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Dietary polyphenols promote health through the gut

Dietary polyphenols found ineveryday foods such as onions, green tea, red wine and cacao support good gut health, which in turn supports the health of the entire body.

12 October, 2017

Omega-3 linked to better gut health

Move over probiotics…getting more omega-3 as part of a healthy diet has been shown to improve the diversity of the gut microbiome too.

18 September, 2017

Processing can make plant-based foods less healthy

A fascinating new study shows how processing methods, such as finely grinding almonds to make a flour additive, can potentially turn a healthy food into an less healthy one.

11 September, 2017

No heart risk from higher fat diets – major study

A large international study has shown that a diet higher in fat and lower in carbohydrates is likely to reduce the risk of early death and in particular can be heart protective.

4 September, 2017

Baobab – the newest secret to weight loss?

Adding just 15g of baobab powder to a morning smoothie could help you stay fuller for longer, helping you to manage your appetite and weight more easily.

7 August, 2017

Add green peas to heal gut inflammation

Eating green peas – rich in fibre and antioxidants – could block several damaging effects of a high-fat diet including the development of inflammatory bowel disease.

4 August, 2017

More veggies, less meat protects against obesity

‘Flexitarian’ diets, which favour plant-based foods over meats, bring multiple health benefits including halving the risk of obesity and protection from early menopause, according to new studies.

27 June, 2017

Juice fast helps promote weight loss

New evidence shows that fruit and vegetable juices contain a variety of beneficial substances that can feed good bacteria in the gut which are associated with healthy metabolism.

20 June, 2017

Ditch late-night snacking to control weight

New evidence suggests that late-night snacking can increase weight, insulin and cholesterol levels, and negatively affect fat metabolism, and hormone balance.

12 June, 2017

Fibre feeds bacteria that help prevent diabetes

A fibre-rich diet can encourage the growth of a type of healthy gut bacteria which, in turn, produces a chemical that can help prevent diabetes.

18 April, 2017