One of the hot topics that’s hitting headlines recently has people asking, is juicing healthy or simply the latest health fad? Here are the most common myths that people believe about juicing.
Whether you ran 26.2 miles yesterday in the New York City marathon, went to the gym this morning for a spin class, or took a nice brisk walk, it’s important to know that what and when you eat after a workout can have a huge effect on how you recover and how you feel the next time you hit the gym or the pavement. Learn how to refuel the right way.
If there’s one thing I can tell you I’ve learned along this journey: it’s the fascination that people have with the word protein when it comes to juicing! I would say that at nearly every public talk or event I have given, the question I have been asked the most is “will I be getting enough protein on a juice fast, Joe?” So, here is a bunch of information about protein and the new protein guidelines we are adopting at Reboot with Joe.
Chia seeds have become a hot commodity in the nutrition world and can be found at various grocery stores, specialty stores, and are found in countless recipes that range from smoothies to meatballs. So why are chia seeds considered a superfood, and why should you consider adding them to your every day? Find out!
Good fats, good carbs, fibre and protein! This is a light, creamy smoothie that has it all. The passionfruit were looking gorgeous at the local farmers market in Byron Bay where I have just been on holiday so I grabbed a big bag of them! You could smell them as you walked past the stall. Passionfruit can be frozen into ice cube trays when you have an abundance of them for later use. Enjoy!
Smoothies are refreshing, a great way to pack in lots of nutrients, and extremely portable so you can take them with you on the go. This smoothie is loaded with superfoods including chia seeds, goji berries, spinach and blueberries that are all rich sources of phytonutrients (plant-based nutrients), fiber, and antioxidants. It’s also a good source of healthy fat and protein thanks to the hemp, chia, and flaxseeds. Try this tasty spring smoothie for breakfast, as an addition to a light lunch, or as a snack.
Pumpkin is everywhere this time of year — pumpkin spiced lattes, pumpkin cupcakes, pumpkin ice cream, pumpkin chai tea — the list goes on. Instead of indulging in those sugary, syrupy, fattening lattes, or the sweets loaded with refined sugar and white flour, try a delicious and nutritious smoothie that will fill you up and taste great. Pumpkin is full of folate, vitamin C and vitamin K, and if you make this smoothie, you won’t miss that heavily caffeinated and sugary latte, I promise.