Supplements. We all have our favorites. I spent a lot of time researching and reading (especially the all important ‘Ingredients’ label) on the vitamins, supplements and protein powders I was keen on.
I’m mainly getting all my nutrients, vitamins and energy from healthy food sources however since I’m pretty much vegan / macrobiotic I need some extra help in the protein department as protein is necessary to build and restore muscle.
As I only have 1 kidney now and since I don’t eat meat, eggs or diary I was looking for a vegan protein powder that is as clean and natural as possible (I’m all about minimising toxins and don’t want to put extra stress on my kidney). After researching I have decided on GOOD Hemp Protein which I bought from De Tuinen.
I have been using it for 2 weeks now and am very happy with it. No bloating, no weird smells in the shaker cup (we all know how crazy shaker cups can smell – ‘get your gas mask on’ haha) and no adverse affects. I feel energized and since surgery have learned to understand and listen to my body, which gives the GOOD Hemp Protein 2 thumbs up. The taste is a little strange, especially if you are used to the sweetened flavors of normal protein shakes (banana anyone?!) however you get used to it. It tastes a little ‘earthy’ in all honesty, but I’m good with that :)
No fat burners or pre workout. My pre workout is a cup of black coffee or an expresso. As for fat burners, I just don’t feel happy using them. I would rather lower my body fat % through good clean nutrition, workouts and cardio.
Hope that helps anyone looking for supplementation. Always happy to answer any questions!