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Gut Supporting Berry Smoothie

Gut Supporting Berry Smoothie

Berry Smoothie 2 Ingredients 3/4 cup frozen blueberries 150 ml Liquid Gold beef bone broth (natural collagen source) 100 ml unsweetened almond milk 2 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt (source of pro-biotics) 1 tablespoon resistant starch fiber (an important type of fiber many of us lack on a daily basis) Method 1. Place all ingredients into the blender and blitz. 2. Pour into glass and enjoy.

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How to build and maintain a healthy immune system

How to build and maintain a healthy immune system

How to build and maintain a healthy immune system If our immune system isn’t strong enough, you’re at a higher risk and have a greater chance of getting sick. Now more than ever, it is critical that we consume a healthy and nutritious diet to ensure that we are receiving all nutrients (vitamins & minerals) to help us maintain strong immune systems, to reduce our chance and risk of contracting any a virus or infection. Important things to promote better immunity include: Manage and reduce stress and anxiety. This can lead to elevated cortisol levels which can suppress the immune...

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How your gut microbiome can affect your weight loss journey?

How your gut microbiome can affect your weight loss journey?

  Who would of thought the bacteria and health of your gut could affect your ability to lose weight? I’m thinking that this wasn’t the first thing that came to your mind. This isn’t to say that eating healthy and exercise aren’t apart of a healthy weight loss plan, because they most certainly are. However, recent research has discovered that another important risk factor affecting obesity and weight management is the gut microbiome. The human gut microbiome houses several trillions microbes residing in the gastrointestinal tract. These microbes have several important roles in the body such as producing certain vitamins...

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Toss the Fad Diets

Toss the Fad Diets

Losing weight can be difficult, leading many to turn to the latest fad diet to get quick results. Whose guilty of this? These diets are hard to ignore with huge promises that can achieved in a short time span (sounds easy right?). How many of you have undertaken one of these diets?  How many of you lose 5 kg initially, but quickly lose momentum and put the weight back on? Don’t worry you aren’t alone. Various sources state that around 95% of people who diet and lose weight have regained all or some of that weight they have lost within...

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