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Gut Health is sexier than you think

Abigail Stratton

Gut Health is sexier than you think

By Kim Clerke, Microbiologist When you think about what parts of the body get the most attention, it’s often on the outside; your hair, eyes, teeth, skin, nails and overall appearance. The beauty industry tells us we’re worth it. We all want great looking bodies, but what about a great functioning microbiota?   Do we ever think about what’s happening in our gut? Once upon a time, our gut was thought to do one simple thing – digest food. More recently, scientists have discovered that the microbiome – the name given to the trillions of microbes (between 300 and 500 different...

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Why your body is happier and healthier with hemp

Abigail Stratton

Why your body is happier and healthier with hemp

If you want to look after your body the natural way a daily dose of hemp seed is the best medicine! Hemp is an incredibly nutritious food, with a very long list of health benefits: from boosting immunity, reducing blood glucose levels, lowering cholesterol, reducing inflammation and the risk of heart disease, improving skin and hair, balancing the gut and supporting a healthy diet, just to name a few!    When it comes to the best ways to add hemp to your diet, you can drizzle hemp seed oil over a salad and add hemp seeds to your smoothie, morning oats...

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Industry Insiders: The BIG appeal of Hemp Oz Kombucha 

Ros Richardson

Industry Insiders: The BIG appeal of Hemp Oz Kombucha 

Sugar’s out and all-natural health is in. That’s the message consumers are telling retail food outlets, every time they choose healthier beverages over sugar-laden soft drinks. The kombucha craze has proven to be more than a passing trend, and it is a regular in drinks fridges and on menus everywhere. Australia’s have definitely developed a taste for the fizzy fermented tea that gives their gut health a boost. The Kombucha movement is here to stay. So too, Hemp, once a controversial plant, is fast becoming the hottest superfood trend, rapidly expanding its appeal beyond just the alternative-health gurus to every-day...

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Hemp Oz recognised as a leading Australian Food and Agribusiness Innovator

Ros Richardson

Hemp Oz recognised as a leading Australian Food and Agribusiness Innovator

Hemp Oz has been recognised as a leading Australian food innovator in the fourth annual FIAL Innovations Book: Celebrating Australian Food and Agribusiness Innovations. This prestigious 2019 collection of Australia’s best innovations highlights the Hemp Oz success story among 50 industry-leading innovations. Hemp Oz was recognised for its inspired solution to an age-old problem: namely that oil (or rather hemp seed oil) and water don’t mix. When Hemp Oz founder and CEO, John Leith was inspired to give the on-trend beverage kombucha a healthy twist by introducing hemp oil he needed to overcome the challenge of infusing hemp seed oil...

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'Let food by thy Medicine' - at The Global Table

Ros Richardson

'Let food by thy Medicine' - at The Global Table

Hemp Oz Founder John Leith on the panel discussion “Let food by thy Medicine” at The Global Table, Melbourne.    At the upcoming Global Table Summit, the largest agri-food business event in the Asia-Pacific, Hemp Oz founder and CEO John Leith will join the world’s leading Food Industry voices sharing their work and showcasing solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. John Leith will appear as part of a panel discussion on the role of food as medicine, “Let food by thy Medicine”. The panel will discuss and debate wide-ranging ideas from the importance of the microbiome to the way...

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