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phytonutrients

Food & nutrition
September 28, 2017

How red foods lower your risk of cancer

Dark leafy greens aren’t the only cancer-fighting foods you need to be cruising the vegetable aisle for. Rich, ruby red fruits and vegetables can also help destroy cancer cells and ward off cancer. Cancer is one of the most feared diseases. There are so many different forms of the condition that it can feel overwhelming to try and prevent them all. While there’s no guaranteed way to avoid cancer, you can lower your risk with the right food choices – and, adding more red foods to your plate should be one of them. How it works Fruit and veg get…
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Food & nutritionHealthy Lifestyle
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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