Posts tagged Nutrition 101
Women's Health // 4 Important Micronutrients

As women, it is important to remember that some of our nutritional needs may differ from our male counterparts. Central to these needs is our unique hormonal and metabolic makeup. Learn more about 4 micronutrients that are important for women's health in today's blogpost.

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Getting the Facts Straight // Artificial Sweeteners + Other Sugar Substitutes

‘I never use sugar in my tea, only natural sweeteners like Stevia’ / ‘Oh but I have heard that sweetener causes cancer’ / ‘Xylitol is the BEST thing for baking sugar-free things, because sugar is just the worst’. Do any of these sound familiar? Want to find out what the evidence says? Well head on over and give today’s post a read for the answers.

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Glow Gathering feature - Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting (IF) has become popular in the media and the scientific world in the last few years as a potential strategy for weight-management and improving metabolic health. But what is the science behind this way of eating, and is it just another diet?

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#WednesdayWisdom Series // Dietary Fibre + Prebiotics

Fibre is probably the least ‘sexy’ nutrient there is, but I think that it’s definitely one of the most interesting. Learn more about different types of fibre and probiotics, and why they are important for great gut health in today’s #WednesdayWisdom instalment.

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#WednesdayWisdom Series // Healthy Snacking

To snack or not to snack? That’s the question. Although some advocate for regular snacking to ‘boost your metabolism’, the evidence doesn’t actually support this. In fact, meal frequency hasn’t been shown to have any significant effect on how many calories your body burns on a day-to-day basis

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#WednesdayWisdom Series // Plant-based 'Mylks'

There are many reasons why people choose to skip pouring cow’s milk over their morning bowl of oats. But what things should you consider before making the switch to plant-based ‘mylk’? Is it completely necessary for good health? Read more in today’s #WednesdayWisdom post.

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Glow Gathering Feature - Gut Health

Believe it or not, but not all bacteria are bad. From the day we are born our bodies are inoculated with different microorganisms that make their home in our gut. In fact, the microorganisms found in our gut can affect the proper functioning of our bodies and our overall health...

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