Category: Nutrition


Top 8 Teas You Can Buy From The Supermarket

By GMB Nutritionist Melissa Fine Feeling lost in the tea aisle? We’re tea aficionados at GMB, so we guarantee these won’t end up collecting dust in the pantry… Pukka Three Ginger Trying to get into herbal tea but just aren’t a fan? Pukka might just make you a convert. Made with ginger, galangal and antioxidant-rich turmeric, this warming blend can help soothe the stomach, alleviate nausea and aid digestion. It’s got a little bit of a kick, and a touch of

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5 Best Natural Deodorants

By GMB Nutritionist Melissa Fine At GMB, we take our deodorant as seriously as we take our food – meaning we make sure it’s all natural and made with REAL ingredients we recognise – because it’s something we’re putting into our bodies. Strange ingredients lurking in commercial deodorants: Aluminium (to block pores and prevent sweating), parabens (chemical preservatives), steareths (emulsifiers that can irritate the skin), triclosan, propylene glycol, triethanolamine, artificial colours (TEA) & Diethanolamine (DEA)…say what?! Keen to hop on the natural deodorant

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Nutrition Recipes
Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

This easy and delicious veggie packed recipe is perfect as a side for dinner. This recipe was kindly shared with us by the amazing team at Mingle Seasoning. Serves 2 Ingredients 4 portobello mushrooms 2 cups cauliflower rice (1/2 cauliflower blended up) 1 leek, diced ½ cup almonds, chopped roughly ½ cup parsley, chopped 3 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp + Big Sprinkle of Siena Garlic and Herb Method Preheat the oven to 180c. Take the stem out of the mushroom and spoon out the black gills.

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Nutrition
3 Health Benefits of Chai

Masala chai, more commonly known as chai tea has become an extremely popular hot beverage for the sheer enjoyment of its delicious sweet taste. Chai, however, dates back as far as 5000-9000 years ago created by a King in China or Siam (now Thailand) as a healing Ayurvedic recipe. Since then chai evolved as it started to spread into different regions such as China, India and Great Britain. Depending on the region, it was prepared differently, served both hot and cold and using different combinations

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Nutrition Dessert
What is the difference between cocoa and cacao?

By GMB Nutritionist Melissa Fine The difference between cocoa and cacao is a little more than an “I say toma-toes, you say tomat-oes,” kinda thing. In a (cocoa) nutshell, the difference between cocoa and cacao is this: Cacao powder is raw and comes from the seed of Theobroma cacao, the cacao tree. The unroasted cacao beans are cold-pressed to produce cacao powder. Cocoa powder, on the other hand, is pressed from the roasted cacao seed, and so has been heat-treated. Apart from the way in

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Why Coconut Water Could Replace Your Sports Drink

By GMB Doctor Sandy Krafchik. Coconut water has become a popular beverage choice recently and is often marketed as “mother nature’s sports drink”. It is derived from young green coconuts and is rich in potassium and low in fat and sugar. Compared to sports drinks - it is lower in sugar, sodium and calories and much higher in potassium. Potassium assists in alleviating muscle cramps that may result from exercise. Coconut water contains small amounts of sodium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus. Straight up Coconut

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