Collagen Gummies – The Pros and Cons

Collagen Gummies - red, orange and purple - in close up.

You might not be familiar with them yet, but collagen gummies are inching their way onto Australian pharmacy shelves and into online stores. 3 or 4 years ago you were hard-pushed to find anything about collagen on the beauty pages bar collagen serums and face creams and the odd promo for cosmetic procedures involving collagen … Read more

Nutty Carrot and Oat Protein Bread Recipe

Nutty Carrot and Oat Protein Bread

There’s a reason why people bake cakes or bread in their kitchen just before opening their house for a sale inspection. Few things say comfort and home like the scent of freshly baked goods – and our nutty carrot and oat protein bread is the prime example. Falling halfway between a cake and a bread, … Read more

Collagen Gummies

Collagen gummies - multi-coloured supplement gummies spilling from a white bottle

If you have any interest in the current wellness or beauty trends, you’ll be aware that collagen powder and other types of collagen supplement are causing a stir at the moment. One form of collagen peptides that has yet to really grab consumers’ imaginations here in Australia, but which is already hugely popular in the … Read more

Kids Protein Powder

Kids protein powder - Milk powder in spoon from can and baby bottle milk on wooden table background

With protein powder being so common in both gym lockers and on kitchen shelves, it’s not really surprising that there is increasing interest in kids protein powder and that they are starting to appear on the market. But are kids protein powders safe? Should you look at adding them to your child’s diet? And which … Read more

Vegan Collagen – Furphy or Real?

Coffee and vegan collagen powder on wooden board. Vegan collagen supplement with cappuccino.

Collagen is big news. Almost overnight, the collagen supplement market has mushroomed into a multi-million dollar business. Collagen powder can be found on pharmacy shelves and at the local supermarket. Magazines carry photos of celebrities claiming their apparently ageless ageing is down to a specific collagen serum. And social media influencers are all over Insta … Read more

Collagen Powder – Collagen Peptides and Hydrolysed Collagen

Collagen triple helix - collagen powder (collagen peptides and hydrolysed collagen) are formed from this.

If you have dipped your toe into the wonderful world of the collagen supplement, you’ll know that there are not only an endless range of brands to choose from, but also that collagen powder appears to come in a number of forms – collagen protein, hydrolysed collagen (or hydrolyzed), collagen peptides and hydrolyzed collagen peptides … Read more

Collagen Powder – Animal, Marine & Plant-Based

Collagen powder. Natural supplement. Marine collagen powder on the background of stones. Healthy lifestyle concept. Hydrolyzed collagen in a glass jar.

The collagen supplement business has exploded over the last couple of years. Suddenly it seems as if every major beauty brand and a whole army of social media influencers are either promoting a new collagen powder or attempting to convince you of the magical properties of a collagen cream. In this article, we’re going to … Read more

Protein Powder – Soy, Rice, Pea, Hemp, Collagen, Spirulina & Vegan Protein Powder Blends

Bodybuilder with plant-based protein powder against black background

Whether you wish to build muscle mass, supplement your regular diet, pack in nutrients as you train for a sporting event, compensate for skipping meals or are even trying to lose weight, there are many reasons to take protein powder. Why Choose a Vegan Protein Powder? There are just as many reasons why people choose … Read more

Best Cardio Exercises (aerobic workouts you can do at home)

@ men in a gym with skipping ropes. Jumping rope is one of the best cardio exercises.

Cardiovascular workouts are all about getting your heart pumping and whilst going for a run may be one of the easiest ways to do this, that’s not the only option available. Exercises To Get Your Heart Pumping My physiotherapist loves to tell me that running is the most natural form of exercise. Well not for … Read more

Burning Calories – 40 Tips for Burning Calories in Daily Life (Part 2),

A young couple prepping a meal together. Healthy food for burning calories.

If you want to lose weight, knowing how many calories are going into your body is only half the battle. You also want to know how to shift them. And if you can master burning calories as part of your everyday routine, even better! Understanding Calories and how to torch them This is Part 2 … Read more

Burning Calories – 40 Tips for Burning Calories in Daily Life (Part 1)

A young woman in her kitchen, holding broccoli in one hand and a book in the other, worrying about burning calories.

You want to get in shape and lose a couple of kilos. You’ve started counting the calories going in at meal times, but how do you take them off over the course of the day? Torching Calories the easy way Don’t disappear! Burning calories may be easier than you think, as we explain below. This … Read more

High Protein Banana Bread Recipe

High Protein Banana Bread Loaf, wrapped in brown paper and string, on a wooden table

Banana bread is a staple of cafes and bakeries the length and breadth of Australia and for good reason. It’s delicious and filling. And if you follow our high protein banana bread recipe, it can be virtually guilt-free as well! Many of us view banana bread as a healthy snack. After all, it’s got fruit … Read more

Easy Banana Oats Protein Pancakes

Banan oats protein pancakes recipe with fresh strawberries and nuts

In this delicious and simple recipe, bananas and oats are blitzed in the blender to make irresistibly fluffy protein pancakes. Confession time. I’ve been hearing about high protein pancakes made from naturally sweet, ripe bananas and low GI rolled oats, all knocked together in a blender, and it got me thinking. The idea of a … Read more

14 Benefits of Cardio

Benefits of cardio shown by a spin class working out in a row.

We all know that cardio exercise is good for us, but do you understand why? What are the benefits of cardio and how often should you do it? Cardio exercise. Love it or hate it we all know that we should be doing it. But whether you are a keen runner or a chilled-out rower, … Read more

Collagen Explained

A young woman touching her face. Collagen stops the wrinkles forming in the focus bubbles.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you must be aware that all things collagen – from powders to serums – are everywhere at the moment. But what is collagen? Why is it suddenly being promoting by every Instagram influencer and beauty blogger under the sun? And what can it do for you? What is … Read more