You have probably heard of the term prebiotics, but exactly what are they, why are they important for gut health and how can we include them in our diet to gain the benefits?
If you have ever struggled from digestive issues or have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) there is a fair chance you may have heard about or wondered if you should follow a low FODMAP diet.
Eating to support immunity is an important topic at the moment, especially given the ongoing Covid outbreak. Several nutrients synergistically play an important role in supporting our immune system to function optimally. Therefore, eating a diverse and varied diet will help you stay fit and healthy or recover quickly, during this challenging time.
We are constantly bombarded with nutrition and food messaging through advertising, media and social media with food labels such as gluten free, dairy free and vegan to name a few, being extremely common. Just because a food has a label though does not automatically make it a better choice or ‘healthier’, and this is where the confusion can start.
We all know calcium is essential to build strong bones and teeth, but do we really know how much intake we need every day? Our amazing nutritionist Chrissy is here to break down everything we need to know about calcium, including great non-dairy substitutes.