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What's The Difference Between Prebiotics & Probiotics?

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What's The Difference Between Prebiotics & Probiotics?

Gut health is paramount to your overall health and wellbeing. The balance between the good and bad bacteria in your digestive system determines how well you can absorb the nutrients from the food, and influences your ability to fight off infection and illness. Not having a healthy gut flora has been linked to bloating, constipation, stomach complaints, as well as inflammatory bowel disease and type 1 diabetes. For me, a lifelong issue of gut flora from when I was very young has meant I’ve had to do a lot of trial and error in finding how to manage my digestive...

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My first Body Shaping event at HCHQ was held last week. It was a great evening that focused on how to effectively reach your weight loss and body shaping goals. Guests enjoyed one of my favourites teas, Genmaicha green tea (Uplifting Zen), on arrival, and got to sample a selection of the dishes showcased. The main points discussed were the three principles for any successful healthy eating or weight loss plan, which I call the “THE TRIANGLE FOR SUCCESS”. For more information on this, The Triangle For Success is detailed in my book, The 80/20 Diet.   Most weight loss...

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Getting enough protein in your diet is one of the most powerful ways to keep all cells in your body happy and healthy. It’s alarming how many people cut out certain macronutrients, such as protein, while counting calories, in an attempt to lose weight or get in better shape.

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We receive many emails at The Healthy Chef regarding the use of our protein powders and the main differences between our Pure Native WPI  and plant-based Organic Pea Protein and Body Shaping Protein.  With the recent launch of our Body Shaping Protein, I thought it would be a good to idea to answer this question in detail, since protein is an essential nutrient our bodies need to thrive. Protein is needed for balancing hormones, assisting in weight loss, supporting digestion, detoxification and a healthy immune system. Protein is also the key nutrient that helps you get ageless glowing skin and lean...

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Why Green Tea Is The New Black

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Why Green Tea Is The New Black

A cup of black tea may be your traditional breakfast or afternoon brew that keeps you going, but many people are turning to green tea for its energy boosting effects with less the amount of caffeine. While there are several variations of green tea such as matcha, or oolong tea, I love the taste of organic genmaicha (named Uplifting Zen), which is a delicious and popular form of organic green tea as it contains both green tea with subtle notes of popcorn and roasted brown rice. I love this tea when I want a soothing and refreshing drink between meals....

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7 Good Reasons To Eat Chocolate

I have to admit I enjoy a little chocolate therapy almost every day!...

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The Essential Ingredients For Amazing Chocolate Creations

When I was 9 years old I picked up a copy of the...

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The One Detox Drink To Power Up Your Digestion

You can have the healthiest diet, but if you’re drinking several cups of...

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My Gut Healing Eating Plan

For as long as I can remember, the journey toward better digestive health...

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