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vegetables

Recipes
February 20, 2020

A butternut recipe for any occasion

Butternut, a squash loaded with vitamin C, minerals, and disease-fighting antioxidants, is a great addition to both sweet and savoury dishes.
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Diabetes
January 13, 2020

Which vegetables are best for diabetes?

When you’re planning your diabetes diet, you need to pick the right foods to keep your blood glucose stable.
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Recipes
January 13, 2020

3 Healthy Valentine’s recipes for your kids

Show your little ones how much you love them, with these nutritious Valentine’s Day recipes.
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Food & nutrition
September 28, 2017

A recipe for every color of the rainbow

There’s no doubt about it: a colourful plate of food is beautiful to look at, but it’s also good for your health. The colour of different foods gives your body different nutrients. Think of it this way: the more colourful your plate, the more certain you can be that you’re getting a good and varied dose of all your necessary vitamins and minerals! Try these bright and simple recipes to up your colour quotient. Red Red foods are high in Vitamin A and C, and the antioxidants, quercetin and lycopene. These nutrients protect against free radical damage, heart disease and cancer.…
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Food & nutrition
July 31, 2016

What’s that in my food?

Feel like digging into a delicious chicken Caesar salad, or getting a mouthful of juicy and tender steak? Then we hope you’re buying good quality ingredients, otherwise you could be eating a lot more than you bargained for. (more…)
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Food & nutrition
March 17, 2015

Why eat seasonally?

When it comes to eating, in some ways, life’s never been better. If you have the money and a craving, you can eat a ripe fig, melon or avocado at any time in the year. (more…)
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Food & nutrition
January 29, 2014

What makes a certain food a super food?

“Super foods” refer to fruit and vegetables that are particularly high in vitamins and minerals, and have fantastic health benefits for your eyes, skin, bones and heart. We take a look at the top readily available super foods, and show you why you should be aiming to include them in your daily diet. (more…)
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Food & nutrition
December 19, 2013

Fruit each day keeps disease at bay

The old saying “an apple a day, keeps the doctor away” might have some basis to it, especially if you’re over the age of 50. Researchers from Oxford University assume that eating an apple a day could prevent up to 8 500 heart attack and stroke related deaths in the UK each year. As we get older, particularly if you’re older than 50, the risk of cardiovascular disease increases, which makes this research very important. The only hiccup is that the assumptions are calculated from a scientific model and not a study. (more…)
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