Could these commonly consumed foods be behind your digestive or IBS symptoms?

Low-FODMAP Diet: Everything You Need to Know

The first time I mentioned FODMAPs to a patient; he stared at me blankly and then said ‘Uh, nope I’m not really into fancy navigation systems.’ That was funny in a sad way. After all, FODMAPs are very trendy in the health and wellness world, but people who would benefit the most from understanding the […]

There are several reasons people cut back on, or completely eliminate, butter from their diet. See the top butter substitutes and how you can use them!

7 Butter Substitutes For Baking (+ Swaps For Spreads)

If you opened up your refrigerator right now, how many sticks of butter would you find? Chances are, at least a few. Whether you use the popular dairy product as a spread, pop a teaspoon or so in a frying pan when cooking, or add it to your homemade cookies, cupcakes, and pies, it seems the […]

Get Bendy With These 8 Yoga Poses For Flexibility

Asanas, or the physical side of yoga, focus on many, many things, including balance, strength, concentration, stability, breath and relaxation. They also focus on, and improve, flexibility. Here are 8 beginners’ yoga poses that increase flexibility.   But Yoga Is For Flexible People, Right? Myth: You have to be flexible to practice yoga. Reality: Yoga […]

23 Fun & Creative Snacks For Under 100 Calories

We’re not all about calorie counting at Bembu.com, but when you’re looking for a snack, it’s a great idea to keep the calories to a minimum. And more importantly, make them healthy low calorie snacks. Here are some of our favorite snack and dessert recipes that come in under 100 calories…   Should You Be […]

Bugged by histamine intolerance? Find out how to naturally get rid of your symptoms.

Histamine Intolerance: How to Address the Root Cause

Do you start itching when you eat cured meat? What about random headaches you can’t figure out? Or perhaps your tongue gets all swollen when you eat bananas? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, let me assure you that it’s not ‘all in your head’: you could have a histamine intolerance. Or […]

7 Relieving Yoga Poses For Sciatica

Many people around the world suffer from lower back pain, but when that pain starts to shoot down one of your legs and feel like an unbearable cramp, it may be sciatica. While most cases of sciatica don’t have to be drastically treated with invasive surgery, there are cases where it can be quite severe. […]

6 At-Home Exercise Ball Workouts That Will Transform Your Body

Exercise balls are fun, easy-to-use and are loved by physiotherapists the world over for their extremely powerful benefits, including core strength, muscle development, flexibility, balance and posture. Using an exercise ball can increase overall health and stability, help prevent injury, and aid in physical recovery…   What Is An Exercise Ball? Exercise balls, also known […]

The Top 5 Health Benefits Of Pumpkin (+ Recipes That Aren’t Just For Halloween!)

Pumpkin has a rich history of varying uses and traditions, from the jack-o-lantern to pumpkin pie to pumpkin spice lattes. But beyond the sugary desserts and Halloween decorations, these vibrant orange autumn fruits (that’s right – fruit, not vegetable!) come with a range of incredible health benefits. Pumpkin has been labeled a ‘superfood’, and that […]

Want To Ditch Dairy? Here’s Your Vegan Milk Guide…

Most of us will remember the adverts on television, the major campaigns in school, and our parents at breakfast and sometimes even dinner telling us to drink our milk if we wanted strong bones and healthy teeth. The reality, however, is a little different, and with so many allergies to dairy in the world today, […]

Yoga For Runners (Don’t Risk An Injury)

Whether you are new to running or have decades under your belt, there’s no denying that a strong core, good posture and a healthy respiratory system will help you reach your potential and minimize the risk of an injury. It’s also no secret that running can cause soreness and stiffness, especially around the hips and […]