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High Fibre Foods You Should Eat

We have all been told that a fiber-rich diet with a variety of whole foods is good for us. But do you know exactly why a high fiber diet is great for health and just how you can increase your daily intake to reap the benefits? The British Nutrition Foundation...

What Are Prebiotics?

Prebiotics have increased in popularity over recent years for their positive effects on the gut microbiome. Prebiotics can be described as non-digestible food ingredients that cannot be broken down by human enzymes in the GI tract. Prebiotics are then fermented and essentially ‘fed on’ by bacteria in the intestines to...

Probiotics Vs Prebiotics

In recent years, our microbiome has been in the scientific spotlight with ever-increasing evidence supporting the role our gut plays in health and disease. The more the gut is researched, the stronger the message that maintaining a healthy gut could be the single most important thing we do to sustain...

What Are Probiotics?

Many people consider all bacteria as ‘germs’; unpleasant and harmful organisms. Although some bacteria can be problematic, other forms can in fact induce many health benefits in the body if the ‘right’ strains are present. Probiotics are live microorganisms derived from cultured food products and are either sold in food...

20 Prebiotic Foods for Gut Health

Prebiotics are fiber-rich food sources that cannot be broken down by human enzymes in the digestive tract.1 Prebiotics are instead used as food for our microbiome and are fermented by the bacteria in our large intestine to help strengthen the digestive system. Prebiotics help boost colon health and help our...

The 15 Best Probiotic Vegan Foods

Our gut is a complex and interesting ecosystem, in which trillions of bacteria, fungi, and other microorganisms reside. Probiotics are beneficial microorganisms that help increase populations of good bacteria in the gut and have been shown to help with: Improving digestive function1 Managing type 2 diabetes and glucose tolerance2 Weight...

8 Proven Health Benefits of Probiotics

Our gut is a complex ecosystem filled with various strains of bacteria, fungi, viruses, and other living organisms. There are, in fact, more ‘non-human’ cells than total cells in our body, meaning that we are technically more bacterium than human!1 The gut microbiome has been shown to play a vital...

8 Proven Health Benefits of Prebiotics

Gut health is a trending topic right now, with increasing evidence pointing to gut health as the (not so now) secret to overall health. Studies have unearthed links between our gut microbiome and: Weight management Inflammatory diseases Cancer prevention Stress and mental health Immune function With mounting research published on...