In Part 1 I talked about the journey of food through the digestive system and all the fascinating processes that happen along the way. In part 2 we will look at a few of the signs the body can give when things are not quite going to plan. Most people experience the odd gastro symptom[…]
We chew, we swallow, then we wait a wee while and eventually something comes out the other end.. simple right?!…. not so fast. What many of us fail to give a second thought to is the amazingly complex and clever processes that our various organs go through. They take this food, break it down into[…]
Do you want to kick start 2018 feeling amazing, improve energy levels, train harder, lose weight and all round just feel your best? Start out like you mean to carry on! I often see people start out at full speed, exercising like mad and eating minimal food. This is setting yourself up for failure as[…]
Tis’ the season to be jolly, and for some this may be associated with a fear of “falling off the wagon” with health and well-being goals.. but it shouldn’t be this way. Christmas is a time for spending time with family and loved ones, cemented around the social context of food, with a day of[…]
by Amanda Whitford, MSc, BSc, NZ Registered Dietitian These days I would not be surprised if everyone knows at least a handful of people who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). While it may not be a common topic of conversation for many, talking about bowel movements and symptoms is just a typical part of[…]
Ingredients 2 scoops banana Devine Protein Powder 2 tablespoons greek yohurt or coconut yoghurt 1/2 cup frozen mango pieces 200mls unsweetened coconut milk Directions Put all ingredients in a blender or nutribullet, blend until all mixed together and serve.