If you have ever been on a diet you may notice that the last 5kg are always the hardest to lose. That’s because being on a ‘diet’ can damage your metabolism and slow down the fat burning process. Your body responds to the drop in calories and begins to store the energy consumed for future… View Article
Let’s take a look at some key definitions first, in order to understand what Protein really means to the human body. Macronutrient: a VITAL Nutrient required by the body, to provide life and to function efficiently. There are 5 Macro Nutrients; Water, Fibre, Carbs, Fats and PROTEIN. We MUST consume ALL 5 in order to… View Article
This is the last blog entry about the Health Star Rating! We hope you’ve found the previous weeks insightful and helpful, and that you can now make better, more informed decisions about the products you’re choosing off the supermarket shelf. Incase you missed last weeks post, here it is on the Health Star Rating –… View Article
We’re continuing to look at the elements of the Health Star Rating (HSR) system, and today we’re looking at sodium! We looked at Saturated Fat last week, so if you missed it, check it out here at Health Star Rating – Saturated Fat. What is sodium? Sodium is a mineral that your body uses to regulate… View Article
We’re looking at the different elements of the Health Star Rating system, which has been introduced to some food packaging in Australia recently, and we’re following on from last week when we talked about energy; what it is, how we get it and how much we should be getting.  Have a look at the previous… View Article
We’re continuing our look into the different components of the Health Star Rating (HSR) system that has recently been implemented onto Australian food packaging. We’ve already looked at what the system is and the component of protein in previous blogs, if you missed them here’s the blog about protein; Health Star Rating – Protein.   What… View Article
Many of our typical breakfast choices actually contain a LOT of sugar. When we consume sugar, it gives us a natural energy spike, we feel great for a short amount of time, but then it sends our insulin levels (the hormone that controls our blood sugar) into over drive and we start to feel sleepy,… View Article
We recently told you about the new Health Star Rating (HSR) system that will be introduced not only to our packaging, but any food products that choose to display it in Australia. It is a rating system that shows the nutritional benefits of a food product with stars; the more stars, the more nutritious. It… View Article
We are bombarded with so much information about food, brands and nutrition, it’s hard to determine what’s genuinely good for you through all that noise. Recently, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) have introduced a rating system which will help in determining the nutritional benefits (or lack of) from different food products. The Health Star… View Article
Lindseed and Flaxseed You’ll find linseed, also known as flaxseeds in our bread and the reason for this is our bodies essential need for the ingredient. Although it is from a plant (which is why it is perfect for vegans and vegetarians) linseed/flaxseed oil differs from most other vegetable oils as it provides both linoleic… View Article
When you think whey protein, what do you think? Used by bodybuilders to help burn fat and develop muscle? Well you’re right, but it has come a long way over the years and is now being used by athletes and exercisers at all levels. But did you know whey protein also has many other positive… View Article
Although some people might want to use egg whites to whip up a meringue, we’ve chosen to use egg whites for their amazing health benefits in our bread. Egg whites are a nutritious, high energy source of protein without the added calories or cholesterol. One single, large egg can contain almost the entire recommended amount of… View Article
The flavoursome, versatile, tasty AND healthy all-mighty-almond (that is available year round), provides us with Almond Meal. Almond Meal, commonly referred to as Almond flour, is simply natural or unbleached ground almonds. Huh, that simple right! Sitting down with a bag of Almonds and munching away at them unconsciously can be easy, and the best… View Article
Our Protein Bread, hinted in its name, is packed full of natural protein which has a huge benefit in helping you feel fuller for longer. Along with this we have thrown in a bunch of Chia Seeds which do the same thing! But what’s even better… Chia Seed are now deemed as a ‘super food’… View Article