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Microbiome, Probiotics, Prebiotics, Fibre and Resistant Starch

What are they and why do we need them? Microbiome Your microbiome is the entire genome (genes and DNA) of all our microbes which live primarily in our gut but also include skin, lungs and many other areas. Our gut contains bacteria, viruses, fungi and archaea contributing around an estimated 100 trillion microbes with at least 1000 species of …

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What is Processed Food

You’ve probably heard 100 times “limit processed foods”; “eat less refined foods”; “stop eating junk foods” and then the alternative “eat more whole foods”. Well, what exactly are processed foods? Food processing is basically altering a food substance through physical, biological and chemical actions. This happens after it has been removed from the source, usually …

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The Five Food Groups

There are five Australian Dietary Guidelines (ADG). The second dietary guideline is as follows: Enjoy a wide variety of nutritious foods from these five groups every day:1 There is no such thing as a perfect diet. Staying close to a healthy diet though will increase your chances of living longer. The problem with people’s eating …

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