As new year resolutions start rolling in, January's set to be a busy month at gyms around the world. Everyone's ready to emerge from isolation, invigorated and filled with the highest of hopes. Well, except delivery workers, that is. Ah, the poor souls soon to be lugging around boxes of whey protein and weight gainers. They're too busy contemplating a career change.
Health consciousness was definitely one of the better trends to arise out of the 2010s. However, as a new decade dawns upon us, perhaps it’s time to acknowledge that we may have gone slightly overboard. I mean, 2000 calorie milkshakes are one thing, but garnishing pasta with protein powder is a whole different ball game.
In his highly acclaimed TED talk, author Simon Sinek said, “Great leaders would never sacrifice the people to save the numbers.”
The quote, while made in a corporate context, is equally relevant in the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle. Are 30 grams of protein worth the kidney and liver damage which artificial supplements could potentially cause? Of course not. Even less so when there are natural substitutes available instead.
New Zealand’s leading producer of egg and egg products, Zeagold Foods, pride themselves on their close control over every aspect of the manufacturing process. Maintaining the highest standards of animal welfare, they rear chicks in specialized accommodations, carefully designed to satisfy health and environmental needs.
Zeagold Liquid Egg Whites contain virtually no fat, no cholesterol, and most importantly, no added ingredients. The absence of additives makes them a far healthier option when compared to powdered alternatives. Ready for use right out of the bag, they’re easy to incorporate into your post-workout regime recipes, whether you’re frying up an omelette or blending together a smoothie.
Defined abs and toned arms involve just as much work in the kitchen as they do in the gym. Make sure your cabinets are stocked up right and the journey to a shirtless summer might become a whole lot easier.