December 17, 2018
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FODMAP 101: Food friends, food foes and the role of prebiotics

About one in seven Australians experiences the unpleasant symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).[1] If this is you, or have ever visited your doctor about digestive concerns such as bloating, gas, diarrhoea and constipation, you may have heard of FODMAPs or the Low FODMAP Diet. Research shows that following a low FODMAP diet may be a way to help support a healthy gut.[1] What are FODMAPs? FODMAP is an acronym for […]
December 17, 2018
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Gut Feeling: Understanding the role of prebiotics Vs probiotics

Humans have been consuming sources of probiotics for thousands of years in fermented foods and foods high in probiotic activity such as miso, kimchi and kombucha. But what exactly are probiotics? What is the difference between probiotics and prebiotics? And how can we promote their growth and development in our guts? Probiotics Probiotics are ‘good’ bacteria that, when taken in adequate amounts, may help support the balance of the gut […]
December 17, 2018
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Tummy Troubles: Understand how stress, toxins and food intolerances may be affecting your gut health

Many aspects of modern life such as high stress levels, eating processed and high-sugar foods, and taking antibiotics can all impact our gut microbiota and cause gastrointestinal issues. This in turn may affect other aspects of our health, such as our immune system, skin, weight, hormone levels, and our ability to absorb nutrients properly. Given the gut microbiota is a complex and dynamic ecosystem that can easily be disrupted, how […]
December 17, 2018
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Understanding FODMAPs, how they can impact our intestinal health, and what you can do about it

What you eat can have a major effect on your body, and digestive issues as a result of diet are incredibly common. For people with digestive disorders such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), research has shown that a diet low in FODMAPs may be a way to manage symptoms.[1] What are FODMAPs? FODMAPs are certain carbohydrates commonly found in foods that are not absorbed properly in the gut and can […]
October 26, 2018

Challenge #14 – 14 Day Gut Health Challenge

Ever think about going organic? In this episode, Kale explains all the wonderful benefits of eating ‘au naturale’.
October 26, 2018

Challenge #13 – 14 Day Gut Health Challenge

Struggling with that 3 pm energy slump? Kale explains the importance of good gut health for energy.
October 25, 2018

Challenge #12 – 14 Day Gut Health Challenge

Love chocolate? Love your gut health? Hear Kale explain how treating yourself to a few squares of dark chocolate can actually provide great gut health benefits.
October 24, 2018

Challenge #11 – 14 Day Gut Health Challenge

In this episode, Kale explains all the great health benefits of supplementation!