24 Jun 2020

Before diving deep into eating for good gut health, it is important you first understand the physiology and systems that allow your gut to function properly.


Your gut is essentially a tube that starts at your mouth and ends at your anus. This tube con...

15 Jun 2020

Fibre refers to the bits and pieces of plant foods that cannot be broken down by your digestion. Because of this, fibre moves through your gastrointestinal (GI) tract, bulking and softening your stools. 

Basically, getting enough fibre from your diet will help you to pa...

7 Jun 2020

Plant-based diets are characterised by an eating style that comprises wholefoods, of which are mostly plants. In respect to health, the evidence conveys that a diet comprising 90% or more plants results in significant health benefits, including living better and living...

3 Jun 2020

Your gut health is strongly influenced by your diet, lifestyle, exercise, medication use and stress levels. And as mentioned in my previous blogs, your gut health is defined by a healthy gut microbiota. A healthy gut microbiota is characterised by a rich number of bact...

20 Aug 2019

Today you face the worst possible future for earths health. 

"But it's out of my control" you might say.

You might even think that coal mining, deforestation and carbon emissions from transport are to blame... and yes, you are correct, these are big contributo...

13 Aug 2019

Up until recently, researchers didn't really know if their was a dose-response effect from driving on poorer health. They conducted a cross-sectional study, that incorporated 37,570 adults and asked them “About how many hours in each 24 hour day do you usually spen...

6 Aug 2019

Plant-based diets are simple yet significantly more beneficial than other diets. Beyond typical diet methods of (just) restricting processed foods, plant-based diets highlight a strong focus on the increased consumption of a mixed variety of wholesome plant-based foods...

16 Jul 2019

These days, plant-based milks almost have their own aisle, with countless new types coming out every few months. And sure they may be dairy free, but are they actually even good for you?

18 Jun 2019

In recent decades, the prevalence of non-communicable diseases, including allergies, autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, have significantly risen, unsurprisingly in line with increased unhealthful behaviours. This includes the drastic drop in the consumption of MACs.

11 Jun 2019

Easy, healthy, delicious, tasty, crunchy, smooth and good for you. Here's 14 plant-based snack ideas to add to your repertoire...

4 Jun 2019

Heart disease in the number one killer in this world. It kills 1 Australian every 12 minutes. Poor diet is the primary cause of this disease. Here are some easy ways to prevent it...

28 May 2019

Iron deficiency affects about 25% of the population, making it the most common nutritional deficiency worldwide. Those at risk of iron-deficiency include vegetarians. This is what to do to avoid it...

21 May 2019

According to the World Health Organisation, 80% of lifestyle diseases can be prevented via healthy lifestyle changes and behaviours. This includes Heart Disease - Australia’s number one killer.

Apart from regular exercise, good quality sleep, stress management and avoid...

13 May 2019

In Australia, heart disease is the leading cause of death, and more than 1 in 6 adults live with the disease. Diet can prevent 80% of lifestyle conditions. Here's what to eat and avoid...

7 May 2019

Although often thought of as healthy, that smoothie you're drinking might not actually be that good for you. Here's how to build a healthy smoothie..

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