Author: Chloe McLeod


Nutrition
What Is Sorghum?

Did you know that Sorghum is Australia’s third largest crop? Sorghum is likely an unknown grain for many of us in Australia, but it is actually an ancient grain – used in Africa for many thousands of years. It is still a staple food for half a billion people in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. In Australia, it’s primarily cultivated as food for livestock, but is quickly reaching superfood status among many of us foodies. So, let’s take a look at the health benefits

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Nutrition Recipes
6 Ways To Eat Chia Seeds

Reportedly first used by the Aztecs, chia seeds are popping up here, there and everywhere. These mighty little seeds (that come in black or white varieties) tick multiple nutrition boxes, and their neutral flavour makes them a versatile addition to almost any dish! Before we get into some specific ways to use these tiny nutrition powerhouses, let’s take a look at their benefits. Click here to try The Chia Co. in this months GoodnessMe Box What are the health benefits of chia seeds? Full

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Can Tea Help You Sleep?

Hands up if you get the recommended 7-9 hours of sleep a night? And if you do – is it a quality sleep? Herbal teas have been used for centuries as a natural sleep and relaxation remedy, so it’s no surprise that they are a popular choice when it comes to unwinding at the end of the day. What’s more – there’s no shortage of research that backs the warming beverage and its effectiveness in aiding sleep. We go over why catching plenty of

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How To Choose A Healthy Peanut Butter At The Supermarket

When arriving in the peanut butter aisle at the supermarket, you are faced with a wall of various brands and choices. Smooth or crunchy, and different types of nuts, seeds and all sorts of other things; it isn’t just peanut butter available any longer! With so much choice, it can feel overwhelming trying to know which one is the best, or even which ones are slightly better. How to know? It is all in the ingredients list. Check out my four tips to help

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How To Get More Plant-Based Omega 3 In Your Diet

We often hear about omega 3 fats, particularly in relation to salmon, and it being a healthy choice. Omega 3s aren’t just found in fish though, they are present in an array of plant foods as well. Read on to learn more about some great sources of plant-based omega 3, along with why they are important, and signs of potential deficiency! Try out Isowhey bliss balls which are full of omega 3s in this months August "Baking Box" So why is omega 3 important?

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5 Sweet Low FODMAP Snacks From The Supermarket

By GMB Nutritionist Chloe McCloud Did you know approximately 20% of Australians suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? Along with the emerging research of the role of gut health in all other aspects of our lives, it’s no wonder there is so much interest in gut health, and how best to manage the symptoms of IBS. So, what are FODMAPs, and how can they help IBS? What are FODMAPs? FODMAPs in an acronym for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols. These are all different

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