To celebrate the humble pulse this World Pulses Day we’ve put together a list of our favourite ways to use beans, peas and lentils… 1. Summer smoothies for breakfast: A healthy breakfast sets you up for a day of healthier eating and on warmer mornings smoothies make the perfect quick and easy option. But have … Continue reading
The Whole 30 diet is famous for its focus on fresh produce and lean protein….alongside the exclusion of grains, legumes, dairy and more. We’ve taken a look at the research behind the restrictive 30 day plan. Read more on Whole 30 here.
In Australia, Nordic nations are best known for their chilly climate, flat-pack furniture, and addictive TV crime shows, but why not their whole grain habits? This Whole Grain Week, we’re encouraging you to eat like the Danish – who enjoy more than three times the amount of whole grain than most Aussies! Our second Whole Grain Week … Continue reading
GLNC’s 2018 Grains Audit revealed that almost half the grain foods in Australian supermarkets were a good source of fibre, with between 4-7g per serve! Click here to see the full breakdown for rice, pasta and noodles.
In late November last year the team from GLNC headed to Adelaide for the 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Clinical Nutrition (APCCN). With the theme ‘Nutrition Solutions for a Changing World,’ APCCN brought together nutrition scientists from across the globe to share the latest in nutrition research. Read on for a wrap-up of the key … Continue reading
As another year draws to a close, we’ve been looking at key trends for 2018 – so what’s influencing innovation and driving consumer behaviour for the year to come? “A key trend is a genuine growth opportunity. It’s a set of changes in consumer beliefs and behaviours, leading to a change in a market. It’s … Continue reading
While young Aussies are forking out on pricey supplements in a bid to build muscle and cut weight, new evidence has revealed an unexpected source of protein: the humble loaf of bread. The new findings, from the Grains & Legumes Nutrition Council’s (GLNC) annual food category audit, revealed that close to one in every five … Continue reading
By Alexandra Locke After a 30% drop in grains consumption in 2014 (1) and plenty of talk about the benefits of the paleo, diet, the dangers of gluten and the plus side to cutting carbs, we’re now seeing a shift in media perspective, with a much more positive outlook for grains overall! With the right … Continue reading
In the first study of its kind, it’s been revealed that Australians are getting just half the grain based fibre needed for good health! The research highlights an opportunity for Australians to boost their health, simply by increasing fibre intake from grains. Read more here.
By Helen Tran, APD Wheat has featured in the human diet for more than 8,500 years, but more recently the media has led us to question if wheat is good for our health. A recent example of this manipulation of consumer perception is the documentary ‘What’s with Wheat?’hosted by Australian Nutritionist, Cyndi O’Meara. But it’s … Continue reading