There are so many ways we can incorporate a collagen powder into our diet. Right now I use a Type I/Type III blend and add it to anything from matcha lattes to smoothies. It’s completely unflavored and 1 serving has 14g of protein! What’s great about collagen as a protein supplement is that it isn’t a whey or casein protein which are proteins derived from milk. Whey and Casein protein supplements can irritate sensitivities in many people and can also be hard on the gut. Collagen is actually the opposite in that it helps heals our gut and intestines.
Never forget that every effort counts and no effort is too small. There are moments even now 3 years into my healthy lifestyle where I find myself needing the extra push and motivation and what keeps me going is remembering to discount even the smallest efforts like choosing fruit over a cookie or having a healthy clean nutritious meal over deep fried chicken wings. These small changes are the ones that’ll keep you going and just imagine how amazing you will feel a year from now if you keep going.
Read 3 simple things you can to help raise the bar with your health and fitness.
Do you believe in more? Long before I started my wellness journey, I believed in more and wanted more for myself as it related to my health and exercise. In my mind I had always envisioned this version of woman who was in love with fitness and was ultimately doing it for her family. But like any big dreams or goals, doubt and fear became a challenge to overcome. It definitely wasn’t easy, but I knew that in order to raise incredibly strong women, I had to hold on to the vision I had for myself. After all, believing in your ability to manifest your dreams is the greatest source of power we have.
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