nutrition has never been complicated, but with all the information out there these days, it can seem confusing. luckily, we live in a time where great nutrition is at our finger tips if we know what to look for. check out why this power packed dip has everything your body needs!
absolutely! polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats. fat is needed by the body for many reasons, but when it comes to your workout routine, it is key for blood clotting, muscle movement and inflammation. fat is also one of your primary sources of energy.
what is polyunsaturated fat?
it is your omega-3 fatty acids and omega-6 fatty acids that are needed by the body and are not made by the body. some of the best ways to get it are walnuts, sunflower seeds, flax seeds or flax oil, fish, such as salmon, mackerel, herring, albacore tuna, and trout, corn oil, soybean oil and safflower oil.
what are monounsaturated fats?
they are your classic healthy fats: nuts, avocado and olive oil.
protein has long been linked to fitness, but why? every cell in your body uses protein! your body then uses it to build and repair tissue. think muscle!
with these basics in mind, it’s important to choose a diet that gives you everything you need to build strong, lean muscle mass. below is an easy, pre-workout snack dip that will keep you firing on all cylinders before, during and after the gym!
place cashews, tofu, lemon juice, oil, and apple cider vinegar into a food processor or blender.
process this until completely smooth, stopping to scrape down the sides if needed. add in herbs, matcha, and honey. Pulse a few times to blend.
to ramp up the protein, enjoy the dip with our sea salt or cinnamon french toast chips or any one of our crackers!