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108Labs To Launch Cell-Based ‘Whole-Human Infant Formula’ With Antibodies Against Pathogens

3 Mins Read Cellular agriculture biotech 108Labs is developing “whole-human infant formula” that contains the biosimilar secretory antimicrobial antibodies from mother’s milk. The discovery, made during the development of its patent-pending Colostrupedics formula, could provide newborns with protection against gastrointestinal pathogens, putting 108Labs’ cell-based solution at the forefront of disrupting the infant nutrition market.  108Labs, the U.S.-based biotech […]

Singapore’s WhatIF Foods To Launch Climate-Resilient Vegan ‘BamNut’ Milks

4 Mins Read Singapore-based WhatIF Foods, the sustainable foods brand launched by food tech NamZ, is planning to launch its new plant-based milk line next year. The vegan-friendly milk will be made from Bambara groundnut, a climate-resilient crop that can grow in harsh environments while also regenerating the land it is planted in.  WhatIF Foods is now ramping up […]

Singapore Startup NamZ Launches Climate-Resilient Sustainable Food Brand

3 Mins Read NamZ, a Singapore food tech developing “future fit” foods using climate-resilient crops, has just launched a range of sustainable food products under its new brand WhatIF Foods. Products include shakes, soups and noodles, all of which are designed to be nutritious yet convenient for consumers. The company hopes that it will help bolster Singapore’s food […]

Global Race For Plant Food Innovation As Consumer Demand Continues To Skyrocket

3 Mins Read Consumer demand for plant-based proteins has accelerated, and manufacturers are now racing to compete in what is quickly becoming a highly competitive market. There is little sign of slowdown: companies are focused on innovating quality plant-based ingredients to keep up with increasingly healthy and environmentally conscious consumers, backed by the latest scientific research on the […]

New Harvard Study Says You Don’t Need Meat, Plant-Based Diet Provides Complete Nutrition

3 Mins Read In a recent study published in Scientific Reports, researchers confirmed that all our nutritional needs can be satisfied without eating meat. In addition to being nutritionally sound, choosing plant-based alternatives would be more environmentally optimal, and conserve more protein and energy than conventional meat. Faced with our global climate breakdown, biodiversity loss and health epidemic, […]

Why DNAFit Is The Answer To Your Quantified Self – Take Control Of Your Health

5 Mins Read In recent years, a movement called ‘Quantified Self‘ has been gaining ground. The idea is to use all kinds of available technology- including the latest science and medical advancements- to track and measure all the factors that lead to optimal health – know as ‘biohacking.’ Unsurprisingly the movement has its origins in Silicon Valley: ambitious, workaholic […]

A Chat With Nutritional Therapist Extraordinaire Alice Mackintosh About Her New Book The Happy Kitchen – Good Mood Food

8 Mins Read Green Queen Editor-in-Chief Sonalie Figueiras talks to her good friend Alice Mackintosh, aka UK Nutritional Therapist Extraordinaire about The Happy Kitchen – Good Mood Food (Shortbooks), Mackintosh’s newly published cookbook. Below the latter shares how the book came about, why what you eat impacts how you feel and how she starts the day food-wise.  How did […]

Why A DNAFit Test Is THE Best Way To Choose Your Workout & Diet

5 Mins Read There are countless workouts out there: from powerlifting to running to yoga to Crossfit, your body can be challenged in a wide variety of ways. But what actually works? And what’s the best fit (!) for your particular physique and body? And what about on the diet front? Should you be counting calories? Is your […]

I Got A DNAFit Test And Here’s What I Learned About My Health

6 Mins Read You know those people who tell you their genes are the reason they are overweight/out of shape/love to gorge on carbs? You can now call bullshit on those people thanks to the lovely folks at Absolute DNA, who have brought DNAFit genotype testing kits to our fair city. It’s really hard to argue with DNA. DNAFit […]

5 Ancient Super Grains You Need In Your Life (And Your Diet)

6 Mins Read Ancient grains, sometimes also called heritage grains, have been gaining in popularity as an alternative to the monolith that has become wheat thanks to the fact that they have not been over-manipulated after decades of industrial agriculture. As such, ancient grains are GMO-free, far more nutritious, and still have a lot of the properties that made them […]

8 Simple Ways To Reduce Anxiety Naturally

4 Mins Read While there is no substitute for consulting with a mental health professional to address your condition, if you suffer from anxiety there are some natural options that can help improve your symptoms. Get your heart rate up. Exercise has been shown to reduce anxiety symptoms in many studies. Sweating it out gets your blood flowing and […]

Green Queen Predicts: Health & Wellness Trends 2016

6 Mins Read It looks to be an exciting year for health & wellness, and Green Queen shares her predictions for what will be 2016’s biggest trends. 1. Bowl Everything Mark our words, this coming year the already-huge-on Instagram fad is going to take over IRL. Buddha bowls, smoothie bowls, rice bowls, poke, salad bowls, veggie bowls…Whatever you call […]

Paleo Diet Discussion: Exploring The Legume Question

5 Mins Read Say Goodbye To Beans One of the most controversial aspects about following a paleo diet is the requirement to give up legumes (aka beans, pulses, peas). That means no more baked beans, no more dahl (a lot of Indian food is out), no more hummus (same goes for Middle Eastern), no more refried beans, no […]