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January 23, 2017

The essential food-group you’ve never heard of

You’ve heard it time and time again: eat your five a day. It may sound like a health gimmick, but a colourful, balanced diet is essential to your overall health and wellbeing. And, it’s a good way to get your daily dose of powerful phytonutrients. What are phytonutrients? Phytonutrients are natural compounds that are made in plants. In fact, “phyto” comes from the Greek word for plant. These little health helpers may protect against germs and other environmental threats. They give plants their vibrant colour, distinct taste and smell, and keep them healthy. In the same way that phytonutrients are…
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