• Five Health Benefits of Collagen

    Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body.  It makes up the connective tissues found in tendons, ligaments, muscles, and skin.  In fact, it makes up one third the protein in the body. The major function of collagen is to make up the structural and support components that hold us together – essentially it is the glue.  It also plays roles in the formation of teeth, hair and nails, blood vessels and even blood clotting.  Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about collagen!   The Different Types of Collagen: There are a...
  • The Benefits of Supplementing With MCTs

    MCTs or Medium Chain Triglycerides have become a popular supplement these days, for increasing the amount of healthy fat in the diet.  MCTs can be used to help fat supplement a diet that is high in fat, such as a keto, low carb or high protein diet.  MCTs are sourced from palm and coconut oil and are usually sold as an oil liquid supplement, but can also be found as a powdered ingredient, added to supplements such as protein powders and creamers. Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about MCTs and why you should be using them...
  • 7 Healthy Benefits of Using Probiotics

    Probiotics are the ‘good’ live bacteria that can help keep your gut healthy.  These probiotics can be consumed via fermented foods, yoghurt or via supplementation.  Most probiotic supplements come from either Lactobacillus or Bifidobacterium.  Probiotics promote a healthy balance of gut bacteria, which is essential to digestive health and even immune health, but that’s not all.  Here is an overview of the 7 health benefits of probiotics and how to take them! Help Boost Your Immune Function Probiotics encourage the growth of ‘good’ bacteria...
  • What is Colostrum – Nutrition, Research and Benefits

    What is Colostrum? Colostrum is a milky fluid of the breast produced by humans, cows and basically mammals before breast milk is released.  Colostrum is nutrient dense and contains high levels of antibodies, immune factors, growth hormones, vitamins, minerals and digestive enzymes.  Colostrum promotes growth, immune and gut health.  Although mammals produce colostrum, supplements are usually made from bovine colostrum. What’s in Colostrum? Colostrum is richer in nutrients than your average milk.  It’s actually higher in protein, magnesium, a...