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‘Digestive Breath Test’ App FoodMarble Tells You Why You’re Bloated

3 Mins Read Digestive issues are tricky and deeply individual. For some, spicy foods are the ultimate trigger of stomach pains, while others experience bloating after consuming fruit salad. Simply put, there’s no one-sized-fits-all approach – and it’s precisely why solutions to digestive problems are so hard to come by. But one digital health startup, FoodMarble, believes its […]

Starbucks & Co: It’s Time To Scrap Your Plant-Based Milk Tax

2 Mins Read A spokesperson for global campaign Veganuary described the surcharge for customers ordering coffee with plant-based milks in many cafés a “vegan tax”, and that it should be removed to encourage people to try vegan options. Given that Asia is home to a large lactose-intolerant population, companies that charge customers extra for choosing plant-milk are not […]

Turmeric Is 2016’s Superfood Of The Year: Here’s Why It’s So Powerful

5 Mins Read If you’re a committed health enthusiast, then you’re probably already familiar with turmeric, and there’s a good chance that you already include it in your healthy lifestyle repertoire. Or perhaps you are just starting your wellness journey, and you’ve noticed more and more headlines about this super-spice. Either way, in their 2016 Food Trends report, Google deemed […]

Listen To Your Gut – Why Ferments Are Vital To Good Health

5 Mins Read Ten years ago the terms microbes, gut bacteria and probiotics were not part of most people’s daily vocabulary. Fast forward to 2014, and it feels like barely a week goes by without another big news article about the importance of the over 100 trillion (yes, over 100, 000, 000, 000, 000) bacteria in our gut. The probiotic […]