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Resistant Starch

Resistant Starch

Resistant starch is something that we have become interested in over the years due to its positive effects on gut health. A healthy digestive tract requires a healthy microbiome, which are the life sustaining bacteria and organisms that live inside your gut.

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Charles Gay
Why Grain Free?

Why Grain Free?

It was a bit of a surprise to some that we made the restaurant menu grain free (alongside gluten, dairy and refined sugar free), but to many it turned out to be a godsend.  It could have proven controversial as we had also adopted a plant based eating foundation (to which you can add ethically sourced animal products), so when you remove grains and pulses, where do plant based eaters get there grounding and more carb based foods from. 

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Charles Gay
Understanding 'Dairy-Free'

Understanding 'Dairy-Free'

There are various reasons we decided to go dairy free all of which coincided with our philosophy of providing food and drink that is nourishing to the body and planet.  Dairy is a known problem food for many people and has been shown to cause digestive issues in many sensitive individuals.

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Charles Gay
Healthy Sugar Alternatives

Healthy Sugar Alternatives

The Real Coconut has always promoted a refined sugar-free lifestyle. We believe that allowing yourself to eat sweet foods is fine from time to time, as long as these are natural sugars that have been minimally processed. Many health professionals advocate eating a completely sugar-free diet. However, natural sugars are found in many foods, making it difficult to sustainably avoid every type of sugar. It’s all about balance.

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