Health & Wellbeing

5 Simple Breakfast Ideas

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Eating a balanced and nutritious breakfast can be such a great way to start your day, but how often have you just grabbed a piece of toast on the way out the door? Or relied on your morning coffee to get you through? If you’re a breakfast lover (like us!), it pays to spend just […]

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10 Everyday Snack Ideas

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People are always asking us about snack ideas – things to take to work, things to have at home in the cupboard, snacks that they can have every day. Now here’s the thing with snacks – similar to your main meals, there is no reason that you need an endless variety of fancy pants, Instagram […]

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Product Review: Pasta

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Pasta is an excellent source of carbohydrates, which provides us with energy, and fuels our brain and muscles. Additionally, pasta can be a great source of protein and fibre. Depending on the ingredients of the pasta you choose, it can be included in most diets, including vegan, lactose-free, low-GI, low sodium and gluten-free. Pasta is […]

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Product Review: Plant Based Milks

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Plant based milks

Lots of people are choosing to consume plant-based milk as part of a healthy and balanced diet. Plant-based milks can be appropriate for: Lactose intolerance Cow’s milk allergy or intolerance Vegan diets Crohn’s, Colitis or Irritable Bowel Syndrome Ethical concerns Plant-based milk characteristics: Almond milk is typically low in calories and saturated fat. It can […]

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Move Your Microbes

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Exercise for gut health

We know that gut health is important to our health overall. A disrupted balance of microbes is being linked to a range of disorders and diseases. Here at Embody HQ, we are of course interested in the effects of diet on your gut. However, when it comes to gut health, we often find some other […]

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The Low-Down on Breaking Wind

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foods that cause farting

Farts (i.e. gas, breaking wind, flatus, flatulence, booty bombs ha-ha) are the passing of gas from the digestive system out through the back passage. Some people only pass gas a few times per day, while for others it might be anywhere from 10-30 times per day. Sometimes you might not even notice it! Excess gas […]

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Eat the Whole Grain

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Do you eat the recommended 48g of wholegrain per day? If you answered no (or more likely ‘I don’t know’), you’re not alone – a huge 70% of Australians fall short. This is far from ideal,  given wholegrain intake is associated with a reduced risk of cancer, type 2 diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease. A […]