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Reducing emissions: Life Cycle Assessment

A ‘Life Cycle Assessment’ or LCA is a methodology used to measure the actual and potential environmental impacts of all stages of a product’s supply chain. This includes everything from farming all the raw ingredients to final disposal of the glass bottle, or better known as “Cradle to Grave.” Unrooted...

The Gut Microbiome: What It Is and Why It’s Important

What exactly is the gut microbiome? The gut microbiome consists of trillions of microorganisms including viruses, bacteria and fungi which live along the digestive tract. We hold ten times more bacteria cells than human cells! The colonisation of the gut is initiated at birth and is influenced throughout life by...

The Gut Microbiome: Optimising The Microbiome Through The Diet

If you’ve read part one of this article, The Gut Microbiome: What It Is and Why It’s Important, you’ll have the background on why we’re highlighting how to optimise the gut microbiome in this article. As a reminder from part one, the most important element of a healthy gut is...

What The Research Says About Baobab

Baobab is a native African fruit, in more recent years the western world has started to explore the nutritional benefits of the baobab fruit and how it can support our overall health. Baobab contains a whole host of nutrients, these include: Vitamin C, manganese, iron, calcium and potassium. In addition...

What The Research Says About Baobab – Part Two

Following on from Part One of this article where we highlighted the role of Baobab on supporting cognitive function and gut health, this part of the article will present the impact Baobab may have on sustained energy levels, rehydration and skin health too. Maintaining energy levels in the 21st century...

The Role of Vitamin C in Overall Health

Vitamin C is a well understood micronutrient, it’s a water soluble vitamin which means it can’t be stored in the body and thus sources should be consumed daily. Consuming adequate intakes is possible through the diet (the recommended intake in the UK is 40mg per day), especially when sufficient amounts...