We believe that fitness isn’t just something you do in your spare time, but rather a way of life. From the moment you wake up in the morning, till the moment you fall asleep, we want to give you tips to be the best version of yourself.
We truly believe in adopting a holistic approach to wellbeing. The food you eat, the clothes you wear and the people you socialise with all matter in helping you create the strongest, most fulfilled and well-balanced version of yourself.
Today we’re shining the spotlight on plant-based superfoods to help create a super you.
1. Shelled Hemp Seeds
We can’t get enough of shelled hemp seeds, as they go into almost everything we eat – from our morning smoothies and muesli, to salads and curries. They contain an ideal ratio of the essential fatty acids Omega, 3, 6 and 9, and are high in protein containing the full spectrum of amino acids. Whatever your fitness goals, hemp seeds need to be a part of your diet.
2. Chia Seeds
A member of the mint family found in Mexico and South America. Chia seeds only became available to purchase in the UK in 2012, but they became an overnight sensation as they have a big nutritional punch, containing more omega-3 acids than a piece of salmon.
3. Cavolo Nero
Part of the kale family, this tangy and bitter black cabbage is taking off in the UK. Considered to be among the most antioxidant-rich foods on earth it is packed full of vitamins A & C which helps your vision and body repair quicker. We love chopping this into salads or making our homemade kale chips in the oven.
Turmeric is an ancient indian spice containing a powerful medicinal compound called curcumin. It is known to help reduce post workout muscle inflammation and can be easily incorporated into your diet in curries or morning sunshine smoothies.
5. Peanut/Hemp Butter
We simply love this new combination of peanut butter and hemp. This is a rich source of plant-based protein and the hemp gives it an omega-3 punch. Sounds like it might taste strange, but give it a try and we’re sure you’ll agree. Lather on some celery sticks or eat a spoonful for a quick energy boost.
6. Pomegranate Juice
Not only is pomegranate delicious and a great source of magnesium, it is also rumoured to be a natural aphrodisiac.
Last but not least, we couldn’t leave off the original superfood! With a large banana containing roughly 100 calories of low-fat quick release energy, a banana based smoothie with a handful of your favourite berries and a plant-based milk makes for a delicious high-energy, low-fat way to start any day.
So what are you waiting for? Pack in those superfoods to aid your TruBe workouts and start creating a super you.