Archives for HEALTH

Cacao: The Real Chocolate

CACAO: THE REAL CHOCOLATE { CACAO IS DELICIOUS AND HEALTHY … ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH? } Contributor: Sally O’Neil Once revered by the Aztecs and Mayans as the ‘food of the gods,’ cacao powder is once again being worshipped by modern day health foodies as a powerful superfood. Made by simply grinding beans of the cacao tree, the resulting powder is packed full of nutrients, antioxidants and magnesium. Wondering why you reach for chocolate when you’re stressed? Cacao powder also contains phenethylamine (PEA) which is known to act as a mood booster. But don’t go reaching for that chocolate bar
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Dani Stevens’ Immunity Boosting Tips

Dani Stevens’ Immunity Boosting Tips { Yum sat down for a chat with Dani Stevens for immunity boosting tips } yum. had the pleasure of sitting down with health, fitness and food motivator, Dani Stevens. With four kids, Dani and her family have developed some standout ways to fight winter and keep their immune systems strong all year long! yum.: What does a normal day in your life look like? 6-7am: Typically I will either do my workouts before my husband leaves for work or while one of our daughters is asleep. 8-9am: Breakfast and the kids morning routine +
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Gluteguard Is Here To Help

Gluteguard Is Here To Help { GluteGuard… friend or foe to those with coeliac disease and non-coeliac gluten sensitivity? Read on to learn how this product can benefit you physically and even emotionally! } Contributor: Glutagen It’s not everyday yum. Gluten Free delves into the complicated and fascinating realm of food science. But in this instance we’re making an exception to clear up any confusion about a product that was launched in October 2016 – GluteGuard. You may remember GluteGuard sparked a bit of controversy when the media mislabelled it as a product to “cure coeliac disease.” It’s time to
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Gluten Free: What Does It Actually Mean?

Gluten Free: What does it actually mean? { We hear about “gluten free” all the time but lots of us still have questions! Read on to learn what gluten is, coeliac disease facts and finally understand complicated food labelling. } Consumers are faced with interpreting food labels every time they buy a packaged product. Food labels provide a range of information and it can be overwhelming deciding what to focus on. For the gluten free consumer, there are particular items of benefit on a food label, for example allergen statements and nutrient content claims, such as ‘gluten free’. Gluten Free.
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“Natural”… How Do We Know?

“Natural”… how do we know? { Accredited Nutritionist, Brooke Glew puts Vege Chips to the test in the “natural” debate } Contributor: Yum. Gluten Free yum. Gluten Free had the pleasure of talking snack foods and how to determine what’s natural and what’s not with Health Coach Army founder, Brooke Glew. Brooke struggled with health ailments her entire life prior to becoming a Naturopath, Herbalist, Nutritionist, Homeopath and Iridologist. She is extremely passionate about food and product labelling for best health and is a proud supporter of the well-known brand, Vege Chips. yum. gluten free: Hey Brooke! Tell us a
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Hurry Up And Relax

HURRY UP AND RELAX { IT’S JUST THE WAY US HUMANS ARE. WE FILL OUR DAYS FULL-UP WITH PLENTY OF THINGS TO DO AND PEOPLE TO SEE, ZIPPING THROUGH LIFE LIKE WE’VE GOT A BOX TO TICK, AND CATCHING UP WITH FRIENDS WHO ARE…(YOU GUESSED IT)…JUST AS BUSY. } Contributor: Luke Hines Oh the hustle. It’s just the way us humans are. We fill our days full-up with plenty of things to do and people to see, zipping through life like we’ve got a box to tick, and catching up with friends who are…(you guessed it)…just as busy. Add to
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Is A Modified Cleanse Still A Cleanse?

Is a modified cleanse still a cleanse? { THERE ARE MANY DIFFERENT REASONS WE SEEK OUT A ‘CLEANSE’. FOR SOME PEOPLE IS BOOZING TO HARD. I’M BORING, I JUST REALISED ONE AFTERNOON IN A RATHER DRAMATIC FASHION THAT I SIMPLY COULD NOT CARRY ON WITHOUT A LARGE AMOUNT OF CHOCOLATE. } Contributor: yum. Gluten Free I’ve used my baby (now ten months old) as an excuse for a sugar hit for ages now. Oh look I’m breastfeeding so I can have lactation cookies and I’m tired because she never sleeps so I can have a block of chocolate. Now the
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Is Your Child Gluten Intolerant?

Is Your Child Gluten Intolerant? { GLUTEN INTOLERANCE AND COELIAC DISEASE IN ADULTS IS INCREASINGLY WELL UNDERSTOOD BY GPS. DIAGNOSING IT IN CHILDREN IS A BIT MORE HIT-OR-MISS AS SHARON AND EMILY FOUND OUT IN THE TWO YEARS LEADING UP TO EMILY’S DIAGNOSIS. } Contributor: yum. Gluten Free We hear the story of one little girls diagnosis… Sharon is a mum of twins. Hats off to her before even saying another word! William and Emily may have shared a cozy womb but only Emily is a diagnosed coeliac. Gluten intolerance and coeliac disease in adults is increasingly well understood by
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Leaky Gut Explained By Dr Alessio Fasano

Leaky Gut Explained By Dr Alessio Fasano { LEAKY GUT IS A SYNDROME SHROUDED IN MYSTERY. SOME PRACTITIONERS REFUSE TO ACKNOWLEDGE IT WHILE OTHERS BELIEVE IT IS AT THE CORE OF RESORTING DIGESTIVE HEALTH. } Contributor: Luke Hines Leaky Gut is a syndrome shrouded in mystery. Some practitioners refuse to acknowledge it while others believe it is at the core of resorting digestive health. Yum was given the opportunity to ask world-renowned paediatric gastroenterologist and research scientist Dr Alessio Fasano some key questions on Leaky Gut Syndrome. Dr Alessio Fasano will be presenting to healthcare practitioners at the 4th BioCeuticals
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Rebecca Coomes’ Life-Changing Diagnosis With Sibo

Rebecca Coomes’ Life-changing Diagnosis with SIBO { ARE YOU AN UNDIAGNOSED SUFFERER OF SIBO? ARE YOU CURRENTLY DIAGNOSED AND DESPERATE FOR TIPS AND TRICKS FOR MANAGING THIS NEW LIFESTYLE? } Contributor: Rebecca Coomes Have you ever heard of SIBO? It is very possible that you, or someone close to you, may be a sufferer but have never learned about this treatable illness. Rebecca Coomes was one of these people and her diagnosis truly brought her life back. Have a read… does this sound like you?   Yum: Tell us a bit about yourself. I was born 2 months premature, so
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