Health & Wellbeing

Our Top 5 Breakfast Cereal Picks

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Breakfast cereals are easy, convenient and can be also healthy. So what cereals am I talking about? (sorry you won’t find fruit loops or coco pop listed here haha!) Cereals have copped a bad rap for being unhealthy, but they can be a great option for breakfast as they are added with essential vitamins and […]

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Soy – what’s the story?

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When you think of soy what do you picture? Soy sauce?! The most whole source of soy is in fact the soybean (or also known as edamame) and from this we can make many products such as, tofu, tempeh, soymilk, miso, soy sauce and soy protein. Soy has many health benefits and is one of […]

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Vegetarian Sources of Protein

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Plant Sources of Protein: Fuelling our bodies and providing protein for recovery is important, especially if we are training or competing in sports. Protein has been particularly hyped lately, with huge amounts of money being  spent on protein powder, protein bars and supplements to increase our intake. But what if you can get adequate protein […]

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Understanding Eating Disorders

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What are they? Eating Disorders are a serious mental illness that has sadly doubled for both men and women in the last 10 years. This illness has devastating impacts on the individuals physical, psychological and social wellbeing and on top of that is the leading cause of death for any mental illness. There isn’t one […]

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How to choose a healthy yoghurt

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There is no doubt the yoghurt section of the supermarket is overwhelming. There are so many different types to choose from that finding one that is healthy and tastes good can seem so confusing! Here are some tips to help you when it comes to choosing a healthy yoghurt: Greek yoghurt varieties: These tend to […]

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Diets Under the Microscope

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With the new year comes an influx of nutrition information, trends, tricks and diets promising to overhaul our body and health for the better. These ‘diets’ promise a lot – but are they all they’re cracked up to be? Let’s take a look… The word ‘diet’ can come with various meanings. ‘Diet’ may simply encompass […]

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What is a low FODMAP diet?

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What is a FODMAP? FODMAPs stands for Fermentable, Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols. To put this simply, these are different types of carbohydrates that may be absorbed poorly in the gut which can cause symptoms in people who have Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Such symptoms may include diarrhea, gas, bloating, constipation, pain and nausea. How […]

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Gut Health and IBS

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Gut health is becoming increasingly popular within the health industry (and for good reason), but there have been some big claims to cut out certain foods to help manage symptoms. There are many factors which can impact your gut health such as food intolerances, digestive diseases and disorders, therefore, it is best to seek the […]