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Nutrition Information

Food for the Brain

Research over recent years has shown that our gut bacteria is fundamentally linked to our health and well-being.  Another area where gut bacteria is being investigated is in the functioning of the brain.  This new field is referred to as psychobiotics and it is helping...

Could colostrum help your gut?

When babies are born, they benefit from a substance called colostrum which is produced on days 2-4 after birth by the mother before her full milk production arrives.  Colostrum contains growth factors and antibodies known as IgA and IgG.  These antibodies support immune and cognitive...

5 Reasons to Eat More Fibre

Dietary fibre is found in plant-based foods and cannot be digested by the human enzymes that are produced during digestion.  They reach the large intestines virtually intact where they are fermented by the gut bacteria or used to bulk our stools.  The most beneficial fibre...

The Gut Bacteria That Makes You Happy

More and more evidence is pointing to the important role that gut bacteria plays in our health. Interestingly, we need gut bacteria for us to live and be sustainable. A bacteria recently discovered by scientists called Coproccocus has been shown to have an important benefit...

Tips to avoid the mid-morning slump

Do you often feel tired, fatigued or lacking in energy around 11am?  Does this affect your work?  This is not unusual.  The main reason for this happening is your blood sugar levels have dropped.  Your body requires refuelling and it is very easy to crave...

Breakfast Cereal

[caption id="attachment_21427" align="alignnone" width="300"] Is cereal really that good for you?[/caption]Do your children eat cereal for breakfast?  Even though some are targeted as wholegrain, they are so refined that they are nothing more than sugar once digested by our bodies.  This article explains more fully...