Category: Nutrition


Nutrition
What are FODMAPs and how do they affect us?

By Chloe McLeod, Dietitian If you have ever had problems with your gut, chances are you have stumbled across the term ‘FODMAPs’ in your googling. But what are FODMAPs? How do they affect us? And how do we work out which FODMAPs affect us? Approximately 20% of the Australian population has IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). Given the effect stress can have on symptoms, in our busy, fast paced lives, it is no wonder that so many of us are struggling. Where do FODMAPs come in?

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The six healthiest supermarket snack bar options for every dietary need

One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to healthy snacking; we all have our own needs and different lifestyles, so we asked our Nutritionist Melissa Fine to share six of her go-to snack bars on the market to fit any dietary requirement – there’s something for everyone here. 1. Paleo/Grain Free/Gluten Free: Blue Dinosaur Banana Bread Paleo Bar Not just another fruit and nut bar, Blue Dinosaur Bars are different in that they don’t use dates as the first, i.

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How to shop for a healthy gluten free snack

By Naturopath Amy Hotz Do you get lost looking for healthy, gluten-free snacks suitable for work or your kids’ lunchbox? Then you’ve come to the right place. Shopping for gluten-free goodies is a favourite past time of mine, and I’m passionate about educating my clients on how to make savvy food choices. As the health food industry booms, so too do the amount of products that claim to be healthy, but are in fact, quite the opposite. Here are my top 5 tips

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Five essential food swaps for a healthy breakfast

By Naturopath Amy Hotz Enjoying a wholesome breakfast is the best way to kick off your morning. Often referred to as ‘the most important meal of the day’, breakfast is the perfect opportunity to refuel your body after a long night’s sleep, and provide you with the energy and nourishment that will see you through to lunchtime and beyond. To make things easy for you, I’ve put together my five favourite food swaps that will help you transform common breakfast choices into a

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A guide to finding a healthy packaged soup at the supermarket

By Naturopath Amy Hotz Few things are as nourishing as a hearty bowl of soup after a long day’s work. While many consider it a winter staple, soup is in fact a great option all year round. Every Sunday in preparation for the week ahead, I create a big batch of broth or soup that I can use as a go-to meal for the week. In an ideal world, we would all be making soup from chicken bones and veggies, but that’s not

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A Nutritionist's Guide to Nine Delicious Teas You Need to Try

You know we love our tea at GMB, and we’ll admit we’re kind of tea snobs. From chocolate tea to a brand with an organic tea bar, there’s something special for every kind of tea drinker here, all approved by our Nutritionist Melissa Fine. 1. Governor’s Estate @governorsestate Tea is the flagship product of this artisanal food company, who is all about providing quality teas at more affordable prices – so we all can get a taste of the good stuff. Our

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