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Get Great Gut Health!

Did you know that human digestive tracts have about 300-500 different species of bacteria inside them? Some microorganisms are bad, but others are healthy and necessary in order to maintain a healthy body. How do we make sure we are getting enough of the “right” type of bacteria? Well first, lets take a look at…

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Make Taco Tuesday Amaiizing!

Who doesn’t love a good taco? With the endless choices of toppings to choose from, each mouthful can be customized to your liking! Tacos are perfect for those who enjoy a variety of tastes and textures in their meals and are suitable for those who are aiming to eat clean. Food tracking your homemade tacos…

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Vitamins for the (Immune System) Win!

Here are some vitamins that work together to keep the immune system healthy and strong, and what their roles are: Vitamin C may help prevent infections or shorten their stay by contributing to immune defence. Vitamin C supports various cellular functions of both the innate and adaptive immune system. Vitamin E can also be a…

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What is Body Composition Testing?

It can be frustrating to step on the scale and see no change, but while it’s natural to want objective feedback on your progress, body weight shouldn’t be your main focus. Body composition testing uses in-depth measurement tools to calculate lean mass and body fat. It is a preferred method for accuracy and can be…

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Vitamin C is Key

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid is an essential vitamin that the body cannot produce itself. Ideally, a diet would contain enough Vitamin C to meet the recommended daily intake, which is 75 mg for women and 90 mg for men. For those who aren’t confident that the food they eat on a regular…

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Green to a Tea

Coffee vs. Tea The health benefits of tea – green tea especially – and the absence of negative effects associated with coffee have made many caffeine drinkers make the switch. Coffee has a number of immediate benefits of course, such as improving mood, vigilance, reaction time, and memory. However, some people find that negative effects…

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Leafy Greens

What’s so special about leafy greens?  We’ve all been told that green leafed vegetables are an important part of our diets, but have you ever explored why this is? Well, to start off with, these vegetables are high in fibre and low in calories. Most dark green vegetables, but leafy greens especially, also deliver a…

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Get Gusty with Fermented Foods

Our bodies, particularly our intestines, contain trillions of gut microbiota that serve a number of vital roles. These include helping maintain the integrity of the mucosal barrier, metabolizing nutrients from food and certain medications, protection against intestinal infections, and so much more! “Bad” bacteria in your intestines can be a factor in disease – the…

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BBQ Week Recipes

The sun is out (most of the time), and barbecues have been out of retirement for a few weeks now. Since Tuesday, we’ve posted one new BBQ recipe each day on the Fettle + Food Instagram page. To make it easy to access all these recipes at once, we’ve made a PDF available to download…

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