Easy Healthy Work Lunch Tips 

 

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Too often we are caught running out the door forgetting to take something for lunch, leaving us to purchase something from the limited options at the local café. Meal prepping is a great way to ensure we eat healthy, save money and stress less about the all too familiar morning rush. So where to start?  

 

What is SIBO? 

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SIBO occurs when the small intestine develops an overgrowth of its bacteria population, hence the name Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth. Also known as Blind Loop Syndrome, this condition occurs due to the slowing down of the contractions in the digestion tract therefore creating a buildup of waste products, leading to the bacterial overload.   

How to eat healthy with busy schedules?

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Frequently we hear the challenges involved with eating healthy, nutritious meals when you’re working late, too tired and seeking quick and convenient meals. So how can you overcome some of these barriers?

Prebiotic vs Probiotics

 

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To maintain a happy and healthy gut our bodies need a daily combination of prebiotics and probiotics. A few months of sustainable dietary changes is required to improve your gut health, hence consistent intake of prebiotics and probiotics is key!   

 

Calcium 

Calcium 

 

Calcium is important to build and help maintain strong healthy bones and teeth, and plays a role in muscle and nerve function. Adequate calcium intake can prevent or reduce the risk of osteoporosis (a condition, where calcium is lost from the bones, making the bones weaker, fragile, and more prone to fractures). 

  

 

Solutions for Acid Reflux

 

 

Heartburn, indigestion and acid reflux can all occur when the acid in your stomach goes back up the esophagus, leading to a painful and burning sensation. This can occur during pregnancy, wearing tight fitted clothing, smoking, alcohol, caffeine, eating large meals in one sitting or medications, due to increased acid secretions or pressures on the stomach.

 

Understanding the effect of carbohydrates on weight.

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Did you know carbohydrates aren’t just found in breads, pastas or rice?

Reading Nutrition Labels:

 

Nutrition Labels

 

Understanding nutrition labels can be challenging. There's a lot of information there, so knowing what to look for when selecting products can be a bit confusing. No need to worry, we are here to help! We have put together a list of our top tips to help you navigate the nutrition label and make healthier choices where possible. 

 

 

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