Category: Nutrition


Nutrition
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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10 of the Healthiest Service Station Snacks

By GMB Health Advisor, Nutritionist Melissa Fine Remember when mammoth muffins, crisps and confectionary, slushies and the good old meat pie were pretty much your only snack options at the servo? Fast-forward to today and things are changing when it comes to healthy grab-and-go options. For those days when food prep just aint gonna happen, here are some wholesome snacks that you’ll find at your local servo or convenience store…yes, really! 1. Tom & Luke Zesty Lemon and Coconut Snackaballs If you often

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Which oil is best for cooking?

By GMB Advisor, Nutritionist Melissa Fine Head to the supermarket or your local health food store and you’ll likely be spoilt for choice when it comes to the variety of cooking oils available. If you don’t have all day to um and ah between brands, here are a handful of our favourite oil brands for you – so your grocery shop can be that much easier, and your food that much tastier. Olive Oil - our pick: Cobram Estate Why we love it Firstly,

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9 Reasons You Should be Taking Collagen Daily

Today, we want to talk about one of our favourite supplements: collagen. You’ve probably heard the word being bandied about, especially in skincare. It’s also a nutritional powerhouse. We'll explain why in a minute! What is collagen, and why is it so important? Collagen is an amino acid and the most basic form of protein in the body. Basically, it’s what holds us together. It’s found in our skin, ligaments, cartilage, tendons, bones, blood vessels, discs and the gastrointestinal tract, and

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How to get a good night sleep naturally

By GMB Health Advisor, Naturopath Amy Hotz A good night’s sleep is vital for both our health and wellbeing. We spend approximately one third of our lives sleeping, or - for many of us - trying to get to sleep! Poor sleep quality has a number of negative health implications that can impact our mood, emotions, productivity, immune system and also our ability to focus. While it’s always important to identify the root cause of your insomnia or poor sleep quality, there are

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The 10 Healthiest Guilt-Free Chips and Crackers to Buy

By GMB Health Advisor, Nutritionist Melissa Fine Looking for a cleaner chip? Our GMB Nutritionist Melissa Fine gives the lowdown on the healthier options on the market - from corn chips to broccoli chips (really!) and our favourite crackers, there’s something for everyone here. Doña Cholita Totopos Corn Chips If you’re gonna have a corn chip, have a Totopo! While your commercial corn chips are made with dried maize, lacking the extra nutritional benefits, Doña Cholita Totopos are made from Mexican tortillas; these

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