This Week In Wellness a world first study investigating the levels of plastic in store bought rice has shown that Australians may be consuming up to 13mg of plastic per serve. And this plastic appears to be primarily as a result of plastics used in both agriculture and processing practices rather than packaging. https://www.afr.com/life-and-luxury/health-and-wellness/wash-your-rice-to-get-rid-of-microplastic-experts-say-20210510-p57qfg https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/queensland/health-concerns-after-researchers-find-microplastics-in-instant-rice-20210510-p57qe9.html… Continue reading TWIW 108: Microplastics in rice
Kim interviews Kirsty Wirth from Kultured Wellness and Cyndi O’Meara from Changing Habits after they return from their very successful trip to the Solomon Islands. It’s a wake up call for both business owners. They speak at the University in Honiara, to the Ministry of Health, the Hospital and take time out to go to… Continue reading UC 360: The Health of the Solomon Islands with Kirsty Wirth and Cyndi O’Meara
This week The Wellness Guys talk about grains. After recent media reports around grains and processed carbohydrates in our modern diets The Wellness Guys thought it was time to set a few things straight. Are grains essential for health? What effect do breads, grains and cereals have one our bodies and on our waist lines?… Continue reading TWG 38: Are grains a good or bad carbohydrate source?