Top great foods to support yoga practice (part 2)

6. Lentils

They’re often called the fountain of youth thanks to their anti-aging benefits. Lentils are loaded with folate, iron and protein to keep you energized throughout a demanding yoga practice. If you can try to cook lentils in an Indian Dhal dish full of warming spices, it will keep you grounded throughout your practice and your tough day. 

7. Tofu

Tofu is great ingredients for Yogis who love their vegetarian diets as it loaded with protein and the 9 essential amino acids that our bodies can’t produce on their own. In every 100g of tofu, there is 17.19 g of protein which make it a low-fat, low-sugar soy product.

8. Nut butters

Nut butters of peanut or almond are a great way to satisfy hunger, boost your energy, and keep you powered up during your practice as they are super high in protein and contain the good fats. You can spread them on rice cakes or brown rice tortillas, use them as a dip for apples or bananas. You can also add the pit from a date and fill the center with almond butter to get more sweetness.

9. Fresh fruit

Fresh fruits are refreshing, delicious, high in fiber, antioxidants and more which are good for your health and a great way to satisfy hunger during the day. The natural sugar in fresh fruit provides a boost of energy without the crash of refined sugars. With the changes of season, there are a lot to choose from.

10. Lemon and water

Start your day with warm water with lemon will kick starting your digestive system in the healthy way, and to alkalize the body, which helps control the development and spread of disease, and keep the joints and muscles strong throughout practice. Furthermore, it will keep you hydrated