Your gut is home to an incredibly large community of bacteria/microbes that have a profound influence on every aspect of your health. This ranges from mood to immune system, to metabolism and weight. Therefore, it’s important to always maintain the health of the gut. An effective way to do this
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. How often were we told this by our parents growing up, with the hope that we’d end up eating more fruit? While the original proverb was eat an apple on going to bed, and you’ll keep the doctor from earning his bread
Bursting with sweet blueberries and packed with natural fibre and whole-grain goodness, these muffins are moist and full of flavor. This recipe comes from The Food Effect by Michelle Braude. We recently tried out the muffins for our office ourselves and were pleasantly surprised by the results! Makes 10–12 medium-sized muffins Ingredients:
Flaxseeds are seeds that are rich in fibre, antioxidants, omega-3 and protein. This rich nutrient composition allows for the seeds to help in lowering the risk of cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Flaxseeds also contain ALA, which are fatty acids that can only be obtained from food sources. This fatty
As the saying goes, “You gotta have guts!” Well, not quite. You gotta have good happy guts! That’s essential for optimal functioning, mentally and physically. But it’s easier said than done in today’s gut-banging, processed-food culture. Turns out lots of things in – and taken out of – the foods
The start of the holiday season brings with it lazier, more indulgent days. Unfortunately, this relaxed attitude tends to spill over into our diets too. And even a short period of poor food choice, eating patterns and traveling long distance can wreak havoc on our gut health. There are some
The objective of a low-residue diet is to limit the amount of fibre you consume. In normal circumstances, fibre is essential for your digestive health. However, if you have any kind digestive disorder. It could actually cause more harm than good. What is Fibre? Firstly, fibre is only found from plant food sources.