The health benefits of olive oil are well known thanks to the popularity of the Mediterranean diet. If you are not familiar with the types of olive oil or its positive effects in the human body, keep reading to learn more. What is olive oil Olive oil is made by pressing olives. Because olives are…Continue reading Health benefits of olive oil
Hydration is very important for athletes but water alone is not enough; you need to replenish the electrolytes that are lost in sweat. Edge Electrolytes is a new product in the Australian market of hydration sports supplements. Read on to find out what is special about Edge. Edge Electrolytes The product is manufactured by Pure…Continue reading Product review: Edge Electrolytes
Now that you know what are macronutrients, one of the logical follow-up questions to ask is why and how to count macros? Why count macros The number one reason why to count macros is because your dietitian spent a lot of time calculating your requirements. The least you can do is make sure you are…Continue reading Why and how to count macros
Macronutrients or “macros” are the components of food that contribute to energy. Energy, in the nutritional sense, is measured in kilocalories (a.k.a. Calories) or kilojoules. The main macronutrients are protein, fat and carbohydrates (a.k.a. “carbs” or “CHO” for the chemistry-minded people out there). Most foods you can think of are made of a combination or…Continue reading What are macronutrients?
Back in the day, store-bought soups were usually nutrient-poor and full of artificial ingredients (think the old canned one and instant ramen). Fortunately, supermarkets these days offer plenty of healthy alternatives, such as Darikay soups. Darikay soups You will be able to find Darikay soups in the refrigerated section of your local supermarket. They come…Continue reading Product review: Darikay soups
These days gluten-free products are widely available. Having said that, there are many people who have never had to worry about buying or cooking gluten-free food for yourself, a friend or family member. If this is your case, this article highlights 5 easy gluten-free swaps you can rely on. Keep in mind that gluten-free does…Continue reading 5 easy gluten-free swaps
Once again I had the good fortune of being invited to attend the Gluten Free Expo 2019, an annual event organised by Coeliac Australia in all major cities across the country. The expo This event aims to educate people, particularly those with Coeliac Disease and gluten intolerance, on how to navigate a gluten-free diet. This…Continue reading Gluten Free Expo 2019
Aussielent is the Australian version of Soylent, a meal replacement product that became popular a few years ago among US tech entrepreneurs. It was designed to provide all the necessary nutrients to people who were too busy to prepare/purchase and eat real food. Soylent has been tried and reviewed over the years by podcasters and…Continue reading Product review: Aussielent
Peanut butter is a very popular food worldwide. However, peanuts are one of the major food allergens, affecting approximately 1 in 50 children and 1 in 200 adults (1). Fortunately, those not affected with other nut allergies can enjoy peanut butter alternatives available in the market. Why choose peanut butter alternatives Below are a few…Continue reading Peanut butter alternatives
Can you get food allergies as an adult? In short, yes. Up to 5% of adults suffer from food allergy, and approximately 15% of them developed the allergy in adulthood (1). What is food allergy? Food allergy is an abnormal reaction of the immune system to an ingested food. The most common types of allergens…Continue reading Can you get food allergies as an adult?