October 27, 2016

Five reasons allergy sufferers should take a probiotic

    Our gut is full of ‘good’ bacteria that help regulate digestion and safeguard our immune system. In fact, about 75 per cent[1] of the living cells in our bodies are live bacteria and most of them – both good and bad – set up home in your intestines. Comparatively speaking there aren’t too many ‘bad’ (harmful) types of bacteria – a healthy balance in the body is about 85 per cent ‘good’ and 15 per cent ‘bad’[2]. But this balance can be thrown out by environmental factors like diet, lifestyle or medication, which may lead to allergies/sensitivities and […]
October 19, 2016

Could you be part of the one in three reacting to sugar?

                          We all know that too much sugar is bad for our health. But did you know that one in three people(1) experience sensitivity to sugar? Or that sugar sensitivity can contribute to sugar cravings and addiction?   Sugar sensitivity There are two types of sugar – the sugar that occurs naturally in foods like dairy products (lactose), grains, high-starch vegetables, alcohol and high-fructose fruits, and ‘free’ sugars, which are added to enhance flavour. Both types of sugar can cause a reaction in sensitive people, but reactions are […]
October 14, 2016

Top 10 tips for cleaner eating

          Clean eating involves being mindful about where and how your food has come to you. But it doesn’t have to be complicated – it’s simply about eating healthy, whole foods. So here are ten tips to help you make healthier food choices … Choose fresh and unprocessed foods Think twice about foods that are tinned or packaged in plastic and do not resemble their original form. Processed foods are usually jam packed with sugar and high fructose corn syrup, which have been linked to a range of chronic diseases. Drop the sugar It’s just staggering […]
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