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Kate Morgan

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Top Ten Feel Better Moments.  Our Top 10 feel better moments are for when the world around you is whirling and swirling. If you’re spinning plates and juggling balls all the time it can be really hard to justify much time out of your day just for you.

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Why is fibre important for gut health Part 3

Why is fibre important for gut health Part 3

Health-and-Wellbeing

17.05.24


Why is Fibre important for your Gut Health? Part 3 Dietary fibres, starches, and prebiotics work together to support a healthy gut ecosystem. We have delved into Dietary fibres HERE and prebiotic fibre HERE. In this short blog we start the conversation of starches and its role in Gut Health. Not all starch is equal. Refined starches which you find in most packaged pre-made food incl. bread, crackers and many other store ready food, cause blood sugar spikes, weight gain and can do the opposite of diversifying and feeding good...

5 reasons to include Matcha in your diet

5 reasons to include Matcha in your diet

Health-and-Wellbeing

08.05.24


Matcha has gained popularity in the recent years, and it no surprise as to why with many studies backing the nutritional qualities of incorporating matcha into your diet. Matcha is a special form of green tea. It is different most noticeably due to how it's grown. 20 days before it is due to be harvested, matcha bushes are covered up shielding the leaves from the direct sunlight. 
Why is fibre important for your gut health? Part 2

Why is fibre important for your gut health? Part 2

Health-and-Wellbeing

01.05.24


Dietary fibres, starches, and prebiotics work together to support a healthy gut ecosystem. You can read more about soluble and insoluble fibre HERE. In this blog we look at Prebiotics. A prebiotic is a type of fibre (but not all fibre is prebiotic). To be classified as a prebiotic, the fibre must pass through the Gastrointestinal (GI) tract undigested and stimulate the growth and/or activity of certain ‘good’ bacteria in the large intestine. This means that by having prebiotics in your diet you help to increase the number of good...

Why is Fibre important for your Gut Health? Part 1

Why is Fibre important for your Gut Health? Part 1

Health-and-Wellbeing

29.04.24


Okay, so we all know that fibre is an important element of our diets, but do you know why? Do you know how to eat more, or how much is enough? It's these questions that have led us to seek out some answers! This week Ineke delves into what we really need from a fibre perspective, why some of us might have different needs and what foods are great, and which UHP foods are masquerading at brilliant fibre providers. We couldn't possibly cover fibre in a totally digestible way in...
An introduction to IBS

An introduction to IBS

24.04.24


IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) is a complex condition with many subtypes. Often there are multiple underlying factors that can contribute to an IBS-diagnosis, such as nutritional/digestive deficiencies, infections, adverse food reactions and anxiety/stress.
Superpower your after school snacking

Superpower your after school snacking

19.04.24


Picking up hungry, tried children after school (esp if they have not eaten a good, or enough lunch!) can be a challenge. Here are some top tips to help you make good snack choices that will fuel them well before dinner time.

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