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EAT YOUR PREBIOTICS – THE HUNT FOR YACON

EAT YOUR PREBIOTICS – THE HUNT FOR YACON

Some of the prebiotics in our products come from Yacon root. Before getting into pro&prebiotics, I had never heard about Yacon. It’s a shame because it is a wonderful product. From the family of the chicory, the roots look a bit like sweet potatoes but ate crunchy and taste like…… Read More

- By Marie

2016, YEAR OF THE MICROBIOME

Happy new year! Bonne année! If 2016 is half as exciting as 2015, it is going to be a very good year. At Gallinée we kind of think new years resolutions are a bit boring. Drinking less/Working out more, it’s always the same. So we would like to propose you… Read More

- By Marie
EAT YOUR PREBIOTICS – WHAT TO DO WITH JERUSALEM ARTICHOKE

EAT YOUR PREBIOTICS – WHAT TO DO WITH JERUSALEM ARTICHOKE

Right now is the high season for the weird knobbly little root called Jerusalem artichoke. In French we call it “Topinambour”, just because we can. My grandmother refuses to eat them as it was a staple during the war when everything else was too scarce. Now I have to buy… Read More

- By Marie

EAT YOUR PREBIOTICS 1/3

In every Gallinée product, you will find a LOT of prebiotics. What are they? Prebiotic is the name for fibres that feed selectively your good bacteria. We humans cannot use them, but your little arsenal of friendly bacteria can and will. Bad bacteria can’t use them neither, so it is… Read More

- By Marie
OUR NAME HAS JUST BEEN PRINTED 339, 665 TIMES*

OUR NAME HAS JUST BEEN PRINTED 339, 665 TIMES*

There are many pivoting moments when you start a company: The day you actually quit your job to focus on it full time. The time you receive the most perfect hand cream you could dream of creating. The month where you sell over 800 products on Kickstarter before you’ve even… Read More

- By Marie
GLUTEN FREE LONDON

GLUTEN FREE LONDON

Two years ago I discovered that all the problems I’ve been dealing with for years and years stopped instantly the moment I stopped eating gluten. That was the best result of a weird diet I was following at the time. On the bad side, I had to say goodbye to… Read More

- By Marie
MICROBIOME 102

MICROBIOME 102

Last time we talked about what is the microbiome and I mentioned some people compare it to the Amazonian rain forest. I think this is quite a fitting analogy, so I would like to take you through it. Like the rain forest, your microbiome is extremely diverse and luxuriant with… Read More

- By Marie
MICROBIOME 101

MICROBIOME 101

Micro-what? So as you (obviously) know, Gallinée is the first brand to take care of your microbiome. But one might rightly wonder what exactly do we mean by that? Our resident microbiome specialist and co-founder Marie put together a Q&A to try to shed some light on the matter. Read More

- By Marie
SCALING UP !

SCALING UP !

Things are progressing well with the development of Gallinée, even if it is mostly undercover: Launching a beauty brand requires a lot of tests that don’t make for very visual updates: Compatibility testing (to check that the product don’t react with the packaging), Challenge test (to check that nothing grows… Read More

- By Marie