A basic understanding of healthy eating and food preparation can equip teens and adults living with disability to make healthier choices with greater independence. Whether it’s learning how to use a microwave or prepare their food, understanding portion sizes, or knowing the importance of eating vegetables, they can quickly develop a valuable skill-set around their food and diet.
Interestingly, scientific studies have shown a connection between our brain development and the bacteria found in our gut, known as the gut microbiome. The question is: what can we do to improve our levels of healthy gut bacteria? In this article, we explore the connection between the brain and the gut microbiome.
You might have heard the saying, “fail to plan, plan to fail” – but did you know this little phrase could be referring to your diet? In this article, we’ll show you how the simple act of meal planning can help you stay on track with healthy eating – and how Hit 100 can make reaching your health goals even easier (and tastier!).
Feeling moody, irritable or emotional is often dismissed as just ‘part of life’. But while it’s not unusual to experience mood swings from time to time, irregular emotional behaviour that occurs on a regular basis may be an indication of a more serious underlying trigger.