How to optimise your gut health with simple food swaps

With this blog post, my aim is to show you how to optimise your gut health and take it to the next level. Keep reading and bookmark this article so that you can have these simple food swaps on hand whenever you need to refer back to it. First step? More plant foods!  Research has […]

Protein 101: Everything you need to know

When you hear the word ‘protein’, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Maybe images of body builders sporting huge plates of meat? While protein definitely does play an important role in muscle, building, maintenance and preventing age-related muscle loss, it is just one of many amazing things that it can do for all […]

5 probiotic-rich foods to add to your diet

You’ve probably heard about probiotics by now, but do you know just how important they are when it comes to overall health. Consuming them has been shown to support a healthy and diverse microbiome which, in turn, supports wellbeing. While we don’t know exactly how many probiotics are found in food due to factors like […]

Improve your gut health in 6 simple steps

Gut and bowel health are becoming increasingly popular, and for good reason! But what exactly does it mean to maintain and improve your gut health? It’s much easier than you probably think and our quick and easy guide on how to take care of your tum will have you improving your gut health naturally in […]

Diet diversity: It’s more important than you think

Kickstarting new healthy-eating habits can be a daunting process, especially when you’ll inevitably see your grocery list getting longer. But too often we stick to the same produce, products and recipes we like and are used to. Read on and we might change your mind when it comes to diet diversity.  The gut-brain axis A […]

What are the health benefits of olive oil

Extra-virgin olive oil (lovingly known as EVOO) is the juice squeezed directly from olive fruits. It is not refined or extracted using chemicals or heat. This means that it’s naturally high in antioxidants and beneficial fats. We have plenty of evidence that the consumption of EVOO has a multitude of health benefits. In particular, it […]

9 high-protein snacks to try

The human body contains thousands of different proteins. Each one of these proteins is made up of unique combinations of amino acids. Proteins are the building blocks of most of the structures in our bodies, including muscles, skin, bones and even blood. They also function as enzymes, which help to instruct and perform countless physical […]

How to get your recommended fibre intake every day

When you think of fibre, you probably think about bowel and digestive health. But did you know that eating the recommended amount of fibre each day also has a far-reaching impact on your overall wellbeing. This includes improving heart health, lowering cholesterol, managing blood sugar levels, maintaining a healthy weight and fueling your gut microbiome. […]

High-protein breakfast: Why it’s so important

We often hear protein being spoken about in the context of building lean muscle, but there are other reasons it’s so important to include this macronutrient, especially first thing in the morning. In this article, I’ll explain what we need protein for, why it’s important to eat a high-protein breakfast and how it can set […]

How to make a healthy smoothie

Smoothies may be quick, convenient and versatile, but it can also be tricky to actually make them in a way that is healthy. They should provide a hefty dose of fibre and micronutrients to promote good digestive health, balance the gut microbiome and boost the immune system. But whether a smoothie is healthy or not […]