Everyday Health

Autumn Health: stay healthy through the season

So why is autumn health so important? It feels as though we’ve made an overnight switch of seasons, with a sudden change to the warm days, misty mornings and rich seasonal colours that autumn brings us. The return to school for those with children and move to spend more time inside may mean more challenges

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Gut friendly sandwich recipe suggestion
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Gut friendly sandwich number 3

Our final gut healthy ‘sandwich’ recipe for British Sandwich Week is one that has become a real trend over the past few years – based on the very fashionable and over-talked about ‘avocado toast’. Adding sauerkraut to your avocado toast will help to support your microbiome, whilst also tasting great – and it’s super-easy to

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Gut friendly sandwich recipe suggestion
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Gut friendly sandwich number 2

Gut-healthy bread doesn’t have to be sourdough and we have found a fantastic gut-friendly recipe at www.jessicacox.com.au. It is free from common allergens (gluten, dairy, eggs, yeast, sugar) and full of wholefoods (wholegrains, protein and fats), making it dense and nutritional and possibly better suited to an open sandwich on thick slices. Bread recipe Ingredients

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Gut friendly sandwich recipe suggestion
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Gut friendly sandwich number 1

This week is British Sandwich Week and the sandwich has long been the go-to lunch for us Brits. There are so many sandwich options available, but unfortunately many are not supportive of health and particularly gut-friendly health. To help you with ideas for supporting your gut whilst also enjoying a traditional sandwich, we have three

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Gut healthy salad recipe suggestion
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Gut healthy salad recipe #2

We promised you some nutritious and delicious gut healthy salad recipes for the warmer months and here is number 2. It’s another easy recipe that includes anti-inflammatory omega-3 fats from oily fish with vegetables to supply lots of fibre (particularly fennel – another vegetable you may not have tried before), bitter leaves to support gallbladder

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All you need to know about fibre and how it can benefit you
Gut Health

What you need to know about fibre

Fibre is a common word that most of us are aware of and know that we need it in our diet to help prevent constipation. But what exactly is it, where does it come from and what does it do? Fibre is often linked with preventing constipation, but is this true and how does it

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Rediscover 100 vegetables for a healthy gut
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100 vegetables for a healthy gut

Curious as to what are the best vegetables for a healthy gut? Want to know how they benefit your gut and why you should be eating them? The fibre from the vegetables we eat provides food for the bacteria in our gut. These fibres are indigestible by humans but are broken down easily by our

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Start the warm weather with a gut healthy salad recipe inspired by ProVen Probiotics
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Gut healthy salad recipe

Although temperatures have fallen once again, we had a lovely glimpse of spring last week and thought it was the perfect time to start to introduce some nutritious and delicious gut healthy salad recipes for the warmer months. This first recipe is easy, but includes an ingredient that you might not have tried before –

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Discover an Easter favourite with our gut-friendly hot cross buns
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Gut Friendly Hot Cross Buns

Good Friday marks the end of Lent in the Christian calendar and hot cross buns are said to be eaten to mark the end of the fasting period.  Whilst the concept of buns has Pagan roots, hot cross buns have become linked to Christianity as the cross on the buns is said to signify Jesus’

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Enjoy your Chocolate-fest as part of a healthy protein snack - ProVen Probiotics
Food and Drink

Helping your gut deal with chocolate overload

Over-indulging in chocolate this Easter? Many of us will be giving and receiving Easter eggs and spending much of today (and maybe the next few days or weeks!) over-indulging in a chocolate-fest. What can we do to mitigate the effects and keep our gut health on track? Chocolate has become a key element of our

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National Complementary Therapy Week in March 2020 | ProVen
Everyday Health

National Complementary Therapy Week

#complementarytherapy  #therapyweek As this week is National Complementary Therapy Week, we have written a short explanation of 10 complementary therapies that might be of interest to you. Naturopathy A Naturopath works with a combination of a number of natural (complementary) therapies including nutrition, homeopathy, acupuncture, iridology, herbal medicine, functional testing and other newer methods such

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Kids Health

Helping our kids back to school – Part 2

Yesterday we published Part 1 of our suggestions for supporting our children’s health as they return to school over the next couple of weeks and beyond. Today, we are focusing on ideas for healthy meal options throughout the day. We have based these on the general principles we wrote about yesterday and included links to

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Kids Health

Helping our kids back to school – Part 1

Our children are heading back to school and, whilst it is great that they will be with their friends and learning face-to-face once again, both parents and kids are experiencing a range of emotions at the prospect. These emotions range from elation to sadness, joy to trepidation, anticipation to fear and it is useful to

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Eating disorder awareness week and how this can benefit our microbiome
Mental Health

Eating Disorder Awareness Week – can our microbiome help?

How you (and the microbiome) can help to support somebody with an eating disorder This week is Eating Disorder Awareness Week (EDAW) in the UK – an international awareness event designed to fight the myths and misunderstandings around eating disorders, including anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder and EDNOS (eating disorder not otherwise specified). This year

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Healthy protein smoothie for a healthy gut
Food and Drink

Healthy Protein Smoothies

Today (27th February) is National Protein Day in America and we thought it was a good time to focus on this key nutrient and to bring you a simple recipe to help support your daily protein intake. Protein is one of our key macronutrients (along with carbohydrates and fats) and comes from a variety of

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