The internet is flooded with people claiming to be health experts and doling out cookie-cutter nutrition advice. Navigating the world of nutrition alone can be overwhelming and confusing. But I am here to hold your hand throughout your journey to a healthier, happier you. My name is Alethea Mills, a Gold Coast based Clinical Nutritionist with a Bachelor's Degree of Health Science in Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine. I'm passionate about helping people rediscover the spark of vitality deep within.

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Citrus Gut Gummies

Citrus Gut Gummies The benefits of these gummies are they are made on gelatin. Gelatin, contains amino acids, in fact, the same amino acids as collagen just with a different chemical structure. Gelatin contains proline, glycine and glutamine, to name a few. These amino acids are beneficial for collagen production, tissue and cartilage repair, healthy gut lining and can also help with sleep quality. Ingredients 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice8 tbsp grass-fed gelatin Instructions Place juice in a saucepan and gently heat on low heatSprinkle 1 tablespoon at a time onto the juice as it is heatingStir until gelatin has completely dissolvedPour into a silicone ice cube trayPlace in freezer ...

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Chia Seed Pudding

Chia Seed Pudding I'm often recommending this easy and quick to make dish that provides a sweet alternative whilst providing fibre, essential fatty acids (omegas) for vegans/vegetarians, magnesium, calcium and protein. Ingredients 1/2 cup chia seeds2.5 cups coconut/macadamia milk1/2 tsp vanilla powder1/4 cup shredded coconut1 tbsp sulphur-free sultanas Instructions Mix all ingredients in a mixing bowl until well combinedPlace the mixture in the refrigerator overnightSeperate into airtight jars or serveGarnish with berries or fruit of your choice Notes Add 2 tsp of cacao for a chocolate puddingAdd 2-4 tsp of maple syrup if you prefer a sweeter tasteCan substitute 1 cup of the milk for coconut waterThe texture will change ...

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Simple Homemade Vegemite

Super Easy Homemade Vegemite I often have an absolute hankering for vegemite and many years ago I read the ingredients and it left me a little hhmm.. Our much loved vegemite gained its taste from a range of added flavours in addition to colours and synthetic vitamins. The colours and flavours can play havoc on gastrointestinal function, particularly for the little humans. Here is a simple one you can make at home. Ingredients 140g black tahini100g tamari2 tbsp nutritional yeast 2 tsp apple cider vinegar I use Foods Alive nutritional yeast available on iHerb as they do not use synthetic vitamins. Instructions Mix together until very well blended and store in an airtight container in the fridge. "He just smiled and ...

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Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

Carrot Cake Overnight Oats This delicious breakfast is a simple answer to not having time in the morning for breakfast whilst gaining the benefits of beta-glucan which is a soluble fibre, beneficial for gut health and healthy cholesterol levels. The oats can be made the night before and stored in airtight jars in the fridge for a few days. They are great for breakfast or for snacks throughout the day. Ingredients 1/3 cup rolled oats1 tbsp chia seeds1 cup almond/oat milk1/2 cup grated carrot1 tbsp shredded coconut1 tbsp sultanas/raisins1 tsp ground cinnamon1 tsp vanilla powder1/2 - 1 tbsp pure maple syrup (if you wish to sweeten) Instructions Mix all ingredients together until well combinedPlace in airtight jars and store ...

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Is your Microbiome affecting your Athletic Performance?

What is the Gut Microbiome? The gastrointestinal microbiome/microbiota or gut microbiome is the microbes that reside in the intestines and can weigh up to 2 kilograms. The microbiome starts at birth from contact with the mother’s vagina and from skin contact in the following three to five days and then builds from the food the infant consumes and the environment they come into contact with. The microbiome stabilises from around the age of three years and evolves with age and food diversity. The microbiome consists of over 1000 species of bacteria which is over 3 million genes, this is 150 times more than the human genome! What makes it so special is approximately 1/3 of the microbiome is common to the general population, however 2/3 ...

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