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Testing our love of BARLEYmax® – Part 2

Part 1 reported on a BARLEYmax® consumption trial that found a link with feelings of…
October 28, 2022
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Testing our love of BARLEYmax® – Part 1

It’s no secret that The Healthy Grain team quite simply, love BARLEYmax®. Whether it’s a…
October 24, 2022
Food and health - barley

Stay Well in Winter: A Happy Gut How-To Guide

With winter well and truly making it’s presence felt these days, it’s easy to lose…
May 12, 2022
Show your heart some love - Heart shaped bowls fruit salad.

Show your heart some love

Wholegrains play a very important role in maintaining good heart health. Specifically, the fibre found…
February 27, 2022
A healthy sandwich for lunch

Level Up Your Lunch

Our guide to a gut-loving lunch will have you fuelled through your afternoon and well…
January 25, 2022
portion control

Staying in (Portion) Control

Ever wondered what ‘portion control’ actually means? How much is a portion – and why…
April 6, 2021
Time for a trip to the Mediterranean

Time For A Trip To The Mediterranean

As much as a trip to the Mediterranean would be nice – unfortunately for most…
March 1, 2021
Need to know: Pre-diabetes

Need To Know: Pre-Diabetes

If you’ve been told by your doctor that you’re pre-diabetic, you should consider yourself lucky.…
December 17, 2020
Happy, healthy holidays this festive season

Happy, Healthy Holidays

Make this festive season your healthiest yet, with these simple tips.   Hydration With a…
December 14, 2020
Good for your gut pantry staples

Good For Your Gut Pantry Staples

Build a healthy, gut-loving pantry with these staples to see you through breakfast, lunch, dinner…
December 7, 2020
Gut health drinks - Let's look at kombucha, kefir, tea and water

Gut Health? We’ll Drink To That!

It seems as though there is a new product arriving on our supermarket shelves each…
November 30, 2020
Happy Gut Snacks

Happy Gut Snacks

Simple but smart snacking choices can make a big difference when it comes to maintaining…
November 23, 2020
Minimise your heart disease risk factors

Need to Know : Minimise Your Heart Disease Risk Factors

It is estimated that 1.2 million Australians have one or more conditions related to heart…
November 13, 2020
The rise and rise of plant-based meat

The Rise & Rise Of Plant-Based Meat

Once upon a time, milk came from a cow and the term ‘meat’ referred to…
November 9, 2020
Fermented food. Time For A Suprise For Your Gut Health

Time For A Suprise For Your Gut Health

In 1943 Australian diggers fighting the Japanese army in New Guinea were in for at…
November 4, 2020
The Breakfast Blueprint

The Breakfast Blueprint

We know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But how do…
October 13, 2020
The Flexitarian Diet

The Spotlight On : The Flexitarian Diet

If you’re thinking it’s some sort of yoga or gymnastics inspired diet – rest easy.…
September 28, 2020
6 Steps To Good Gut Health

6 Steps To Good Gut Health

With more research being regularly made available about the importance of gut health, it can…
September 24, 2020

What Everyone’s Talking About: Collagen

If you’ve walked down the supermarket aisle of late, you’d no doubt have noticed a…
September 14, 2020
Dietary Fibre & The Baby Boomer Woman

Celebrating Women’s Health Week – Dietary Fibre & The Baby Boomer Woman

As part of Women’s Health Week, we’re looking at the link between the gut and…
September 11, 2020
Celebrating Women's Health Week - Dietary Fibre & The Generation Y Woman

Celebrating Women’s Health Week – Dietary Fibre & The Generation Y Woman

As part of Women’s Health Week, we’re looking at the link between the gut and…
September 9, 2020
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Need To Know : IBS

The term IBS is quite often used, thrown around here and there to describe a…
August 31, 2020
Wholegrains for healthy ageing

Wholegrains For Healthy Ageing

Small but mighty, wholegrains sure do pack a punch when it comes to keeping us…
August 24, 2020
Should you really go gluten free?

Should You Really Go Gluten Free?

A quick stroll of the aisles of your local supermarket will have you thinking that,…
August 17, 2020
Don't be Fooled by the Number on Your Bathroom Scales

Don’t be Fooled by the Number on Your Bathroom Scales

The old bathroom scales. Some of us love them, some of us hate them, some…
August 3, 2020
Dinner Rut Busters

Dinner Rut Busters

Feeling like you’re cooking the same thing over, and over again? If you’re feeling rather…
July 13, 2020
Does Our Skin Reflect The Health of Our Gut?

Does Our Skin Reflect The Health of Our Gut?

With the skin being the largest organ of the body, and the gut now being…
July 6, 2020
Winter Blues – Be Gone!

Winter Blues – Be Gone!

Hands up if you’ve got a case of the winter blues right now. Perhaps you’re…
June 29, 2020
Athletic Performance and The Gut Microbiome

Athletic Performance and The Gut Microbiome

These days it seems that the health of nearly every part of the body is…
June 22, 2020
Is Kombucha all it’s cracked up to be?

Is Kombucha All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

If there’s one thing we can all agree on about kombucha, it’s that it has…
June 15, 2020

So, You’ve Got a Fussy Eater on Your Hands

Got a fussy eater on your hands who is making dinner time feel a bit…
June 9, 2020
Fundamental Immunity

Fundamental Immunity

With the changing of seasons, it’s inevitable that most of us will pick up some…
June 2, 2020
How to get your kids to happily eat wholegrains

How To Get Your Kids To Happily Eat Wholegrains

Parents – raise your hand if you feel my pain. Serving up healthy, nutritious, well-balanced…
May 25, 2020
A recipe for healthy bones

A Recipe for Healthy Bones

How often do you consider the health of your bones? I know, it’s quite a…
May 18, 2020
Are your healthy habits actually healthy?

Are Your Healthy Habits Actually Healthy?

How many little things do you do during your day because they’re good for you?…
May 4, 2020

5 Ways to Reduce Your Type 2 Diabetes Risk Factors

Do you know how many Australians have diabetes? According to Diabetes Australia, there are 1.7…
May 4, 2020
Meat-Free Monday

Meat-Free Monday 

You may have heard of the ‘Meat-Free Monday’ concept that’s become popular over the last…
April 27, 2020
Healthy Sleep Habits

Healthy Sleep Habits

Hands up if you’ve been struggling to sleep of late? You’re not alone. With our…
April 23, 2020
The Skinny on Intermittent Fasting

The Skinny on Intermittent Fasting

If your jeans are feeling a little tighter today after a weekend of Easter indulgence,…
April 15, 2020
4 Steps to Manage Stress

4 Steps to Manage Stress

There’s no denying that we’re living in challenging times – and that with these times,…
April 9, 2020
A bunch of flours

A Bunch of Flours

Hands up if you’ve noticed the (seemingly) thousands of recipes for banana bread that have…
April 9, 2020
Why is it important to have a healthy gut microbiome?

Why is it Important to have a Healthy Gut Microbiome?

We’ve talked many times on this blog about the gut microbiome, it’s effects on different…
April 2, 2020
Gut Microbiome, Immunity and Respiratory Infections

Gut Microbiome, Immunity and Respiratory Infections

The coronavirus pandemic has us all casting around for ways to help protect ourselves and…
March 27, 2020
The Gut Reset Guide

The Gut Reset Guide

Looking to get back to your healthy habits now that the silly season is (well…
February 18, 2020

The Healthy Grain becomes Proud Affiliate of The Gut Foundation

Founded by the Gastroenterological Society of Australia in 1983,  The Gut Foundation was created to…
February 12, 2020

Keep that Ticker Ticking! 6 Steps to a Healthier Heart

We all know that a healthy heart is the key factor in helping us to…
November 21, 2019

Demystifying the Low-FODMAP Diet

If you’re feeling like each day there’s a new diet that the media recommends you…
November 21, 2019

4 Steps to a Happy, Healthy Silly Season

With the ‘silly’ season approaching at the speed of light, it’s easy to let our…
November 12, 2019

What Makes a Wholegrain ‘Whole’?

Wholegrains. We know that they are tiny but fierce nutritional superheroes that can really pack…
October 25, 2019

Balance – On A Plate.

So often we hear about the importance of eating a ‘balanced diet’. But what does…
October 7, 2019

Can a Healthy Gut Help You Perform Better At The Gym?

These days we all know that gut health plays a huge role in our overall…
October 1, 2019

Good Carbs v Bad Carbs

It seems these days, carbs are getting a bad rap. Left off dinner plates across…
August 21, 2019

Busting The (Whole) Grain Myth.

In an age of “Facebook Science” where wellness warriors carry more influence than university-trained nutrition…
August 9, 2019

The Power of Antioxidants

Antioxidants. Most of us have heard of them – quite often, in the context of…
July 19, 2019
The Gut Reset Guide

Microbiome Resilience

Resilience. It’s a popular conversational term heard frequently at school seminars, backyard bbq’s, psychologists rooms…
June 28, 2019

Good Gut Health for a Better Nights’ Sleep?

In our fast-paced modern world where we’re on-the-go 24/7, getting good quality sleep is essential.…
June 24, 2019
Barley Clusters with Custard and Berries

The Happy Belly Breakfast Guide

Morning rituals. We all have them – some better than others. Maybe yours is five…
June 17, 2019

Healthy Flours with Teri Lichtenstein

Join BARLEYmax®™ Nutrition Ambassador, Teri Lichtenstein, as she explores the fantastic new range of flours…
June 13, 2019
Beyond Resistant Starch

Prebiotics vs. Probiotics

Prebiotics, probiotics. You’ve heard the terms thrown around here, there and everywhere. But do you…
June 3, 2019

To Keto or Not to Keto – That is the Question.

In the 1920s and ‘30s, the ketogenic diet was popular as a method to treat…
May 29, 2019
Five Digestive Health Myths Debunked

Barley – The Original Superfood

It seems that we can barely open the newspaper or turn on the news without…
May 17, 2019
The Healthy Grain BARLEYMax™

Wholegrains for a Happy Heart

With Heart Week upon us, it’s timely that we consider all the different ways we…
April 30, 2019
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The New Diet

Disclosures: Graphic descriptions of personal physiology. The author benefits from sales of BARLEYmax®™ barley. Apology:…
April 16, 2019

A Deep Dive into Insoluble Fibre

Digestive health is a dominant health issue in consumers’ minds now and in the future.…
April 8, 2019

Fast Fibre Facts

Fibre, fibre, fibre. It gets a good wrap – most of us know that it’s…
April 4, 2019
facts about resistant starch

Prebiotics 101

These days, most of us know that maintaining your gut health is key to maintaining…
April 4, 2019

Wholegrains and Bowel Health

Colorectal cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in Australia and the…
March 20, 2019
Beyond Resistant Starch

Beyond Resistant Starch

With the ever-growing interest in gut health, consumers are becoming more astute when it comes…
March 20, 2019

Wholegrains & The Low FODMAP Diet.

These days, you’d be hard pressed to come across health professionals or members of the…
February 5, 2019

To Lose More…You Gotta Eat More.

When it comes to losing weight, most people think that you need to cut some…
January 16, 2019

To Grain or Not to Grain?

A few weeks ago, I attended a live webinar event, where two well-respected dietitians discussed…
November 19, 2018

Microbiome – The missing link in the gut-brain axis

With the ever expanding trend of gut health that seems to be overtaking mainstream media,…
October 22, 2018

Will probiotics and prebiotics have a role in treating allergies in the future?

The microbiota in our gut are our best “frenemies”. That’s because we have this amazing…
September 18, 2018

Functional Foods in Japan

It is common opinion that the Japanese are ahead of the game in many industries.…
August 21, 2018
Beyond Resistant Starch

Defining Digestive Health

Open up the pages of any mainstream media today and you are likely to quickly…
August 7, 2018

Fruits of the Season

One of the many reasons that I love living in Melbourne is that we have…
July 16, 2018
facts about resistant starch

Six Facts About Resistant Starch

Resistant Starch includes the portion of starch from plant foods that can resist digestion by…
July 10, 2018
A winter warmer for your gut

A winter warmer for your gut

My late granny was a great cook. I loved visiting her house and seeing her…
June 14, 2018
Let food be thy medicine

Let food be thy medicine

In Australia, we have just started our winter season, which means increased sales of cold…
June 13, 2018

Time to Start Befriending your Farts

My 6-year-old son has a new favourite book. It’s called “No One Likes a Fart”,…
May 22, 2018

Gut Health and Wealth

‘Gut Health’. It’s a proven growth trend that looks set to remain for some time.…
April 23, 2018
Whole grains

Simple Ways to Add Wholegrains to School Lunchboxes

The Healthy Grain ambassador, Teri Lichtenstein, provides some simple strategies to add more whole grains…
April 13, 2018

For the Love of Bread

When it comes to foods that protect our heart, most of us probably don’t think…
April 6, 2018
A Hot Cross Bun for a Happy Gut

A Hot Cross Bun for a Happy Gut

I remember back in early January, just a few days after the Christmas festivities, I…
March 23, 2018
Five Digestive Health Myths Debunked

Five digestive health myths debunked

As has happened for a number of years gone by, Digestive Wellness has once again…
February 21, 2018

Summer Smoothies!

There is nothing that says “summer” more than an ice-cold smoothie. The sky is the…
January 4, 2018
Christmas bark recipe

Christmas bark recipe

Check out this awesome recipe for Christmas Bark by our nutrition ambassador, Teri Lichtenstein (APD).…
December 5, 2017

Simple Swaps to Help Meet your Daily Wholegrain Target

After many years of the paleo and low carbohydrate diet brigades preaching their anti-grain messages,…
December 4, 2017

6 Ways to Stay Healthy this Festive Season

It’s that time of the year yet again. The shiny tinsel has been appearing in…
November 12, 2017
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Cholesterol – The Good, The Bad & The Diet

According to the most recent Australian health survey, 1 in 2 adults have high blood…
October 30, 2017
Gut Microbiome, Immunity and Respiratory Infections

Do Gut Feelings Come From Our Gut?

Trust your gut. Something that most of us have been advised (by others or our…
October 19, 2017
BARLEYmax® wholegrain products

Quick & Easy BARLEYmax® Recipes

Check out these awesome BARLEYmax® recipes from our Nutrition Ambassador, Teri Lichtenstein. You can find…
October 16, 2017

Health Check: Are You Eating the Right Type of Fibre?

Mention the word fibre in a conversation about health and most people will tell you…
September 11, 2017
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Teri’s Breakfast Parfait Recipe

Looking for a nutritious on-the-go breakfast solutions? Look no further! THG Nutrition Ambassador, Teri Lichtenstein…
September 4, 2017
Grain Supply Chain

Register for The Healthy Grain infographics

Would you like access to The Healthy Grain exclusive infographics series? Drop us an email…
August 31, 2017

Teri’s Favourite Wholegrains

Here is the latest video blog from THG Ambassador, Teri Lichtenstein - where she discusses…
August 31, 2017

7 Ways to Increase Your Wholegrain Intake

Ask anyone about wholegrains and chances are they would say that they are good for…
August 18, 2017

Meet the THG Ambassador

Hi! I’m Teri Lichtenstein, The Healthy Grain brand ambassador. Thanks for stopping by! Here’s a…
August 10, 2017
facts about resistant starch

How Food Affects Your Gut Health

We love this video here at The Healthy Grain! A quick and easy way to…
August 9, 2017
Beyond Resistant Starch

Probiotics work… don’t they?

In Australia probiotics are well known and well used.  We like our Yakult drinks and…
January 23, 2017
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