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Vitamins

Vitamins

One of those words you hear so often that you feel like you know what it means, but when you really think about it, it gets pretty vague. Except for Vitamin C of course, which you definitely know (1) is a vitamin (2) is found in fruits like oranges and (3) may help a bit […]

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Things to consider when picking a ‘lent: Part 3 – Macronutrient ratios for different situations

Things to consider when picking a ‘lent: Part 3 – Macronutrient ratios for different situations

What are macronutrients? Macronutrients are simply nutrients that are required in large amounts in the diet (as opposed to micronutrients, which are required in small amounts). For the purpose of this guide, we will use the widespread use of ‘macronutrients’, which is anything from which the body gets Calories. Calories can be obtained from four […]

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Things to consider when picking a ‘lent: Part 2 – Calories, Calculating your TDEE and what it means

Things to consider when picking a ‘lent: Part 2 – Calories, Calculating your TDEE and what it means

What are Calories? Many will already have an understanding of this, but due to some rather silly naming, this topic is actually slightly more confusing than it should be. Simply put, a calorie and a Calorie are not the same thing – a Calorie is equal to 1000 calories (cal), and when we refer to […]

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What is Soylent?

What is Soylent?

I think the best way to explain what Soylent and other ‘lents are is to first define what they are not. ‘Lents are not Slimfast for nerds. They are not a diet plan (though they do fit well into them) and they are not designed around weight loss. ‘lents exist because of the idea that good […]

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Things to consider when picking a ‘lent: Part 1 – Introduction

Things to consider when picking a ‘lent: Part 1 – Introduction

What are ‘lents? In short, ‘lents are meal replacements. However, as a general rule, they differ to other, more traditional meal replacements such as Ensure, Boost, etc in a few ways. ‘Lents generally have less sugar, but more fibre and Calories per serving than other meal replacements. They are designed so that you could – […]

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DIY Nut Milk

DIY Nut Milk

More often than not you’ll use water with ‘lents. It mixes quickly and it’s cheap, but if you’re looking to add some more flavour, or creaminess, then milk is where it’s at. Quite a few ‘lents suggest whole milk actually, but for my part I really like using nut milk as it adds a really […]

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