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Uplift Food - Good Mood Food: The Leaders in Prebiotics
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Updated as of March 1st 2018
For Immediate Release
Uplift Food, the world’s first expert dietitian created functional food brand to focus exclusively on the mood supportive benefits of gut healthy PRE-biotic fibers and resistant starches is launching this week globally; and is on a mission to help everyone fill a vital gap in their diets so that they can all feel Uplifted!
Gut health and probiotics and are at the top of consumers’ minds when it comes to food choices, however the missing piece in the puzzle is the fuel for these living probiotics - PRE-biotics. When the PRO-biotics are not fed, they are not effective at looking after you.
Prebiotics for Gut Health
Fiber types can be roughly grouped into three families; insoluble, soluble and resistant starch. The latter two play a vital role as prebiotics, meaning they fuel the growth of the good bacteria in the gut; It is these that are estimated to be consumed by Western populations at less than 25% of the recommended intake.
Uplift Food is bridging the gap for these missing nutrients in consumers diets, and making sure that prebiotic fibers and resistant starches are conveniently and enjoyably able to be included on a daily basis.
Unlike many of the health food products on the market that sprinkle a touch of a “superfood” into the product, but not offering adequate levels to offer any nutritional benefit, all of Uplift Foods products have been expert dietitian formulated, providing whole-food derived nutrients in significant levels that are supported by science to have a positive benefit on the body.
“Providing 5g of prebiotic soluble fiber from organic Jerusalem artichoke, 2g of prebiotic resistant starch from green banana flour, 50% of the RDI of Vitamin D from organic high Vitamin D mushrooms, and 1B CFU probiotics, Uplift Food – Daily Uplifter has been formulated to truly provide your body with nutrients that support a positive mood via good gut health and anti-inflammatory effects” said Kara Landau, founder of Uplift Food and media representative nutrition advisor for the Global Prebiotic Association, USA.
In addition to supplying valuable key mood supportive nutrients, Uplift Food caters for an abundance of specialty diets, including gluten-free, dairy-free, non-GMO, nut free and vegan.
All of Uplift Foods signature Daily Uplifter powdered boosters proudly contain less than 1 gram of naturally occurring sugars, are completely allergen free, contain no artificial ingredients, and provide less than 90 calories per serving.
Gut Health and Mood
“New research presents a strong argument for targeting gut bacteria to address brain-gut mental disorders; and having the right mix of prebiotics and probiotics in your diet may be one way to support your mental health” says Professor Tim Crowe, Advanced Accredited Practicing Dietitian, PhD.
The connection between gut health and mood is strengthening each day, yet the reality is that even those consumers that are eating ‘healthy’ diets filled with fruits and vegetables, will likely still be lacking in prebiotics.
“Unless you are eating dandelion greens, chicory root, green bananas, legumes, or roasted and then cooled potatoes each day, it is unlikely that you are getting the recommended 5- 20g intake of prebiotics per day” says Landau.
“With more and more Australians following specialty diets, including ketogenic, paleo, low carbohydrate, or FODMAP free, the reduction in prebiotic rich foods has never been more prominent. We need a combination of insoluble fiber, soluble prebiotic fiber, and resistant starch to aid digestion and improve our gut integrity.”
“As great as it is to incorporate probiotic enhanced and fermented foods, there are only around 45 different probiotic strains that can be found in the food supply or in supplements these days. Diversity is a key factor when it comes to obtaining the benefits from probiotics, and our bodies can have up to around 10,000 different strains naturally present that simply need to be fed prebiotics in order to stay alive and thrive!”
Uplift Foods first available product, Daily Uplifter (Protein) – Vanilla is dietitian formulated, unlike anything else on the market. It offers a convenient and tasty way of quickly and enjoyably getting a significant dose of beneficial nutrients to help consumers across the globe feel uplifted!
Recognized as a game-changer for delivering innovative products that not only taste delicious, but that are also better for consumers, Uplift Food – Daily Uplifter: Protein (Vanilla) is available online and through speciality retailers globally as of March 1st 2018 - www.upliftfood.com .
About Founder and Dietitian Kara Landau
Kara Landau is a New York City based, Australian Accredited Practicing Dietitian and Nutritionist. A previous spokesperson for the Dietitians Association of Australia, and now the Media Representative Nutrition Advisor for the Global Prebiotic Association, USA – Kara is a trusted and respected voice in the world of gut health and prebiotics globally.
With a wealth of experience in healthy new product development, the author of the world wide release “The Clean Separation” (2012) focused on the connection between gut health and mood, and with her entrepreneurial nature, Kara set out on her own to bring to life an innovative brand, Uplift Food - the world’s first dietitian created functional food brand to focus exclusively on the mood supportive benefit of prebiotic fibers and resistant starches.
Kara’s wants you to feel as though “you’ve totally got this” and in on a mission to create products and resources to help you get there with ease.
About Uplift Food
Founded by one of Australias leading gut health expert accredited practicing dietitians, Kara Landau, Uplift Food is the world’s first dietitian created functional food brand to focus exclusively on the mood supportive benefits of gut healthy prebiotic fibers and resistant starches.
The company is leading the way in the prebiotic gut health plant-based revolution, creating innovative, healthy and great-tasting premium whole food derived products that make it easy for consumers to go ‘gut healthy” without compromise. The company also leads the next wave of gut health snack innovation and is the first product in this prebiotic resistant starch space as of March 2018.
Launching in March in Australia, Uplift Food was invited within 2 weeks of launch into the leading global food accelerator in NYC - FoodX to fast track the USA and global launch. Starting with the signature "Daily Uplifter" prebiotic product, Uplift Food will release a range of retail powdered and snack products in the months to follow.
Notes to editors:
Kara Landau, Australian Registered Dietitian (aka - Accredited Practicing Dietitian) and Founder of Uplift Food is based in New York City, and available for interviews globally – email@example.com + 917 251 4838
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