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

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

Protein Powder Explained

A muscular young man wearing black, on a black background, holding a jar of protein powder.

The importance of protein cannot be oversold. Did you know that every cell in your body contains protein? Do you need a protein supplement? Protein really is the building block of every part of you, so you need a plentiful supply of it to grow and maintain your health. Proteins are actually chains of around … Read more

Time to Read Up on Resistant Starch

a bowl of vegan cocnut rice pudding with berries - high in resistant starch

Not all starch is created equal… When people first jump on board the paleo or low carb/ high fat bandwagon, they can be very quick to shout from the rooftops “All carbs are evil. Down with carbs, down with starch! blah blah blah, bacon, mmm….” etc etc Or at least something along those lines 😉 … Read more

Omega-3, the good fat

A selection of foods rich in Omega 3 fatty acids

If you think all fat is a no-no, think again. Omega-3 is incredibly good for you. Fat is not a dirty word when it comes to health. In fact, certain fats are – literally – essential. Omega-3s are called ‘essential fatty acids’ (EFAs), meaning the body requires them for optimal functioning, but they cannot be … Read more