The human body consists of both good and bad bacteria. Keeping a good balance in our gut means better immunity for disease. Probiotics are the 'good' bacteria that live in your gut. Not all probiotics are the same. There are many strains and types. For example; Lactobacillus. The most common probiotic. It's found in yogurt... Continue Reading →
The Beauty of Nature- Herbs & Spices
Why eat herbs and spices? Nature has given us the beauty of fruit, vegetables, herbs and spices to name just a few. Nature was intended for us to survive and thrive on. Herbs and spices are full of antioxidants and phytochemicals (non-nutritive plant chemicals that have protective or disease preventive properties. They are non-essential nutrients,... Continue Reading →
Fat, It’s Great For Health!
You might be surprised to know that dietary fats (lipids) are an important factor in nutrition and health. Often considered as a negative portion of our diets, some in fact provide things such as energy, insulation, fatty acids to produce important hormonal regulators and much more. Diseases, heart health and obesity come about from excessive... Continue Reading →
The Benefits of Organic Food & Is It Better For You?
Organic produce is all the rave these days. Although there hasn't been enough research yet to decide if organic is better than non-organic there are reasons as to why certain foods would be better bought organically. Some foods do contain pesticides, growth hormones among other chemicals. It is however important when buying non-organic products to... Continue Reading →
Why Is Nutrition Important?
Healthy eating is fundamental to a healthy life. For many people, healthy eating becomes increasingly confusing as they try and make sense of all the different information and styles of eating today. Unfortunately, much of the western world is now seeing the consequences of poor eating habits through many chronic diseases including but not limited... Continue Reading →
Why Is Sourdough Bread Good For Us?
Sourdough bread is an old favourite that has made a popular come back. But why? It benefits our health and gut health. A good healthy gut means we can process food better, have better digestion, it builds our immunity and allows us to produce the right kind of bacteria telling your brain that it's okay... Continue Reading →
Why is fruit important?
Fruit & Fibre If your like me, it was always hard to add fruit in my diet. I'm more of a savoury person. However I have found many ways I can include it. Its important to eat fruit for the fibre our bodies require. Half of the Australian population do not eat their recommended daily... Continue Reading →