Category: Nutrition


Tropical Lime 'Vegan' Bliss Balls

This recipe was kindly shared with us by our wonderful friends at the Natural Health Company. It's an absolute favourite in the GMB office, such a delicious snack for when you want something sweet. (Makes approx. 11 large Bliss Balls). Ingredients 2/3 cup dried pineapple (chopped into small pieces) 1 cup desiccated coconut 1 cup almond meal 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 tablespoon honey (or Agave Nectar) 1 tablespoon lime rind (finely grated) 2 scoops Organic Fusion - Tropical 3 tablespoons of water (add

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5 Sweet Low FODMAP Snacks From The Supermarket

By GMB Nutritionist Chloe McCloud Did you know approximately 20% of Australians suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? Along with the emerging research of the role of gut health in all other aspects of our lives, it’s no wonder there is so much interest in gut health, and how best to manage the symptoms of IBS. So, what are FODMAPs, and how can they help IBS? What are FODMAPs? FODMAPs in an acronym for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols. These are all different

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Why Hemp Is Good For Gut Health... And a Hemp Protein Pancake Recipe

By GMB Nutritionist Melissa Fine Buttery, nutty and NOW LEGAL for human consumption in Australia, we find out from our Nutritionist, Melissa Fine, what makes hemp seeds so special, and how to use them. Make sure to scroll down to the end of the post for the pancake recipe! First things first: What’s the difference between hemp and marijuana? We get asked this one a lot! Although hemp seeds and marijuana come from the same plant (Cannabis sativa), hemp seeds DO NOT contain THC

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What to look out for in plant-based milks

There is now a plethora of plant-based milks available on the market, with many individuals now avoiding (or consuming less) of the dairy based options due to health or personal choice. But is a plant-based milk necessarily healthier? With many options containing very little of the plant they come from, it’s important to take a look at the nutritional profile. Following are 4 ingredients to watch out for in plant-based milks: 1. Calcium: One of the key reasons milk is recommended in our diets

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5 of the Best Food and Drinks For Brain Health

By GMB Nutritionist Melissa Fine It’s easy to forget that our brains are where it’s at! The control centre of the body, your brain regulates how you feel, think, and move, all while instructing your organs to behave as they should. If you’re feeling like you could do with more ‘brain food’, we’ve rounded up some of the best brain-boosting foods for you to stock up on. Boost your brain health with Shine+ in the July 'Gut Lovin' box 1. Complex

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A Guide to Buying Healthier Muesli From the Supermarket

By GMB Doctor Sandy Krafchik. Choosing a healthy muesli at the supermarket can be an overwhelming experience! The shelves are filled with numerous options. In addition, one needs to navigate the ingredients, health benefit claims, nutritional labels and of course consider the cost. The following guide will assist you in making a healthier choice the next time you shop for muesli. Try Food for Health Fruit Free Nutty Almond Clusters in the July 'Gut Lovin' box Supermarket muesli/granola often contains a variety of unhealthy

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