Category: Nutrition


Why You Need Magnesium In Your Life - And Where To Find It

By GMB Nutritionist Melissa Fine My oh my magnesium - is there anything this mineral can’t do? An integral component of over 300 metabolic reactions in the body, here are just some of the reasons why magnesium is so important as a nutrient: We need magnesium for energy production Magnesium-dependent chemical reactions are responsible for metabolising carbohydrates and fats and converting them into energy. Magnesium is also an integral part of ATP – an energy-providing molecule for nearly all of the body’s metabolic processes.

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Self-Saucing Chocolate Pudding

Serves: 8-10 Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Ingredients 1 cup self raising flour 1 ½ cups Du Chocolat ½ cup sugar-free chocolate chips 60g salted butter, melted 1 egg ½ cup milk Method Preheat oven to 160C fan forced. Grease a large baking dish. Sift the flour and 1 cup of Du Chocolat into a bowl and then add the choc chips. In a separate bowl, whisk together the egg, melted butter and milk. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and fold with a

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Nutrition
5 Infused Water Recipes Using Made by Fressko

By GMB Nutritionist Melissa Fine. If you’re not so good at guzzling your daily water, here are some fun way to pimp up a glass of H20. We all know that we need water to survive and thrive. Every cell in our bodies relies on water to get its job done. The health benefits of water are numerous, but to name a few: Water aids nutrient transport Water takes the nutrients from our food, and through the bloodstream drives them to our cells. Water

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Greened-Up Shakshuka

GF WF DF SF Serves 4 generously Shakshuka celebrates the flavours of the Middle East and North Africa, and is one of my favourite ways to jazz up the humble egg. Loaded with medicinal spices and bursting with lycopene, this tomatoey one-pan wonder won’t fail to impress. It’s a beautiful way to enjoy a communal breakfast with loved ones. Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 leek, white part only, washed well and sliced 3 garlic cloves, peeled and thinly sliced 1 green capsicum

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5 Things you can do with chia seeds (that isn’t pudding)

By now, you have probably heard of chia seeds, and the fact that they can make an excellent, nutrient rich pudding! But what are the actual health benefits of chia seeds, and how can you use them, but not as a pudding? Health benefits Chia seeds, whilst very small, really pack a nutrient rich punch. They are the highest combined plant source of omega 3, fibre and protein, and are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. By simply adding a tablespoon (15g) of chia to

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Penne Pasta With Cherry Tomatoes & Vegan Chickpea Crumble

Delighted to be sharing this delicious, vegan recipe with you all. It was kindly shared with us by our fabulous friends at Honest to Goodness. Enjoy! Serves: 4-6 Time: Marinate: 2 hrs. | Prep: 35 min. Ingredients 2 tins organic cherry tomatoes 400g 3 tbsp + 1 tsp organic extra virgin olive oil 1 small clove garlic, finely grated 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, sliced + extra Sea salt, to taste Organic black pepper, to taste 1 tin organic chickpeas 400g 1/4 cup organic pine nuts

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