Trust your gut

Bianca Don

Why Probiotics are so important for your health. Our bodies are full of bacteria both good and bad. Some scientists have put the ratio of microbial cells outnumbering human cells by 10:1. We prefer to err on the side of caution and side with biologist Ron Milo from the Weizmann Institute of Science who estimates there are, on average, about 39 trillion bacterial cells living among 30 trillion human cells.Whatever the ratio, we know that ‘good bacteria’ especially gut bacteria is essential to maintain our health and our immune system. Our search for the best possible ‘active’ probiotic has led...

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Paleo in a nut shell

Bianca Don

Eating Paleo is all about eating the way our body was designed to eat. The human has been evolving for nigh on two million years. Before we became agrarian or cultivated the land (which afterall was only a blink in our evolution) we ate lots of veggies, a fair bit of grass-fed meat, some nuts, berries, fruits, and of course no processed food. 10,000 years ago, however, this all changed. Enter the farming revolution and exit our previous healthy diets. Today we live in a society where 60% of the population is obese, type 2 diabetes (caused purely by bad...

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Most of us are ignorant of our Gluten intolerance

Bianca Don

Why pure, Gluten Free ingredients from 100% naturally sourced productsare so important. More than 55 diseases have been linked to gluten, the protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. It's estimated that 99% of the people who have either gluten intolerance or celiac disease are never diagnosed. It is also estimated that as much as 15% of the world population is gluten intolerant. Because so many people are gluten intolerant and don’t know it and because we want only the best Super Foods for our bars ALL our bars are GF from 100% naturally sourced products.  Celebs like Zooey Deschanel,...

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