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gut health

What is a healthy gut and why is the gut microbiome important?

Having a ‘gut feeling’ isn’t just a turn of phrase. Our gut is called the second brain for a good…

What are beta-glucans and how do they improve gut health?

This is a fancy term for a type of soluble fiber. It consists of sugar molecules (polysaccharides) naturally housed in…

The powerhouse digestive smoothie recipe to improve gut health

Stomach bloat. It’s frustrating, embarrassing and often-times downright unfathomable. Is it the food you’re eating, stress, too much coffee, not…

What to eat to promote a balanced, healthy gut

Intestinal health is directly linked to the well-being of your whole body. The gut requires a balance of bacteria, which…

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What are essential fatty acids and why are they so important?

A change of heart turned into an opportunity of a lifetime for rugby player Carel Greeff

At the age of 23, he decided to leave rugby and pursue other directions in life. A year later an…

What makes olive oils different from one another?

Regardless of whether you are a foodie by choice or family cook by default, the words “extra virgin” on the…

BalanceTest quick guide

The Zinzino BalanceTest is a dried blood spot test that provides information about the balance of Omega-6 and Omega-3 essential fatty acids…