Blog — wholefoods

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
Feeling Tired All The Time?

Feeling Tired All The Time?

Written by Sally Fallon Morell I learned a very interesting fact recently, one that can give us guidance on how to overcome the modern phenomenon of chronic fatigue: 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. The fact is that modern food processing makes our food more difficult to digest, and many modern food habits put a real burden on our poor old guts. With so much of your body’s energy going towards...

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Alison Bell
Chitchatting with Alison from Broth of Life

Chitchatting with Alison from Broth of Life

I was recently interviewed by the lovely Mandy Dos Santos of Little People Nutrition, and thought perhaps there were some insights into our family that our own fans may wish to hear. So this inspiring interview is with ... myself!  HAHA! You have a company, Broth of Life, where you make dehydrated broth, tell me about it and why you chose to dehydrate broth? I’m just like you. A real person with a real family full of struggles, triumphs and tragedies. And those experiences led my partner and I down the path of making dehydrated bone broth. It can be hard to...

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