The Urban Slimming Salad Plan
+ Weight loss
+ Toned muscle
+ Boost energy & immune system
+ Improve digestion
+ Flat tummy *
Urban Health has selectively devised a healthy Slimming Salad Plan that’s guaranteed to give your body everything it needs to ensure it stays fit and efficient for the full week. The salad plan package come in either a 3 day option or a 5 day option, however it can be tailored for longer depending on customer requirements.
The Urban Health Slimming Salad Plan provides you with 2 Veg Only Juices and 2 Salads per day. In addition, on day one we give you 70 organic spirulina tablets, (to increase protein levels and help keep you fuller for longer), and a 1 litre bottle of cucumber, lime and mint water to consume over the 3/5 day period.
All juices come in sealed 500ml bottles.
Delivery can be arranged depending on location.
Please make us aware of any allergies you have when you place your order.
Supergreen Bowl *
Spinach, kale, sweetcorn, red onion, lemon juice; avocado; cucumber, basil, mint, feta, flaked almonds & chilli lime hummus.
Glow Bowl **
Rocket leaves w/sundried tomato; quinoa w/roast root veg & mixed peppers; carrot w/ginger & lemon; grated beetroot w/feta & orange; & basil cashew nut pesto.
Hail Kale Bowl *
kale w/sweetcorn, lemon juice & red onion; Rocket leaves w/sundried tomato; sweet potato w/coconut & lime; mixed bean, mixed peppers, egg; & sundried tomato pesto.
Mother Earth Bowl *
Spinach leaves; quinoa w/roast root veg & mixed peppers; smashed cucumber w/feta, basil, mint; carrot w/ginger & lemon; & basil cashew nut pesto
Moroccan Spice Bowl *
Couscous w/turmeric, orange, cumin, garlic, raisin; roast root veg w/flaked almonds; carrot w/ginger & lemon & chilli lime hummus.
* contains nuts
** contains nuts & dairy
Your selection of fresh juices are made from local Irish sourced ingredients and will be a mix of the following juice options:
Cucumber, Lemon, Lime, Avocado, Kale
Carrot, Beetroot, Lemon, Ginger, Kale
+ Wild Spirit
Beetroot, Lemon, Red Cabbage, Carrot
Spirulina is a natural ‘algae’ (cyanbacteria) powder that is incredibly high in protein and a good source of antioxidants, B-vitamins and other nutrients. When harvested correctly from non-contaminated ponds and bodies of water, it is one of the most potent nutrient sources available. It is largely made up of protein and essential amino acids, and is typically recommended to vegetarians for its high natural iron content. It is often touted for its high B-12 content. Spirulina contains Omega 3, 6 and 9s and is especially high in Omega-3s. Spirulina is extremely high in Chlorophyll which helps remove toxins from the blood and boost the immune system. Spirulina has a very high concentration of bio-available iron and is excellent during pregnancy and for those with anemia and will not cause constipation. The proteins and nutrients in Spirulina are very bioavailable and easy to absorb. In addition Spirulina is a great source of other B Vitamins in particular, B-1 (thiamine), B-2 (riboflavin), B-3 (nicotinamide),
B-6 (pyridoxine), B-9 (folic acid), vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin A and vitamin E.
At around 65% protein, spirulina forms what is known as a complete protein, meaning that it contains all of the essential amino acids required by the body for great health. These amino acids support lean muscle tissue growth and repair and thus aid in developing a strong, lean body. Preserving this muscle tissue is also crucial for anyone looking to drop body fat, as muscle is the most metabolically active tissue in the body and has the biggest caloric requirement. The proteins in spirulina also play a key
role in maintaining healthy insulin levels and therefore aid in weight management.
In addition, they provide immune system support, facilitate vitamin, mineral and hormone transport around the body, and also help in the maintenance of a healthy blood pressure. Vegans and vegetarians, whose diets are often low in protein sources, will particularly benefit from spirulina’s rich vegetable protein supply.
The Importance of protein in your diet
Did you know that aside from water, protein is the most abundant compound found in the human body?
Protein is found in every cell and tissue and along with healthy fats, protein plays many critical roles in keeping you alive and healthy. Most of our bodies’ proteins are structural. The most obvious proteins that most of us would recognize are muscles. Muscle ti ssue attaches to bone and when they contract they allow us to move. There is also specialized muscle that controls organ functions such as your heart contractions, digestive movements and elimination functions.
Although bone is predominantly calcium, the mineral is held together with protein. Nerves are mostly fatty compounds, but protein is the framework that holds nerves together. Blood vessels, our organs, and our skin all have structural proteins. The importance of protein intake for humans has been known for a very long time. Without it you would lack the building blocks needed for all tissue repair, critical enzymes and hormones you need for all of your metabolic functions and antibodies that help your body defend against infections.
Proteins are vital to all living processes and undertake a wide range of functions quintessential to sustain life. Thus, proteins are one of the most important nutrients required by your body and must be consumed in adequate quantity and quality in your diet.
What are Proteins?
Proteins are large molecules that are made up of smaller chemicals called amino acids. Humans need 20 different amino acids in order to produce all the proteins that your body requires. As it turns out, your body can make adequate amounts of 10 of the amino acids on its own, but in order to get enough of the other 10, you must get them from the food that you eat. This is why consuming protein is essential by definition.
These proteins come from animal products such as chicken, fish, beef, bison, venison, duck, turkey and pork, and they contain virtually all the essential amino acids needed to help keep our bodies fit and healthy.
These are found in plant foods such as grains, nuts, beans and vegetables, and provide a limited array of amino acids. Incomplete proteins must be eaten in larger quantities and combinations for you to obtain all that is needed for optimal health and function.