Creatine (any brand which is 100% creatine monohydrate)
Protein supplement (whey, milk or plant protein source) (recommended brands are: Pink Sun Everyday Whey Protein Concentrate Unflavoured or Good Hemp Protein Powder Natural)
Vegan Protein sources
If you’re a plant powered athlete, here are some options for plant based proteins: veggies, hemp seeds, soy milk, nut butters, quinoa, tofu, lentils, beans, tempeh, and sprouted grain bread are just some. Shopping tips:
Red Meat: When you’re shopping for red meat, organic grass fed is the preferred choice. Meat should be freshly butchered whenever possible and should be devoid of any sulphur-type smell or brownish, greenish tinges.
Fish: If you’re buying salmon, avoid buying farmed Atlantic; you should always buy wild caught salmon and it should not have a fishy odour. Fish should have glossy flesh, bright eyes and have a slight aroma of sea water, the meat should be firm.
Eggs: Make sure your eggs are omega -3, cage free and organic whenever possible.
Fruit: Always buy what appears to be heavy for its size.
Vegetables: Look for bright colours and perky leaves. Try to obtain local and seasonal Fruits and vegetables where possible.
Fruit and vegetables to buy organic: The following fruits and vegetables have highest amounts of pesticides used in conventional farming and you should try to buy organic version whenever possible: apples, strawberries, grapes, celery, peaches, spinach, bell peppers, nectarines, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, snap peas, and kale.