to munch on the plane… Hello, travel...

A Complete Guide To Grocery Shopping & Meal Prepping

Have A Plan & Keep It Simple When planning your meals for the week, try not to overcomplicate things and stay away from recipes that require too many ingredients and attention. To keep meals simple and easy, think of each meal as a combination of a protein and a veggie + a starch or a fat (or both, depending on your goals and daily activity level). I here to help you with a perfect diet plan for food prepping, guaranteeing that you’ll reach your physique goals! (read more) I am...

I’m Pescetarian

I’ve made one of the most important decisions in my 28-year long life: I’ve decided to go pescetarian! From today, I’m no longer eating any meat or poultry; only fish, dairy, and eggs. And I don’t plan on eating meat again for the rest of my life. Going pescetarian from today has been planned for a few months. Over the long term I might go completely plant-based, but from a health perspective, I feel like pescetarian is the best way to go. I also don’t want to restrict my eating...