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Alison Bell
10 Hidden Toxic Ingredients Attacking Your Gut Health

10 Hidden Toxic Ingredients Attacking Your Gut Health

Written by MINDD Foundation No matter how healthy your diet or lifestyle may be, there are many toxic ingredients commonly added to foods that attack your gut health.And you should know that many of these toxic ingredients can be hidden in health foods, protein powders, meal replacements, beverages, grooming products, and even household cleaners! So, peek in your cupboards and check those ingredients lists for the following: The Hidden Toxic Ingredients to look out for: Artificial Colors Artificial colors are believed to affect the permeability of the gut and specialize in disturbing gut health as well as brain health. As a result,...

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Alison Bell
The Healthy Eating Pyramid - What it's Really Done for our Health

The Healthy Eating Pyramid - What it's Really Done for our Health

Enjoying a balanced diet and keeping active every day is common sense, right? Well, at least it is now. Our current understanding of a healthy, balanced diet is, in large part, thanks to Nutrition Australia and their healthy eating pyramid initiative. The concept itself was first developed in Sweden in the 1970's and introduced on our shores in 1980. Along with the Pac-Man arcade game being created, the Rubik's cube becoming the world's most popular toy and the invention of the original Sony Walkman, 1980 was a year of innovation and evolution. In the Beginning The very first Australian healthy...

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Alison Bell
No ‘A-Salt’ On Your Tastebuds

No ‘A-Salt’ On Your Tastebuds

FINALLY! A chicken salt that’s not full of nasties! From the moment they come into the world, we worry. We worry about what not to bathe or moisturise them in, whether or not the ‘tummy stuff’ their experiencing is ‘normal’, we worry that they’re gaining weight too slowly – or too fast… And of course, we worry about what we’re putting in their mouths - what food we’re giving them – what’s in it, if it’s natural, if it’s good for them. Our babies inevitably come ahead of us as far as priorities go – it’s just the way it...

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Alison Bell
Feeling Tired All The Time?

Feeling Tired All The Time?

About 70 percent (!) of the body’s energy goes toward digesting our food. So the obvious first step in treating a condition of constant tiredness would be to consume food that is easy to digest.

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