So nuts and seeds are a great addition to any healthy lifestyle,
especially if you are a veggie or vegan as they provide you with a great source
of protein, but do you know which ones are best for you and what benefits they
can provide to your health and your body?
As many of you are now kicking off your healthy 2016 regime, start
incorporating these tasty morsels as snacks in between meals to keep you
healthy and satiated.
Chia and Flax seeds
As mentioned in a previous post of mine, these seeds are amazing and
my personal fave!
Rich in protein, iron, magnesium, Vitamin C, omega-3, phosphorous
Fires up metabolism
Lowers blood pressure and cholesterol
I mean they just do everything!
Source of complete protein
High in fibre
Great for PMS
High in omega 3
High in zinc, magnesium, vitamins E, K and B
Promotes good sleep
Great for lowering depression
Good for prostate health
Strengthens kidneys and lungs
Improves brain health
Fights free radicals
Lubricates digestive system
Boosts immune system
Helps cellular growth and repair
Helps prevent bloating
Aids in proper functioning of the thyroid
Have fun munching!!! 🙂
I am the Head Coach and Nutritional Specialist at Evo. I have a huge determination and focus to help empower men and women in fitness and to encourage us to support and champion each other. I have always been extremely passionate about fitness and helping others so being a trainer was the most natural step for me to take. I dedicate my time training people using the best functional skills and tools that give them the body and confidence they have been searching for. To me, good nutrition is not something you have to do, it is what your body deserves in order for you to live life fully energised and uplifted. It is important to me to educate clients in healthy sustainable eating. Well-being is of the body, health and mind and I help develop clients in all areas. I believe that with the right direction this lifestyle is fun and the benefits – unbelievably rewarding!