kencko | The Goods – Tagged "NUTRITION"

Can food fire up your love life?

On Valentine’s Day, we reach for treats believed to have aphrodisiac qualities: chocolates, strawberries, oysters. But can food really bring heat to the bedroom, or is it just wishful thinking?

Why we love...Vanilla

The second most expensive spice in the world, complex in flavor and warm in scent, vanilla is good for you: so long as you keep it away from its usual playmate, sugar.

Why we love...Turmeric

This precious orange root isn’t just about the gorgeous golden hue - it also packs serious anti-inflammatory properties. Find out why turmeric is one of our star ingredients.

Why we love coconut water

Find out why we added coconut water to our latest smoothie flavor, and meet the people who supply us with juicy, organic coconuts.

The Way We Eat Now

Our shopping and eating habits are always evolving. Ordinarily the process is slow - but in 2020, things changed really fast. Here’s a snapshot of how the global coronavirus outbreak has affected the way we eat, shop for groceries, and think about food today.

Which plant milk should you choose?

Over the last decade, plant-based milks have grown from a niche ingredient to a global market worth $12 billion. That’s great for consumer choice - but navigating the crowded non-dairy shelf can be daunting. Soy, almond, oat, coconut, rice, pea, hemp: which plant milk is right for you?

Why coffee is good for you (and when it’s not)

To coincide with the launch of our first coffee smoothie, limited edition mochas, we explore the pros and cons of our morning caffeine fix.

How food can boost your mood

Finding ways to cope with stress and anxiety is an urgent priority for many of us. To mark Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re diving into the myriad ways food and nutrition can play a role in keeping you balanced.

Sports nutrition: choosing foods for active bodies

We all know that staying active has massive health benefits. But what’s the best way to nourish your body while you exercise? Our Head of Nutrition, Mallory Gonzales RD, has some advice for you.

Five incredible facts about your gut

Looking for cute conversation starters for a first date? Don’t come to us - we’ll just give you weird and wonderful facts about the human digestive system.

Fiber is back in fashion

Gut health supplements may be big business, but what your microbiome craves most of all is good, old-fashioned fiber. It's time to give it the attention it deserves.

How to read scientific research – and understand it

Want to dig deeper into the science behind nutrition and health? With these five simple tools, you’ll be able to navigate the most daunting research reports with ease.