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6 inspiring health Instagram accounts to follow
Instagram is the best. Full stop. What other form of social media can provide you with such inspiration fodder in the one place? Not one single one. (Okay, so Pinterest does come a very close second, but there’s just something a little more personal about this online photo-sharing app and its face-flattering filters.)
Instagram also allows the health-conscious who walk among us to share their visually outstanding food creations, as well as tips, tricks and quotes that’ll spur on even the unhealthiest human to rethink their eating and exercise regimen.
If you’re looking to add a few #healthies to your Instagram feed, we most certainly recommend you follow these six accounts first…
6 OF THE BEST INSPIRING HEALTH INSTAGRAM ACCOUNTS
“RAW TREATS b-raw-nie w/ raw chocolate & mint ganache recipe live @ http://milkingalmonds.com #milkingalmonds #consciousbite #vegan”
The brainchild of 24-year-old Copenhagen-based Trine Rask, Milking Almonds features striking yet simple images of delicious plant-based food, with a few inspiring quotes thrown into the mix. But the best part about her account is this: if you happen to find yourself drooling over any of her succulent creations on-screen, her website (milkingalmonds.com) provides you with the recipes so you can also create them in real-life. Love.
“Easy like Sunday morning #greenisgood superfood sachet with #watermelon #banana #kiwi #coconut milk #celery topped with a little bit of #chia seed #makeyourownhealth #greenhearts #breakfast #greensmoothieco #greensmoothie #smoothieshare #smoothiegram #pool #summer”
Everyone wants to be healthy, but does everyone actually have the time to follow through with the goods? Nope. Not always. Green Smoothie Co. makes adopting a healthy lifestyle super-easy, thanks to its super-powered single-serve energy and nutrition packs. And just in case you don’t find its Instagram images inspiring enough, Green Smoothie Co. also offers a free recipe eBook on its website, so you’ll never run out of smoothie ideas. Good one, GMC.
“Holiday themed #fruitbowl for lunch today! Dragonfruit, raspberries, kiwis, pomegranate, & banana slices (which seem to be mostly hidden).”
Yum. Just yum. You’ll find yourself wanting to head straight to your local green grocer (and then your kitchen!) after devouring all of Eat To Thrive’s incredible creations. Health bonus: all of her artistic meals are plant-based, and feature home- and locally-grown organic produce.
“Gimmie all the pancakes! Lunch inspiration from my Savory Oat Pancakes, today layered with zucchini + radish + roasted red pepper + nutritional yeast + Dijon mustard + sriracha salt. YUM fluffiness in MAH belly haha.”
Nashville-based dietician and wellness coach McKel Hill offers more than just unprocessed meals and nutritious smoothies – her website also delves further into the ingredients she uses in her Instagram pictures and their wonderful health effects on your body. She’s passionate, she’s creative, and she knows her stuff.
“I think the universe is trying to tell me something! #intuition #nextstep #nourishingspace”
Nourishing for the mind, nourishing for the spirit, nourishing for the body… The Nourishing Space is here to add value to your life and help boost your confidence. Scroll through this account when you’re feeling a little meh, a little low, or a little uninspired, and you’ll be in better spirits in no time. We promise.
“What to do when you get home from a long day at work, it's a sweltering 42 degrees and you've got a long night ahead of you preparing #thechangeroomfoods customer orders? First things first - chuck a frozen banana into the blender, make banana #icecream and top it with #lovingearth caramel buckinis, #cacao nibs and inca berries, and then consume. Okay. Now time to soldier on.”
A mix of pleasing-to-the-eye food creations and inspirational quotes, The Change Room Foods aims to change the way you think about food. It’s owner, Mandy, is a pharmacist based in Melbourne, and despite her demanding lifestyle, she’s never too busy to feed her body nutrient-rich meals (and post them on Instagram).
Do you follow any of these inspiring Instagram accounts? Do you use Instagram to find delicious food and health ideas? Which health-based Instagram accounts do you love to follow?