What is Desiccated Coconut and is it Good for You?

You’ve probably seen plastic packets of white desiccated coconut on supermarket shelves, but other than being sprinkled over a dessert, do you know what else it’s used for, or what desiccation actually means?  Don’t worry, the majority of people have no idea either! Let’s get the lowdown on what desiccated coconut is and why, moving […] Read More

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

The Ultimate Rice Protein Powder Guide: Benefits, Nutrition & Side Effects

As the range of vegan protein powders increases and more of us than ever opt for cruelty-free alternatives, the likes of whey and casein are beginning to lose popularity and credibility. One such alternative is rice protein powder. Never heard of it before? No problem – to be honest, not many people have! So, we’re […] Read More

Thursday, 5 September 2019

Pea Protein Vs Whey Protein. Which Is Best?

Veganism is a growing trend; and as more of us than ever become aware of how our dietary choices impact the wider world, the number of people simply taking a more mindful approach to their eating habits is increasing, too. When you research vegan protein powders, you’ll usually find them weighed up against the current, […] Read More

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

Miracle Matcha: 5 Benefits of Matcha Green Tea Powder

The term ‘matcha’ is somewhat of a buzzword in the food and drink world at the moment, so even if you’ve never tried it or are unsure what it is, you’ve probably heard of it! Matcha green tea is an Asian tea which has actually been around for much longer than current beverage trends would […] Read More

Tuesday, 3 September 2019

Is Stevia Safe? Side Effects and Benefits: The Truth May Shock You

As the world wakes up to healthier options and new alternatives to traditional ingredients, more of us than ever are reaching for sweeteners over sugar as a dietary addition. Sweeteners have fallen in and out of favour with the public over the years, as attitudes and appetites have moved toward natural ingredients over artificial ones. […] Read More

Friday, 30 August 2019

Making Healthier Choices: Emma’s Nutribuddy Journey

Here at Nutribuddy, we love nothing more than learning the inspirational stories of men and women, armed with determination, who’ve decided to work towards a healthier, more balanced lifestyle. So many of our customers have met (and often exceeded) their personal health and fitness goals – and it’s safe to say it puts a smile […] Read More

Thursday, 29 August 2019

How Much Caffeine is in Green Tea? The Answer May Surprise You!

Tea or coffee is a staple in most households, but how often do you consider the impact this has on your health as part of your wider diet? Everyone knows that coffee contains a good dose of caffeine, but have you considered the caffeine content of other, seemingly healthier drinks? We wouldn’t be wrong to […] Read More

Thursday, 29 August 2019

5 Healthy Breakfast Smoothies by Emma

Can you think of a better way to start the day than with a nutrition-packed healthy breakfast smoothie, which is quite literally teeming with vitamins and antioxidants? We’re true believers of ‘eating the rainbow’ – and smoothies allow you to do just that 🌈! Chop up those fruits and veggies, sprinkle in those seeds, add […] Read More

Friday, 23 August 2019

Hemp Protein Powder Benefits and Risks: Everything You Need to Know

The word ‘hemp’ can conjure up mental images of naughty cigarettes and hippy fashions, but there’s no need to panic – that’s not what hemp protein powder is all about!  Hemp is a strain of the cannabis Sativa plant which is grown specifically for industrial use, but it’s nothing to do with marijuana or any […] Read More

Friday, 23 August 2019