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Why You Should Have A Smoothie Everyday

Green Smoothie Meal Replacement

We live in a fast paced world that demands us to be on the go. Smoothies have made life easier. They are a natural quick fix meal and snack alternative. The 180 smoothie is what you need in your busy day to day life. With the limitless benefits that they offer they are the ideal meal or snack for anyone that wants to be healthy on the go.

We often struggle with managing careers, family and personal life. The 180 Nutrition Protein Superfood helps your body to absorb the nutrition offered in every sip. Do you feel exhausted even early during the day? You need a smoothie with 180 Natural Protein Superfood. They provide your body with right balance of carbs, protein and good fats needed to provide you with the strength to function throughout the day. For those people who want to lose weight it will help you achieve your natural body weight and reduce sugar cravings. Whatever recipe you choose, you can tweak it to fit your preferences and tastes. You can find lots of awesome recipes here.

These superfood smoothie formulas are available in vegan or original versions and use natural ingredients such as: grassfed whey protein isolate, stevia, sesame seeds, flaxseeds, cocoa, almonds, coconut flour, sunflower kernels, psyllium husks and pumpkin seeds.

There is also the debate between the health benefits of juicing and blending. Here are the benefits of blending (smoothies):

  1. Include fibre so you feel fuller for longer
  2. Keeps you regular & is essential for removing inflammatory toxins from the body
  3. You can include protein and good fats making it a whole food; coconut oil, avocado, nuts, seeds, chia seeds, 180 protein Superfood
  4. You can use smoothies as a meal replacement and snack
  5. They don’t spike blood sugar levels
  6. Increase nutrient levels by including the fibre
  7. Don’t need an expensive juicers. You can use a blender which most of us have in the kitchen and can be used for lots of things
  8. Include good fats and leafy greens – leafy greens contain essential vitamins A, E, K and D and are only absorbed in the presence of fat

Unlike in blending, in juicing there is no protein, fiber or good fats so it is not advisable to use juices as a meal replacements. When you blend, the fibers are not removed and therefore a smoothie keeps you satisfied for longer. You can also add protein and good fats to your smoothies making it a meal supplement.

Here is a recipe that keeps your energy levels up without tampering with your blood sugar levels.
Smoothie example…

  • Half an avocado
  • I tsp cocoa powder
  • Half a tsp of vanilla bean powder
  • 1 scoop 180 nutrition powder
  • Half a grapefruit shave the skin but leave some of the pith
  • 200 ml distilled water

Gather all the ingredients and simply blend them. You are sure to enjoy it and fill up on nutrients. :)

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Why Most Gluten Free Foods are NOT Healthy

are gluten free foods healthy

By Angela Greely

Guy: With a steady rise of celiac cases and gluten intolerance, it’s not surprising to see gluten free food products jumping out at you everywhere you go. As far as I’m concerned, you can have an organic, gluten free, raw sugar cup cake blessed by a tibetan monk, it still doesn’t mean it’s healthy. It’s simply a marketers dream and the very thing you ‘think’ is healthy could well be adding to your health woes and piling on the kilos!

Yes I know it sucks with all the confusion out there, but this fantastic post from nutritionist Angela Greely is here to help you understand what to look for when buying your next gluten free product. Over to Angela… More

Our vegan powder is 100 percent natural

Vegan Protein PowderOne of the top concerns that a person eating a vegan diet has is making sure that they are eating enough protein. This nutrient is essential to human growth and development.

This is why our vegan protein powder can be helpful to those eating on this diet. Our product is 100 percent natural and does not contain any additives or artificial flavours. We feel that eating natural foods is best for you and your health. Our products are also gluten-free. They use the best quality of ingredients on the market and combine them into a powder that you can used in numerous ways.

Our 180 natural protein vegan powder uses only twelve ingredients, all which are in their natural form. The ingredients include pea protein isolate, flaxseed, almond meal, sunflower kernels, coconut flour, cocoa (chocolate flavour only), chia seeds, pepita (pumpkin seeds), sesame seeds, psyllium husks, inactive brewers yeast and stevia.

Our product can be used in smoothies, overall cooking and given to kids for a snack. On our website, we have a large listing of recipes that can be used with our 180 natural protein vegan powder. They range from meals to desserts that you can pick from. A smoothie is one of the most popular items that people make with our product. It is also one of the easiest.

People use 180 natural protein vegan powder for a variety of reasons. Some are trying to loose weight and our product can aid in that goal. With only healthy ingredients, our product will trim that waist and keep you from eating items that are unhealthy. Others, are trying to build muscles. We picked the ingredients in our product because they are the most healthy for people. This product will help you develop muscles when you work out or strength train, while others use this product to get better overall health.

Try a starter pack today and feel the difference!

Protein Supplements for Women


By 180 Nutrition

We all know that men and women are not created equally, at least not in terms of our body chemistry. As such, the same nutritional supplements that may work for men might not be right for a woman and vice versa. However, many supplements do provide both health and fitness benefits for men and women, including protein supplements, so finding the right type of protein supplements for women is well worth the time.

About Protein Supplements

Protein, typically found in many foods such as lean meat and dairy products, helps muscles grow and rebuild. In addition, protein helps to maintain lean muscle mass and decrease body fat, which provides that lean, strong look that so many athletes have.
Technically speaking, protein is a macronutrient, just like fats and carbohydrates. Consisting of amino acids linked together, protein is responsible for muscle repair and growth, as well as helping maintain a healthy immune system and energy source.

While most people obtain the necessary amount of protein through food sources, athletes often benefit from additional protein through supplements. The recommended dietary allowance for most healthy adults is about 72 grams of protein per day for men and 54 grams of protein for women.

For serious athletes, researchers recommend consuming between 1 and 1.5 grams of protein per pound of body weight, with approximately 40 percent of that protein coming from food sources. As an example, a woman weighing 125 pounds requires between 125 and 188 grams of protein, while a man weighing 250 pounds needs 250 to 375 grams of protein.

Protein Supplements for Women

Variance in daily protein requirements really has more to do with weight than gender; however, many protein supplements come in a one-size-fits-all mentality that does not account for variances in weight and protein needs.

Protein supplements for women usually have over 20 grams of protein as well as vitamins and minerals for added energy, immunity support and muscle repair and growth.

Many protein supplements for women come with additives, preservatives and chemicals. As such, women should seek natural protein ingredients, such as the following:

- Almond meal
- Grass fed whey protein isolate
- Coconut flour or shredded coconut
- Flaxseed
- Pumpkin seeds
- Psyllium husks
- Natural cocoa
- Inactive brewers yeast
- Chia seeds
- Sesame seeds
- Stevia

Look for protein supplements that are low on sugar, high in dietary fiber and protein and contain additional health supplements and vitamins such as B vitamins, magnesium, zinc, and potassium, folate (B9, calcium and iron.

For more information about natural protein supplements for women, visit 180Nutrition.com.au

Vegan protein powder

By 180 Nutrition

vegan protein powderThere are so many hidden ingredients in all kinds of different food, it’s impossible to be vegan without reading all the ingredients listed on the back of each item. Unfortunately, this can come as a shock to many who realize just how many artificial flavorings and other chemicals are being pumped into everything, including supplements. Which can make finding a quality vegan protein powder difficult. These days, even an apple is coated with wax before it’s purchased.

Vegans learn not only to avoid animal products, but also to learn more about which food items are best for the body. What they’re finding is that, the more natural the product is, the better it makes them feel after eating it.

While most vegans don’t have a problem reaching their recommended vitamin intake levels, it can be a challenge for some to get the recommended level of protein each day. There are many artificial meat products that can be bought to help with this, but all these contain dozens of chemicals. Tofu, nuts, and beans are other options, but there’s only so much you can do with those foods. It’s that exact reason that so many people are turning to a vegan protein powder.

Nearly all protein powder on the market today contains whey. Since whey comes from cows, vegans are unable to consume it. Fortunately, 180 Nutrition has released a new vegan protein powder that is not only completely animal free, but also all natural as well.

The vegan protein supplement consists of 12 different ingredients. These include pea protein, flax seed, almond meal, sunflower kernels, coconut flour, cocoa flavoring, chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, psyllium husk, inactive brewers yeast, and stevia.

Unlike other protein powders, there’s far more that can be done with 180 Nutrition than simply drinking it. Users can add the protein supplement to other meals, such as cereal, or make an entirely new meal with the dozens of recipes that can be viewed online. Best of all, the protein powder is actually tasty so users will enjoy using it.

If that’s not enough of a reason to try 180 Nutrition’s vegan protein powder, users can also view the nutritional information online. One serving of the protein powder alone contains 6 grams of fiber, 21 grams of protein, 12 grams of B vitamin, 335 grams of potassium, 66 grams of calcium, and 112 grams of magnesium. All together, that equals one extremely healthy and delicious product.

While vegans aren’t the only one who can enjoy this protein supplement, 180 Nutrition also offers another version for those who can consume dairy. This version replaces the pea protein with grass fed whey to give users an extra gram of protein in every serving.

Great tasting paleo snacks

paleo snacksBy 180 Nutrition

The paleo diet, also known as the Stone Age or cavemen diet, has been gaining popularity recently as a way to help individual lose weight, with an ever increasing need for alternative paleo snack ideas. The concept is simple. Since cavemen weren’t overweight, humans today should consume the same food that their ancestors did. Since cavemen didn’t have high blood pressure, cholesterol, or diabetes, the theory is that the diet will help users shed unwanted pounds while also becoming more healthy in the process.

Unfortunately, that’s not always that easy. The cavemen consumed a high level of protein that’s almost impossible to achieve normally. Even for those who are able to reach the recommended levels, the price can add up quickly. Even worse, most protein supplements that could be used to help dieters are loaded with artificial flavoring, colors, or other chemicals, none of which were consumed during the Stone Age.

Fortunately, 180 Nutrition is dedicated to providing their customers with an all natural protein powder that can be used in any diet. While the powder isn’t specifically designed for the paleo diet, it meets all the requirements. Everything in the powder is all natural and there’s only 12 ingredients, none of which are chemically altered. These ingredients include grass fed whey, flax seed, almond meal, sunflower kernels, coconut flour, cocoa flavoring, chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, psyllium husk, inactive brewers yeast, and stevia.

While the protein supplement can be blended to create a vegetable or fruit smoothie, that’s not the only paleo snack that can be made. The powder can also be cooked with or added to other meals to help increase the amount of protein the food contains. For those who aren’t natural chefs, that’s okay too. 180 Nutrition has dozens of easy to follow recipes on their website. These recipes include everything from paleo snacks to meals that can be made in less than three minutes.

While most people assume that paleo snacks have to be meat, veggies, or nuts, that’s not the case when using 180 Nutrition’s protein powder. The paleo diet means that users must limit their sugar intake level. This can lead to unbearable cravings that can wreck the entire dieting process plan.

180 Nutrition understands that users may crave something sweet instead of the same boring meat or nut products, and that’s why they’ve created several great tasting, yet still all-natural, paleo snacks. Some of the most popular include high protein chocolate chip cookies and high protein blueberry muffins.

Both recipes are easy to follow and can be made with just a few ingredients. Since the paleo diet doesn’t allow white flour, almond flour and protein powder are used instead. This results in a very tasty and very healthy snack that all ages can enjoy.

180 Nutrition Superfood Protein Bars

Introducing the new 180 Superfood Protein Bars. The formula you love is available in both chocolate & coconut flavours (chemical & gluten free of course).

These new bars are so nutritious and filling that they are available in a convenient 50g size. They come in boxes of 10 and we know you’ll love the great new taste.

180 nutrition superfood protein bars

Stu Cooke, Co-Founder 180 Nutrition

After months of planning and mountains of phone calls and emails, the team at 180 Nutrition are proud to offer the all new 180 Superfood Protein Bar. While we continue to love our 180 recipes and smoothies, we also recognise that managing a healthy diet can be a challenge when the pressures of life and work come into play.

The new 180 Superfood Protein Bars are:

  • Lower in carbohydrates & sugar
  • Packed with more nutritious ingredients
  • Higher in natural fibre for healthy digestion
  • Softer than before with a great new texture
  • Even more delicious (we listened to your comments)

Say Hi To Our New Ingredients

Let’s face it – the majority of snack/sports bars available today suffer from the same problems as their powdered counterparts – low grade ingredients, artificial additives, preservatives and a list of chemicals that you need a PhD to understand.

180 Nutrition are not on a mission to add as many different ingredients as possible to our products. Good nutrition is quite simple and you know us – we believe that nature can provide all the nutrition your body needs.

This is what we added to the Original 180 Superfood Formula to build the new bars (individual bar flavours contain different ingredients):

  • Chicory Root

    Chicory Root

    Chicory root is a natural source of fibre which is a prebiotic. It aids a healthy digestion and also contains anti-inflammatory properties.

  • organic cacao butter

    Organic Cacao Butter

    Cocoa butter is a beautifully healthy fat that contains antioxidants which are beneficial for improving immunity and lowering inflammation.

  • Organic Cacao Nibs

    Organic Cacao Nibs

    A true superfood as cacao nibs have more antioxidant activity than tea, wine, blueberries and even goji berries while tasting amazing.

  • Organic Coconut Oil

    Organic Coconut Oil

    Need we say any more about coconut oil as the benefits are so plentiful and amazing from this well researched natural superfood.

  • Dates

    Dates

    Natures energy boosters are a good source of insoluble and soluble fibre and packed full of vitamins and minerals.

money back guaranteeWe believe so strongly in our products that we offer a 100% Money Back Guarantee. If you are not 100% satisfied for any reason with your purchase of our products simply contact us and we will arrange for a 100% refund.Love it or send it back, no questions asked.
 

5 ways to improve constipation

Are you suffering from constipation? Here are some steps you can take daily to improve constipation.

1. Increase your daily fibre intake. This one is so important and very under-estimated. Stodgy cereal and bread just won’t cut it. Get real fibre rich foods like psyllium husk. We always recommend our 180 Natural protein SuperFood to meet your fibre needs.

2. Reduce your intake of highly refined and processed foods. No brainer really, but it seems most of society tucks into processed foods these days.

3. Make sure you drink six to eight glasses of water a day, but avoid sugary drinks and limit drinks containing caffeine or alcohol.

4. Do not use stimulant laxatives persistently, because the bowel will become lazy and won’t function without them. A great way to improve peristalsis is through exercise like weight training which increases contraction over time through deep breathing and core tension.

5. Do not ignore the urge to move your bowels. The longer the faeces remain, the drier and harder they will become and try to have a regular routine in which you go to the toilet at the same time every day.

180 Superfood Protein Blends

LIKE A PROTEIN POWDER + 10 WHOLEFOOD INGREDIENTS

Our superfood protein blends are loaded with fibre, protein and good fats and help you eliminate bad food, trim down or recover after exercise if that’s your thing. Before you know it you’ll look and feel better then you ever have before!

What are the benefits of a 180 superfood smoothie?

  • Fuss-free way to have a quick nutritious meal or snack
  • Provides nutrients quickly & easily with NO CHEMICALS
  • It’s 100% natural & gluten free
  • Helps regulate your natural body weight
  • Suitable for the whole family
  • Give your body what it needs to function at its best everyday
  • Blend a smoothie or use 180 in your healthy recipes

180 nutrition formulas

Our superfood formulas are available in original or vegan versions in both chocolate and coconut flavours using the amazing ingredients below:

  • Cocoa

    Grass Fed Whey Protein Isolate or
    Pea Protein Isolate (Vegan Version)

    The body does not store protein, and therefore has no reservoir to draw on when it needs a new supply. Protein helps prevent muscle tissue break down after exercise and aids growth and repair. Learn more about our Whey Protein Isolate Here.

  • Flaxseed

    Flaxseed

    180 contains a perfectly balanced quantity of Flaxseed in it’s formula. Flaxseeds are a great source of fibre, lignans, protein, omega 3, vitamins, and minerals. The importance of these nutrients to exercise & body building is paramount.

  • Almonds

    Almond Meal

    The delicately flavoured and versatile almond is a great source of good fats, high in protein, antioxidants, magnesium, potassium, vitamin E and B. Helps sugar metabolism, energy production, nervous system function, skin health.

  • Sunflower Kernels

    Sunflower Kernels

    Are rich in Omega 6 fatty acids. Health benefits include anti-inflammatory properties and aid cardiovascular health from its vitamin E content. Also contains magnesium and selenium, a trace mineral that is of fundamental importance to human health.

  • Shredded Coconut

    Coconut Flour

    Made from certified organic coconut flesh. It is very high in natural fibre, and has a delicious sweet taste. High in protein, gluten free and zero cholesterol. Making it the perfect ingredient for flavouring.

  • Cocoa beans

    Cocoa (Chocolate flavour only)

    Not only does Cocoa taste rich and delicious, evidence points to the use of raw cocoa in a medicinal capacity for over two thousand years, including treatment of fatigue, fever, heart pain, shortness of breath, kidney & bowel complaints.

  • Chia Seeds

    Were originally farmed by the Aztecs over 3500 years ago. They have been ‘rediscovered’ and modern medicine has acknowledged Chia seeds as an excellent source of protein and that is jam-packed with amino-acids, Omega-3 fatty acids and anti-oxidants.

  • Sesame Seeds

    Sesame Seeds

    Sesame Seeds are packed full of nutrients, antioxidants, vitamin B1 & vitamin E. They contain high levels of phytochemical antioxidants that help protect the body from free radicals, which have been implicated in development of cancer.

  • Psyllium Husk

    Psyllium Husks

    Rich in fibre, Psyllium Seeds and their husks have long been enlisted for great digestive function, which aids regular bowel movement.

  • stevia

    Stevia

    This natural herb from South America is used as a sweetener, with the added benefit that it has zero calories, negligible effect on blood sugar and none of the nasty side effects of the artificial sweeteners used in some of the leading nutritional supplements.

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So much more than just a healthy smoothie…

Blend it, bake it, mix it and love it. From nourishing smoothies blended in minutes at breakfast time to preparing healthy snacks for the day, you’ll love how much you can do with 180. Eliminate cravings for fake food and feel healthier from the inside out:

180 Nutrition Protein Powder

180 comes in options for everyone:

  • 15, 30 and 90 serve bags or value boxes
  • Chocolate or Coconut Flavours
  • Grass-Fed Whey Protein Isolate, or
  • Vegan version (Pea Protein Isolate)

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A few words from a Naturopath

tania flack naturopath“Helping patients balance their protein to carbohydrate intake makes a big difference in their health as does the extra boost in nutrients, essentials fatty acids and natural fibre that 180 Nutrition provides. I would recommend 180 Nutrition to anyone who is interested in maintaining a balanced diet and achieving optimal health.”
Tania Flack – Naturopath, Sydney

Nutritional Information – Original Formula

Servings per 1.5kg bag: 30 Serving Size: 50gm Average qty per serve Average qty per 100gm
Energy kj 873 1745
Dietary Fibre gm 6 12
Protein gm 22 44
Cholesterol gm 0 0
Fat, Total gm 11 22
Saturated gm 2 4
Carbohydrate gm 11 21
Sugars gm 1 3
B Vitamins mg 10 21
Folate (B9) ug 23 47
Calcium mg 122 245
Magnesium mg 71 143
Potassium mg 205 411
Iron mg 2 5
Zinc mg 2 3
Sodium mg 35 70

 

Nutritional Information – Vegan Formula

Servings per 1.5kg bag: 30 Serving Size: 50gm Average qty per serve Average qty per 100gm
Energy kj 860 1720
Dietary Fibre gm 6 13
Protein gm 21 42
Cholesterol gm 0 0
Fat, Total gm 12 24
Saturated gm 2 4
Carbohydrate gm 9 18
Sugars gm 1 1
B Vitamins mg 12 24
Folate (B9) ug 25 51
Calcium mg 66 133
Magnesium mg 112 224
Potassium mg 335 670
Iron mg 5 10
Zinc mg 3 7
Sodium mg 249 499

 

money back guaranteeLove it or send it back, no questions asked.

We believe so strongly in our products that we offer a 100% Money Back Guarantee. If you are not 100% satisfied for any reason with your purchase of 180 Natural Protein Superfood, contact us and we will arrange for a 100% refund.