It's not a Diet, it's a Lifestyle Change
We all make promises that we will eat better and be more healthy in the New Year. It makes sense, after indulging over the Holiday Season you may feel the need to dedicate yourself to your health. We are also counting down to the first trip or warm weather vacation of the year, it’s time to start to get that Beach Body ready. What most trainers will tell you is that it starts with what you eat. To help you get started the right way, you can try some of these great Black Owned Brands that make Healthy food, snacks, and supplements. Feel free to check out this list and don’t forget to check out the rest of our directory for more great Black owned businesses to shop with.
Gwell is a plant based snack brand that is Plant based and Gluten free. Their collection of Superfood bites will help with your mind and body goals this year. Use them as a snack or as a part of your meal replacement strategy to get you full with better ingredients and full of energy.
Paradise Spreads is a Black Woman Owned brand of plant based spreads that are wholesome and organic. These spreads are Gluten-Free and give you a way to handle that sweet craving in a form that both has protein (which is good for satisfying hunger, energy, and building muscle) and is Vegan and grain free. These are a great addition to your lunch box to help make it easier to stay on track.
Go Oats is a Healthy frozen oatmeal ball brand that makes a great breakfast or afternoon snack item that is a filling choice when you’re on the go. These are found conveniently in the frozen food sections of several stores and come in multiple creative flavors so you won’t get bored with these as one of your go-to munchies.
If you like your granola a little easier on the jaw, It’s Nola, is an innovative method of eating and snacking in a healthier way. This black woman owned brand features chewy granola balls made with whole natural ingredients. These are low in sugar and full in taste so you can keep them around for whenever you get the urge to snack.
Pro BLK Health Vitamins
Vitamins are a good way to make sure you’re getting everything that you need to have a healthy body. They can help make up deficiencies in your diet and Pro Blk Health is a Black Owned brand that creates vitamins for the community formulated for our needs.
Vibrant Health has been around for over 30 years and has grown and improved with the changes in those times. Their Green Vibrance protein is carefully designed to boost your immunity and digestive health. Their products all show their ingredients in an easy to read manner. These products will also help to make sure your sugar levels are under control as well for those who have diabetic concerns, and it’s vegan.
Sea Moss is one of the natural products that you can get to help supplement your diet. With several vitamins, Sea Moss can help prevent colds and illnesses and help to bring the body into balance. Nebula Naturals is from a Mother and Daughter duo and their sea moss comes in a variety of flavors to make it easier to have this as a part of your daily regimen.
Body Complete Rx is a very popular health and wellness brand that was started by Samia Gore in 2017. This system offers flexibility and you can get started with a suggested kit or create your own regimen with the wide variety of individual products. Another benefit is that this black owned brand is also carried in GNC stores when you just can’t wait for your home delivery.
Naturade is a black owned line of protein and meal replacement shake mixes to help you stay on point. These shakes are high in protein and feature a low glycemic index to keep your sugar levels under control. These are also vegan, gluten free and soy free.
Jeff Logan is a trainer who was not happy with most of the supplements that he saw on the market while working with his clients. He took that as an opportunity to create his own line, Become Nutrition. From weight loss to skin care, you can experience this line and its benefits to your mind and body.
Once you’ve started getting your workout in you may need some help bouncing back. Ion Performance offers both pre-workout options, but their bread and butter is in the recovery space. Helping your recovery process be less stressful and more productive will help make sure you head back the next day and build good habits this year. Make sure you have recovery plans in mind when you start out the year.
Defy Recovery Drink is a drink that includes CBD derived from Hemp to aid in recovery after a work out. The CBD in this drink will help you recuperate, but without getting you the high from THC. It is totally legal and can help reduce inflammation and stress.
The new year might be a time for you to try some new menu items in your life. Trading out meat at some points can be a good way to change up your diet and it can get easier when you have a variety of items that can help ease you into it. Better Chew is a Black owned Vegan brand and manufacturer and they offer bundles of their products to get you familiar. Just look at all of their options and decide which you would like to try first.
We couldn’t bring up diet changes and incorporating vegan food into your lifestyle without mentioning our friends at Legendary Vegan. You can catch these Shark Tank alums all over the place from Target to Safeway and they even have been appearing at some of the best festivals with their food truck that features their burgers and sausages. Beyond that, their line includes plant based “Dragon Wyngz” which you can find at Sprouts.