Nutra-Life Gut Health Range

Gut health is at the foundation of good health. A healthy gut can be maintained through the use of, not only PREbiotics, but also PRObiotics, enzymes, antioxidants and minerals.

This is why Nutra-Life has created a comprehensive range, gathering key nutrients, to empower you to take charge of your gut health.

Because gut health goes beyond supplementation, this page is dedicated to give you tips, lifestyle hacks and yummy recipes to support you on your health journey.

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GUT HEALTH ARTICLES

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 5, 2018
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How to improve your child’s Gut Health

We spend a lot of time considering what our children should eat to ensure they’re getting the right nutrients, and while this is vital to their health and wellbeing it can be easy to overlook the fitness of the digestive system into which this food is going. With studies beginning to link gut health to more and more facets of our wider health such as our immune health and mental […]
October 5, 2018
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What are Digestive Enzymes and how they affect your gut health

An enzyme is a type of protein with a very specific purpose – to transform one type of molecule in your body into a different one. When it comes to digestion, this involves breaking down the macronutrients (carbohydrates, proteins and fats) in your food into smaller molecules that your body can immediately use. Almost all of your digestive organs produce some kinds of digestive enzymes, each of which breaks down […]
September 7, 2018
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The Dos and Don’ts of Gut Health: How to Maintain a Healthy Gut

You gut microbiome contains trillions of gut bacteria, and a lot of our health and well being is in the hands of this thriving community of microbes. Naturally then, it follows that having a healthy, clean gut will lead to a happier and healthier life. The Digestive System is Incredibly Complex While it’s easy to think of our digestive system as simply a stomach and long, winding tubes of intestines, […]
September 7, 2018
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PREBIOTICS VS PROBIOTICS: WHAT ARE THEY AND WHY DO WE NEED THEM?

With 100 trillion bacteria living in our guts, we have more bacteria cells in our bodies than human cells, so it’s no wonder that this vibrant community of microflora have a huge impact on our lives. Relation between the gut microbiota and human health is being increasingly recognised. It is now well established that a healthy gut flora is largely responsible for overall health of the host. Your gut health […]
August 31, 2018
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HAPPY GUT, HAPPY LIFE: How the Gut Affects the Mood

It is easy to imagine that the different parts of our body work independently of one another, with the brain leading the charge sending orders to our respective organs telling them what to do and when. It is especially easy to imagine this link between your brain and your gut, with moods and emotions often manifesting themselves in your stomach – just think about the nausea you may have felt […]

HEALTHY GUT, HEALTHY LIFE

September 27, 2018

What’s the Difference Between Prebiotics, Probiotics & Digestive Enzymes | Healthy Gut, Healthy Life

What’s the difference between prebiotics, probiotics and digestive enzymes? In this episode, gut health journalist, researcher and documentary filmmaker, Kale Brock explains supplementation beyond probiotics.
September 24, 2018

What is ‘Earthing’ And How Can It Affect Your Gut Health? | Healthy Gut, Healthy Life

In the lastest episode of Healthy Gut, Healthy Life, Kale Brock will be talking about ‘earthing’ and its benefits on your general and gut health.
September 19, 2018

The Benefits of Slow Living & How it Impacts your Gut Health | Healthy Gut, Healthy Life

In the latest episode of Healthy Gut, Healthy Life, Kale Brock will be showing us the benefits of slow-living and how you can apply it to your everyday life.
September 14, 2018
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Healthy Raw Nutella Recipe by Kale Brock

The key to sticking to any health plan is to find a lifestyle balance that’s right for you. Your gut health journey is no different and finding healthy foods that you can enjoy will assist in sticking to your gut health goals. Fortunately this delicious  raw cacao spread is as easy as it is nutritious. Naturally sweetened with honey and using cinnamon to moderate blood-sugar levels, it’s a great guilt […]
September 12, 2018
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Gut-Nourishing Healthy Pizza Recipe by Kale Brock

One of the best ways to support your gut health journey is by eating foods that are natural prebiotic and probiotics in order to maintain the correct balance between good and bad bacteria in the gut. As Kale Brock showed us in episode 4 of the Healthy Gut, Healthy Life video series, this can be simple – and delicious! One of his favourite gut health recipes is his Gut-Nourishing Pizza […]
September 10, 2018
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Buckwheat Bircher Muesli Recipe by Kale Brock

In episode 3 of Healthy Gut, Healthy life video series Kale Brock showed us how to make buckwheat bircher muesli, a perfect gut-nourishing and healthy breakfast recipe. Buckwheat is not related to wheat, in fact it’s not even a grain. It’s actually a seed closely related to Rhubarb, which makes buckwheat flour is a great replacement for wheat flour for those following a gluten-free diet. For this homemade bircher muesli recipe, […]
September 7, 2018

What are the types of foods that can affect your Gut Health?

In this episode, Kale discusses the types of food to eat and to avoid in order to help keep your gut healthy.
September 7, 2018

HEALTHY LIFE, HEALTHY GUT Series with Kale Brock

Introducing Kale Brock , Gut Health journalist and filmmaker of The Gut Movie, a fascinating and entertaining documentary on Gut Health.

14 Day Challenge

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!
October 23, 2018

Challenge #10 – 14 Day Gut Health Challenge

Did you know that hydration nourishes gut lining? Listen to Kale explain the importance of staying hydrated.
October 23, 2018

Challenge #9 – 14 Day Gut Health Challenge

How many coffees do you have a day? Today’s 14 Day Gut Health Challenge tip is to swap out one of your daily beverages for green tea.
October 23, 2018

Challenge #8 – 14 Day Gut Health Challenge

How many times do you CHEW? Kale shares his tips of maintaining a great digestion
October 20, 2018

Challenge #7 – 14 Day Gut Health Challenge

Looking for an easy way to de-stress? Listen to Kale’s advice on getting back nature.
October 19, 2018

Challenge #6 – 14 Day Gut Health Challenge

In this episode, Kale talks through one of his favourite ways to combat stress by implementing a digital detox.
October 17, 2018

Challenge #5 – 14 Day Gut Health Challenge

Did you know that eating fermented foods like kimchi or sauerkraut is great for your gut?
October 17, 2018

Challenge #4 – 14 Day Gut Health Challenge

Today Kale shares his top tip for turbo-charging your good gut bacteria with The Rainbow Diet.
October 16, 2018

Challenge #3 – 14 Day Gut Health Challenge

Seaweed is a superfood of the future! Listen to Kale explain its health benefits in today’s tip.
October 15, 2018

Challenge #2 – 14 Day Gut Health Challenge

In this episode, Kale says no to refined sugar – and talks through some sweet alternatives.
October 15, 2018

Challenge #1 – 14 Day Gut Health Challenge

Today, Kale shares his first Gut Health Challenge tip to ‘Beat The Bloat’.
October 15, 2018

Intro 14 Day Gut Health Challenge

Join journalist Kale Brock and folks from all around Australia for the 14 Day Gut Health Challenge. Follow Kale’s tips each day for 14 days – or simply try the ones that are easiest to integrate into your routine. Remember, small steps are better than no steps. Every day from Monday October 15th.

LISA'S GUT HEALTH TIPS

September 7, 2018

Lisa Wilkinson on Gut Health Supplementation

How does Lisa Wilkinson incorporate gut health supplementation into her day-to-day life? Let’s find out!
September 7, 2018

Lisa Wilkinson on What To Avoid For a Good Gut Health

What should you avoid for good gut health? We ask Lisa Wilkinson how she maintains her healthy gut… and healthy life
September 7, 2018

Lisa Wilkinson’s Gut Health Hacks

Try these ‘gut health hacks’! Lisa Wilkinson shares the processes and tools that have supported her throughout her gut health journey.

GUT HEALTH FACTS

October 11, 2018

Your Gut Stores 70% of your Immune System

Let’s face it: your gut does a lot! It supports your overall health, boosts your mood and it also helps in making you stronger. There’s a super-gut hero inside us all – take good care of it with Nutra-Life ProBioticaT™ range.
September 7, 2018

The Gut Health Superheroes

We’ve heard a lot about prebiotics and probiotics, but did you know they’re part of a bigger a team? Digestive enzymes, antioxidants and glutamine all play a part in your digestive system – all uniting to protect your gut!
September 7, 2018

Gut Health Supplementation Beyond Probiotics

Did you know gut health supplementation goes beyond just probiotics? Have a happier inside with Nutra-Life’s Gut Health Range! Here are the benefits… 1. Gut Relief helps to soothe, protect and nourish your gut. 2. The ProBiotica™ range helps to maintain your gut microflora. 3. Digestive Enzymes helps to support nutrient digestion.
September 5, 2018

What’s the difference between PRObiotics and PREbiotics?

Here’s all you need to know about the difference between prebiotics and probiotics!
August 31, 2018

New Look Same Great Formula

Check out Nutra-Life Gut Health new look!
August 31, 2018

Gut Health Fact #1

Where in the body is situated 95% of your serotonin level? … It all starts in the Gut!