Top 8 Fermented Foods for Healthy Guts

If you thought fermentation was simply aged mushrooms and gone-off cheeses, then you’re hugely mistaken. Fermentation is one of the only natural means we have of getting good bacteria into our guts.

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What You Need to Know About Organic Produce

Have you ever plucked an organic broccoli from the veg aisle, only to trade it in for a cheaper, non-organic alternative?

If you have done this, then you’re with the majority; many of us shop with money on our minds, eager to turn out a cheap trolley run.

But – and hear me out on this – have you ever wondered what price you’re truly paying for your cheap produce? What can an organic broccoli give you, which a 40p cheaper alternative cannot? The answer is simple: nutrition.

Take a look below at what it means for you, and your wellbeing, when you go organic.

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What Are the Best Foods for People Living With IBS?

Guest post by NewLifeOutlook

There are plenty of different foods you can still enjoy with IBS, and there are others foods that should be avoided at all cost.

You’ve likely heard that you should avoid high FODMAP foods if you have IBS. FODMAPs are short chain carbohydrates found in foods.

People with IBS don’t absorb or digest this type of carbohydrate very well. The carbs ferment in the gut and cause bloating, diarrhea, constipation, and cramping. By following and eating low FODMAP foods, you will likely experience an improvement in your symptoms and overall health.

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Belvita Biscuits | Why They Shouldn’t Be Eaten for Breakfast

Belvita breakfast biscuits are hoodwinking the public, I swear it.

The products label themselves as heart-healthy and wholesome, but how wholesome can a sugary breakfast bar really be? We’ve seen similar instances with Go Natural, whose breakfast bars main ingredients include palm oil and glucose. You needn’t be an expert to know these aren’t a healthy start to the day.

Related: Breakfasts you should be avoiding

And the same applies to Belvita. How can it really be as wholesome as it sounds? Let’s look at the facts.

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What’s Healthier: Multigrain or Wholegrain?

Grains; they’re great for us, right?

Unprocessed, fibrous and brill for healthy digestion, but the question that is rarely asked is which is healthiest: multigrain’ or wholegrain? Or – curveball – is it all marketing babble and grains are just, well, grains?

It’s time we found out the truth! Take a look at the healthiest way you should be consuming your grains, here.

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Animal & Plant Protein | Which Should You Be Focusing On?

Meat-eaters and vegans regularly butt heads when it comes to getting their protein.

Animal protein enthusiasts will tell you that the only way to get the optimal amount of protein in your diet is to consume meat such as steak and chicken.

Those who trust in plant power scoff at the idea that the only way we can get enough protein is to consume animals. Plenty of fitness enthusiasts recover effortlessly through a vegan lifestyle, all through a good combination of plant protein.

So, which is best? If you are confused by how much animal or plant protein your body needs, take a look at which will most benefit your health.

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