Author: Melissa Fine


Four of the Healthiest Cookies At The Supermarket for Christmas

By GMB Nutritionist, Melissa Fine. Pass the (almond) milk and cookies, Chrissy is here! Lots of you have asked us how we do the holidays healthily at GMB, well here's how we tackle the best part: dessert! No need to labour in the kitchen with these ready-made wholefood biscuits. Whether you’re after something that’s crunchy, chewy or cake-like, gluten free or vegan – we’ve got a biccie for everybody here. If you can’t find the one you’re after in the health

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How to Get Whiter Teeth, Naturally

By GMB Nutritionist, Melissa Fine. There’s a new and natural teeth-whitening agent in town: activated charcoal...don’t knock it till you try it! We heart our tea at GMB…but not so much the teeth-stains that come with our daily cuppa! We’re not too keen on giving up our morning caffeine fix though, so we were stoked to get our hands on some activated charcoal! The newest innovation in teeth whitening, here’s the lowdown on activated charcoal, and the teeth-staining culprits

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The 10 Healthiest Chocolates You Can Buy from the Supermarket

By GMB Nutritionist, Melissa Fine We all know now that chocolate can be good for you if you choose it wisely. So for a choccie hit that you can feel good about, here are our go-to chocolate brands. Minimally processed with clean ingredients, you’ll find these on the shelves at the supermarket or health food store…you’re welcome ☺ Peak Chocolate Bar Why we love it: It’s a functional chocolate, providing nutrients that help you give it your all both physically and mentally

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5 Healthy Ways to Make Pancakes

By GMB Nutritionist, Melissa Fine Who says pancakes have to be made with white flour and drenched in syrup? We love our pancakes at GMB, and here’s proof that you can make them healthy and delicious, with some simple topping ideas for your next Sunday pancake cook-up. Why not set up a toppings bar and invite the girls over for a cosy catch up over wholefood pancakes? I've tested these toppings with Teff Tribe’s Sweet or Savoury Teff Pancake Mix…all you have

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Why You Should be having Apple Cider Vinegar

By GMB Health Advisor, Nutritionist Melissa Fine From its traditional therapeutic applications to culinary uses, there’s so much you can do with old-school apple cider vinegar! Being big fans of the stuff ourselves, we thought we’d answer all your questions on this underestimated wholefood condiment. What are the benefits of apple cider vinegar? A natural digestive aid, apple cider vinegar (ACV) is a used as a traditional remedy for alleviating digestive issues like gas, bloating and constipation. It is thought that a teaspoon

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The 5 Best Health Apps We Can’t Live Without

By GMB Health Advisor, Nutritionist Melissa Fine While some forms of technology are far from health-promoting, certain iPhone apps can do you a world of good when it comes to your health. Providing everything from exercise rewards to dietary education and mindfulness training, here are five of our favourite health apps; there’s something for everyone here. Hippie Lane Former junk food addict turned health foodie, Taline Gabrielian is the brain behind Hippie Lane, which, true to its tagline, is all about ‘Treats with edge’

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