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Rethink your Protein quality

By Ben Lewis , founder Pulsin

Up until very recently protein powders were associated with hardcore bodybuilders, and understandably people were put off by the bulging biceps and rumors around steroids! However, times are changing fast, with protein powder usage becoming increasingly commonplace for men and women of all types including yogis, and accordingly the number of high protein products in market has increased substantially.

These types of health trends are often over-hyped by keen marketeers… so does this mean that high protein is the next health fad?

Firstly, let’s have a look at the science behind protein.

pulsin soup recipe brogaProtein is an essential part our diet and is needed every day for good health. It is necessary for regeneration and growth of the body, including hair, skin, nails and muscles, and to make essential components like enzymes, and hormones including insulin. In fact although we are surrounded by nitrogen in the air, protein is our only accessible source of nitrogen, which is essential in making DNA.

There are two major common benefits of consuming protein: improved muscle recovery times and increased satiety following a meal. This is why high protein diets are particularly popular with sportspeople and dieters alike, and are said to be perfect for active health enthusiasts who are generally looking to tone up and slim down.

Clearly we need adequate protein in our diets, but crucially how much do we need and how best to consume it?

Officially the UK Government recommends 50g per day for the average adult, or specifically 0.75 x your body weight in kg per day, for example 0.75 x 70kg = 52.5g per day. However almost all nutritionists would agree this level is the minimum daily intake, not the optimum, but where they might disagree is on exactly what is the optimum intake.

Generally nutritionists recommend a daily intake in the range of 1-2g protein per kg per day, which can be more precisely determined by your individual activity level and constitution.

Those who are active mainly with light exercise, for example yoga, running or swimming, would be fine consuming 1g per kg per day, whereas someone engaging in heavy lifting and more frequent training may need closer to 2g per kg per day. Daily intake needs to be spread throughout the day, as most research suggests the maximum intake per meal is around 25-30g.

Not every source of protein is equal, and it is in this area where protein powders are particularly important. Proteins can be compared both in terms of speeds of absorption (BV) and their amino acid composition or quality (PDCAAS). Under both metrics whey protein comes out top, which is why it has always been the preferred protein source for bodybuilders and top athletes: above eggs, meat and fish. Consuming whey protein within 30 minutes of training is widely regarded as the gold standard for optimising muscle recovery.

Increasing numbers of people are either intolerant or avoiding dairy products, and so there are now many dairy free protein sources available. Whilst these vegan proteins may offer slightly lower scores, the average person will probably not notice any difference in muscle recovery. Even for those of us who are happy to consume whey, the vegan protein powders can offer new and alternative methods for consuming protein. Many bloggers now post a huge range of protein powder recipes online, as an example see my super quick Pea Soup recipe below.

Pea Soup (serves 4)

500g frozen peas
2 tsp bouillon or stock powder
1 tsp sea salt
20g pea protein
Optional: turmeric to taste, fresh or ground

Cover the peas with boiling water and bring to the boil
Simmer gently then add the bouillon, salt and turmeric
Blend until smooth then add the pea protein
Blend again until the powder is fully dissolved

Nutritionists are becoming increasingly aware of the significant variances between individuals, and hence rejecting the “one-size-fits-all” approach to diet. I believe in discovering our own individual optimum diets through personal enquiry and experimentation; and that way you are guaranteed to avoid the fads!

About Pulsin

Pulsin’ make premium products…naturally! They’ve created a range of award-winning gluten free, dairy free, vegan-friendly kids’ bars, protein bars, brownies and protein powders. So whether you’re looking for a protein boost for your baking, a snack to get you through your workout or a reduced sugar treat for your little ones – try their award-winning products.


Can caffeine benefit your fitness?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1466123772409{margin-top: -10px !important;margin-bottom: 20px !important;padding-top: 7px !important;padding-right: 7px !important;padding-bottom: 7px !important;padding-left: 7px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;}”]Credit: Yogaground, NL[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1466123790080{margin-top: 10px !important;margin-bottom: 10px !important;}”]Guest post by TrueStart[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]We are all aware that caffeine is a great pick me up, but there is a fine line between too little and too much caffeine.

We grabbed some time with the team at TrueStart Performance Coffee (the caffeine experts) to find out exactly what makes caffeine so useful, and how you should be using it in your workout.

So, what are the core benefits of caffeine for sport?

There are 3 really well-researched core benefits of caffeine for exercise:

  1. Improving focus & mental performance
  2. Increasing physical endurance
  3. Reducing rate of perceived exertion

These all mean you can train harder for longer! A lesser known fact is how caffeine also helps with muscle recovery; by increasing the rate at which your body replenishes muscle glycogen.

By incorporating caffeine in to your post workout means your muscles can recover faster, so ideal if you’re training day after day.


Credit: TrueStart

Credit: TrueStart

When should you boost your caffeine levels?

Caffeine takes about 45 minutes to fully absorb and remains in your blood stream for 5.7 hours.

That’s why we recommend drinking TrueStart about 30 minutes before training to achieve optimal performance and endurance from the start, keeping yourself topped up as and when required during your session.

A cup afterwards will also help accelerate recovery of aching muscles, not to mention sort you out for the rest of the day.

What’s the difference between the caffeine in coffee and the caffeine in my regular energy drink or pre workout?

There are two types of caffeine, synthetic and natural. Both have a very different effect on your body so it’s good to know the differences.

Credit: Yogaground, NL

Credit: Yogaground, NL

Synthetic Caffeine

 Synthetic caffeine has both its benefits and negatives. Synthetic caffeine is created in a laboratory and then added to your energy drink or pre workout under controlled conditions in a factory.

The good thing about this process is that it guarantees a fixed level of caffeine in each serving. So you know exactly what you are getting.

The not so good thing about synthetic caffeine is the way in which it works within your body. Synthetic caffeine is absorbed really quickly in to your blood stream. Meaning you get a quicker spike of caffeine, and of course, a quicker crash. Which is not great half way through a workout.


Natural Caffeine

Natural caffeine is found in coffee, tea, cocoa and approximately 60 other plant species. It’s a completely natural occurring element.

Natural caffeine is great because it is slow releasing in to your blood stream. Which means you can train harder for longer, with no dangers of suddenly crashing mid training session. Natural caffeine provides a sustained source of energy.

However, the natural caffeine in regular tea and coffee is completely unregulated. A single cup of coffee can vary from less than 20mg to over 300mg of caffeine! Up until now this has made natural caffeine an unreliable performance enhancer for athletes.

And it is because of this unpredictable nature of coffee that Helena and Simon Hills came up with the idea for coffee designed specifically for sports performance, with a controlled level of natural caffeine. Taking the best of synthetic and natural caffeine and finding a solution; Coffee you can rely on!

Credit: TrueStart

Credit: TrueStart

Ok, but what is this right amount of caffeine for me?

 It’s crucial to regulate your caffeine intake, as too much caffeine results in those effects that we’re all familiar with, such as jitteriness or heart palpitations. On the other hand, if you don’t have enough caffeine prior to exercise, you won’t be able to enjoy the beneficial effects it has on your performance.

The right amount of caffeine varies from person to person. Widely accepted research suggests that 2-3mg per kilogram of body weight is optimal for sports performance and The European Food Standards Agency have recommended no more than 400mg per day for general use.

The beauty of TrueStart Coffee is that you know you’re getting 95mg caffeine per scoop, so you can control and monitor your caffeine levels ensuring you never consume too much or even too little.

We recommend starting with one scoop and seeing how that goes, you can then up or lower your dose depending on your body’s needs.

Fancy trying some TrueStart Coffee? For £1 you can have your best week ever with 7 samples of TrueStart. Buy here now [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]


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About TrueStart Coffee


TrueStart Coffee began in March 2014 during co-founder Simon Hills training for a IronMan 70.3 triathlon. Working to develop and find the right amount of caffeine for sports performance the team are committed to completely clean, free from synthetics, ethically sourced, convenient and great tasting coffee. TrueStart are on a mission to build the most motivational, trusted and high impact coffee brand in the world to fit the most ambitious lifestyles and motivate customers every step of the way.

Follow them on twitter @truestartcoffee or on Facebook


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Good Yoga Life Event

Join us on the 24th June at the Good Yoga Life Event on Old Street for Yoga & Beers.

Spend your Friday sweating it out with the founder of Broga, Matt Miller, as part of a week long yoga pop up hosted by Good Yoga Life.

The event will include a 1 hour class focusing on Upper Body Pump & Stretch following by a half hour of beers & chats.

For tickets follow this link


From professional football to health foods: Interview with Revolution Foods founder Dean Howell

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Dean Howell, founder of Revolution Foods

Dean Howell, ex-professional football player and founder of Revolution Foods tells us about his journey with Broga, establishing his company, and health foods that work alongside the practicing of yoga.

Briefly how I got on to this journey:

I’ve never been a person to conform if unsure or if I don’t think something is quite right.

And this was again triggered in me when my nana was diagnosed with breast cancer. I was really close to her and seeing what she went through for years seemed so unnatural to me; in my opinion the treatment she underwent and the way she passed was traumatic & inhumane to say the least.

This then fuelled my fire and led me to delve and search for answers as to how and why.[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”9332″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes” alignment=”center” css=”.vc_custom_1454576096279{margin-top: 30px !important;margin-right: 5px !important;margin-bottom: 30px !important;margin-left: 5px !important;border-top-width: 7px !important;border-right-width: 7px !important;border-bottom-width: 15px !important;border-left-width: 7px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: contain !important;border-left-color: #ffffff !important;border-left-style: solid !important;border-right-color: #ffffff !important;border-right-style: solid !important;border-top-color: #ffffff !important;border-top-style: solid !important;border-bottom-color: #ffffff !important;border-bottom-style: solid !important;border-radius: 4px !important;}”][vc_column_text]

Why I turned to yoga/Broga:

After a lot of research I found that yoga is lifestyle-driven. It’s a return to nature, natural and holistic practices, and these were the answers that resonated most with me.

Especially when considering the foods that we put in our mouths, we have become so disconnected to real foods that nature provides. I quickly came to the decision that our environment internally and externally directly has an effect on our physiological health and wellbeing, mentally and physically.

This loss led me to look at my own lifestyle and food choices. At the time I was playing professional football and even though I looked healthy and wasn’t sick much at all, I still felt something was missing in my life and things could be improved.

I came across a healer called Dr Sebi and researched his work. He seemed to answer a lot of questions I had and I loved the way he delivered these truths. I’d say from then on my life was never the same; I researched and studied his work and it inspired me to become plant-based vegetarian.

I felt great not only physically but the biggest impact was my mental state. I felt such clarity and awake properly for the first time ever in my life.

Everything made sense to me from a holistic perspective, such as the foods I ate. I became fully vegan shortly after.

I integrated yoga on a small scale into my rehab and recovery protocols; it was something I was drawn to purely for injury prevention after undergoing three groin operations earlier in my career.
[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”9333″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes” alignment=”center” css=”.vc_custom_1454576212964{margin-top: 30px !important;margin-right: 5px !important;margin-bottom: 30px !important;margin-left: 5px !important;border-top-width: 7px !important;border-bottom-width: 15px !important;border-left-width: 7px !important;padding-right: 7px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: contain !important;border-left-color: #ffffff !important;border-left-style: solid !important;border-top-color: #ffffff !important;border-top-style: solid !important;border-bottom-color: #ffffff !important;border-bottom-style: solid !important;border-radius: 4px !important;}”][vc_column_text]I really do believe if I had adopted this lifestyle sooner I could of saved myself from having to undergo surgery.

I would have had less inflammation in my body from the unnatural foods that I use to consume and Broga would have given me more balance and core strength.

How I got into Broga/Yoga:

My partner Hayley is a qualified yoga teacher and having frequently attended her classes I found that yoga really helped with cycling as well as with core strength, balance and muscular conditioning.

She heard about Broga and told me that I should check it out and go to a class that was on in Bristol so I booked onto the next available class.

All I can say is WOW.

It had the perfect blend of physical work with the dynamic flow and movements of yoga, which for me was perfect because I still love that high intensity feeling when I work out and Broga sure did that.

The following day I found out that there was a Broga workshop taking place locally so I booked onto it straight away. I really enjoyed the course as it was intense and definitely took me out of my comfort zone.
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Matt Miller, Broga founder and the teacher was amazing and made it thoroughly enjoyable. Now I’m qualified to teach yoga I’m looking to do classes up and down the UK as well as working one-to-one and hopefully with professional football teams.

I really do believe Broga has the right balance that is appealing to all professionals and athletes that are used to and want to undergo high intensity training with the added bonus of the injury prevention aspect which would place all players and teams in a very good place.

How Broga/Yoga changed my life:

Once I had made these lifestyle changes my football improved and I remained virtually injury free for the remainder of my career.

I achieved my best years in football winning back-to-back promotions, getting in the team of the year and to the fifth round of the FA Cup on consecutive seasons, one of them drawing Manchester United at Old Trafford playing in front of 75,000 plus fans.
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Since retiring from professional football I have taken up road cycling as a hobby, which I’m currently really enjoying. Cycling is impact free but like all sports you over work yourself and get into fixed positions. Broga helps to counteract this. I recently cycled from Lands End to John O’Groats for charity, cycling 978 miles in 9 days, which was a very rewarding and amazing experience.

Setting up Revolution Foods:

I then decided four years ago, while I was still playing, to set up a business selling the foods that I consumed that would benefit people who wanted natural plant-based wholefoods.

I set it up with my two best friends, Gareth and Ryan, who I grew up with and have been best friends with since infant school.

The business is called and sells natural premium organic whole foods and superfoods. We have just opened our first store in Burton-on-Trent, with plans to open others up and down the country.

Benefits of using Revolution foods products:

Eat as close to nature as intended. Eat organic. Eat real foods.

Eliminate the hard to digest processed foods such as wheat, refined sugars, denatured pasteurised foods and ready meals. Feeling lethargic, unmotivated and stuck is a major sign that your diet may need a revamp.

Our natural organic plant-based products are designed to help the immune system stay balanced (this is key). The benefits are endless if you are a yogi or a professional football player for example.[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”9336″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes” alignment=”center” css=”.vc_custom_1454576363466{margin-top: 30px !important;margin-right: 5px !important;margin-bottom: 30px !important;margin-left: 5px !important;border-top-width: 7px !important;border-right-width: 7px !important;border-bottom-width: 15px !important;border-left-width: 7px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: contain !important;border-left-color: #ffffff !important;border-left-style: solid !important;border-right-color: #ffffff !important;border-right-style: solid !important;border-top-color: #ffffff !important;border-top-style: solid !important;border-bottom-color: #ffffff !important;border-bottom-style: solid !important;border-radius: 4px !important;}”][vc_column_text]Mother Nature knows best when it comes to nourishing the human body. Why, may you ask? Cellular Hydration is so, so important and these foods sure help this.

Anything naturally produced by nature is alkaline-based PH 7 and the body functions best when it is slightly alkaline.

We at Revolution Foods stock a mixture of the world’s most potent alkalising superfoods from the land (plants & fruits), sea (sea vegetables) and fungi kingdom (medicinal mushrooms).

The benefits of taking natural whole foods:

  • Aids weight loss
  • Balances the immune system
  • Helps detoxification
  • Helps build lean muscle mass
  • Supports and nourishes all the vital organs
  • Helps balance blood sugars
  • Provides the body with antioxidants and micronutrients and so much more.

We all focus on macro nutrition but the building blocks to health are micronutrients. They feed the body on a cellular level, which is vital for good health and a strong immune system. This will benefit you in every way possible in life.

The top three products we would recommend for a Brogi would be:

1. Super Blends Pacific/Seaweed

[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”9337″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes” alignment=”center” css=”.vc_custom_1454576545525{margin-top: 30px !important;margin-right: 5px !important;margin-bottom: 30px !important;margin-left: 5px !important;border-bottom-width: 15px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: contain !important;border-bottom-color: #ffffff !important;border-bottom-style: solid !important;border-radius: 4px !important;}”][vc_column_text]It contains 92 of the 102 trace minerals the human body is made up of and is full of silica, calcium, B12, iodine. These elements will aid weight loss or weight gain and strengthen connective tissues. This allows for greater flexibility.

2. Either one of our plant-based proteins:

Super Blends raw plant-based protein/Super Blends Greens protein.
[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”9338″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes” alignment=”center” css=”.vc_custom_1454576503605{margin-top: 30px !important;margin-right: 5px !important;margin-bottom: 30px !important;margin-left: 5px !important;border-bottom-width: 15px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: contain !important;border-bottom-color: #ffffff !important;border-bottom-style: solid !important;border-radius: 4px !important;}”][vc_column_text]They contain the highest concentrations of plant protein available, which will aid the recovery of muscle and tissue damage from strenuous exercise such as Broga, which places physical demands on the body. With added enzymes to aid bioavailability, this is a must-have product, improving strength and performance. It’s also a source of essential fatty acids and excellent for post exercise recovery.
[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”9339″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes” alignment=”center” css=”.vc_custom_1454576463720{margin-top: 30px !important;margin-right: 5px !important;margin-bottom: 30px !important;margin-left: 5px !important;border-bottom-width: 15px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: contain !important;border-bottom-color: #ffffff !important;border-bottom-style: solid !important;border-radius: 4px !important;}”][vc_column_text]Known as the miracle tree, this herb will give you the energy to thrive in any Broga class. It contains all the essential amino acids making it a complete protein source. It has over 36 anti-inflammatory benefits, boosts the immune system, speeds metabolism, and increases strength, energy, endurance and recovery. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

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About Dean Howell, founder of Revolution Foods

Alongside his two best friends, Dean founded Revolution Foods with the desire to deliver good quality superfoods at competitive prices. Built on ethical principals, the company sells a range of superfood products and blends. Dean started his career as a professional football player, becoming vegan during this time. As well as running Revolution Foods, Dean attends Broga classes. Find out more about what Revolution Foods can offer you at

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Get 15% OFF Revolution Foods with the exclusive code ‘broga15’

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Beat the Christmas and New Year blues with the newly released Broga dvd

Containing 6 1-hour workouts, the dvd guarantees you an energetic Broga workout from the comfort of your home and at a time that suits you. Available to buy now here.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Re-Plenish your body for the New Year

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Kara M.L. Rosen, founder of Plenish

Many of us stress about what we eat over the holiday period. Life is too short not to indulge, so lose the guilt and turn your focus towards what you eat between New Year and Christmas (rather than between Christmas and New Year!).

It’s easy to fall into the pattern of indulging too much and moving too little.

A juice cleanse can be a really fantastic way to hit the reset button and evaluate how great you feel after several days of cutting out any inflammatory, processed, and sugar laden foods and replacing them with fresh plant based foods (in juice form).[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”9375″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1454720832439{margin-top: 30px !important;margin-right: 5px !important;margin-bottom: 30px !important;margin-left: 5px !important;border-top-width: 7px !important;border-right-width: 7px !important;border-bottom-width: 7px !important;border-left-width: 7px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: contain !important;border-left-color: #ffffff !important;border-left-style: solid !important;border-right-color: #ffffff !important;border-right-style: solid !important;border-top-color: #ffffff !important;border-top-style: solid !important;border-bottom-color: #ffffff !important;border-bottom-style: solid !important;border-radius: 4px !important;}”][vc_column_text]Think about it. Can you eat a whole cucumber, half a head of lettuce, a cup each of spinach and kale, a bag of parsley and a lemon in one sitting? Probably not, but you can drink it when we cold press 2lbs of organic, pesticide-free produce into one glass of juice!

On a juice cleanse, you will receive 6 (500ml) raw, organic juices per day (that’s over 12lbs of organic produce per day) that floods your system with vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients and plant based protein.
[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”9376″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1454720891641{margin-top: 30px !important;margin-right: 5px !important;margin-bottom: 30px !important;margin-left: 5px !important;border-top-width: 7px !important;border-right-width: 7px !important;border-bottom-width: 7px !important;border-left-width: 7px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: contain !important;border-left-color: #ffffff !important;border-left-style: solid !important;border-right-color: #ffffff !important;border-right-style: solid !important;border-top-color: #ffffff !important;border-top-style: solid !important;border-bottom-color: #ffffff !important;border-bottom-style: solid !important;border-radius: 4px !important;}”][vc_column_text]By cutting out inflammatory foods like meat, booze and caffeine and flooding your system with cold pressed juices, you support your detoxification system, allowing your digestive system a little rest and allowing your body to be able to eliminate toxins and absorb nutrients more efficiently after your cleanse. This enables you to eat less and feel more satisfied.

You may feel more energetic, lighter, and crave less sugary processed foods and see improvements in skin clarity.
[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”9377″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1454720950714{margin-top: 30px !important;margin-right: 5px !important;margin-bottom: 30px !important;margin-left: 5px !important;border-top-width: 7px !important;border-right-width: 7px !important;border-bottom-width: 7px !important;border-left-width: 7px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: contain !important;border-left-color: #ffffff !important;border-left-style: solid !important;border-right-color: #ffffff !important;border-right-style: solid !important;border-top-color: #ffffff !important;border-top-style: solid !important;border-bottom-color: #ffffff !important;border-bottom-style: solid !important;border-radius: 4px !important;}”][vc_column_text]Most people will shed a few pounds on a cleanse, but I like to think of the weight loss as a nice side effect of the real magic.

I call it the “Post Cleanse Wave,” that motivates you to continue your healthy eating throughout the year.

People often ask if they should exercise on a cleanse. There is no hard fast answer; your body is your best judge, so listen to it.
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Let your teacher know you are on a cleanse and ask if they can recommend any detoxifying poses (usually twists) to support your detox.
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For anyone that wants to try a Plenish cleanse this month

We’ve put together a special offer for Broga fans. You’ll save 10% on cleanses and in our juice boutique on the Plenish website and get a free 1L carton of our newest organic Almond M*lk that launches this month on Ocado!

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About Plenish

Plenish is a juice cleanse company selling organic cold-pressed juices and nut milks. Having first discovered juice cleanses during her career as a journalist in New York, founder Kara M.L Rosen moved to London and started producing her own juices, and so Plenish was born. As well as selling juices online and in health food stores, Kara has also released a cookbook called Plenish: Juices to boost, cleanse & heal.

Check out Plenish on social media for more information:
Twitter @PlenishCleanse
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Broga features in GQ Magazine

Broga features in GQ Magazine

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