Real Food by Rich Piana 5% Nutrition sits in a category of its own and delivers a high quality source of carbohydrate in the form of Sweet Potato, Yams, Oatmeal and Dried Fruits for a nutrient dense supply of slow releasing, low GI carbohydrates.
Ensuring you get enough calories through whole foods each day can often be tricky with busy lifestyles and demands. Rich Piana will be the first to say the importance of these whole foods but understands its not always possible which is why he has developed Real Food.
Real Food is a hugely versatile product and can be utilised alongside a protein source when needed or can be consumed any any other point of thew day just to boost calories and carbohydrate content. Real Food comprises of some the best quality carbohydrate sources available boasting a low glycemic index score ensuring their a a slow sustained release of energy preventing any unwanted fat storage.
Whether you need some carbohydrates to boost your mass gaining results or need some carbohydrates post workout, Rich Piana 5% Nutrition Real Food delivers a fantastic source of premium carbohydrates boasting 1.7g of fibre per serving and only 1g of sugar from 20g of carbohydrates.
Here's a further breakdown of the ingredients utilised in the Real Food formula and their benefits;
Pounded Yam - Often confused for sweet potato, Yams offer a fantastic source of complex carbohydrate allowing for a steady flow of energy supply. They also provide a healthy amount of fibre which has great benefits for digestion. Add to this a healthy dose of vitamin C, Vitamin B6 and the minerals Manganese, copper and potassium and you have a well rounded source of carbohydrate with added benefits!
Oats - For bodybuilders and fitness athletes oats tend to be a staple in their diet. This is because of their rich fibre content and slow releasing energy. Studies have also shown improvements in insulin sensitivity which is key when looking to achieve our desired body composition and with 7,000mg per serving in Real Food you'll be able to reap the benefits
Sweet Potato - Another great source of complex carbohydrate which maintains good blood sugar levels. Add to this its abundance of vitamin C and Vitamin A content and you have a nutrient dense carbohydrate perfect for boosting calories and carbohydrate cvontent
Blueberry Fruit Powder - This particular fruit is a fantastic source of antioxidant. This is because of its rich content in anthocyanins which are the molecules found in blueberries. Their are many benefits of having blueberry fruit powder in the Real Food blend which include improving insulin sensitivity, reducing cognitive decline and fighting against the build up of free radicals
Mix 1-2 scoops (30-60g) according to your carbohydrate needs with 250-500ml of cold water in a shaker.
Real Food may be enjoyed throughout the day based on your dietary goals and needs and can also be taken alongside a protein and fat source as part of a meal.
Serving Size: 30g (1 Scoop)
Sweet Potato and Blueberry Cobbler Nutrition
Per 30g Serving (1 Scoop)
Calories - 100
Total Fat - 1g
Total Carbohydrate 21g
Dietary Fiber - 1.7g
Sugars - 1.4g
Protein - 1.5g
Vitamin A - 994 IU
Vitamin C - 4mg
Calcium - 11mg
Sodium (as sodium chloride) - 96mg
Potassium - 98mg
Pounded Yam - 10,000mg
Oats - 7,000mg
Sweet Potato - 10,000mg
Blueberry Fruit Powder - 500mg
Natural Flavours, Cellulose Gum, Xantham Gum, Carrageenan and Sucralose
Cocoa Heaven Nutrition
Per 37g Serving (1 Scoop)
Calories - 120
Total Fat - 5g
Total Carbohydrate 20g
Dietary Fiber - 6g
Sugars - 2g
Protein - 4g
Vitamin B3 (as niacin) - 10mg
Magnesium - 167mg
Sodium (as sodium chloride) - 72mg
Potassium - 379mg
Rice Bran (RiBran 300) - 23,000mg
Tapioca Maltodextrin (TapiOK) - 6,000mg
Oats - 5,000mg
Cocoa powder, Natural Flavours, Gum Blend (Cellulose Gum, Xantham Gum, Carrageenan), Sucralose
A versatile product which we believe to be most effective for those of us wanting to bulk and gain muscle size. Delivers the slow releasing goodness of sweet potato, yam and oats which are always the staple of a bodybuilders diet. Add to this the blueberry fruit powder offering its antioxidant properties and you have the components of a high quality carbohydrate source packed with vitamins and minerals. Never a bad supplement to have on hand and a great way of boosting carbohydrate and calorie consumption when cramming enough whole food carbohydrate sources become tricky! The mixability of Real Food is much better than you would think when you first look at the powder and the taste is actually pretty good in the Sweet Potato flavour in particular.