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Want a healthy gut? Increase your fibre! Fibre is something the body needs but never actually digests – in fact, it remains in pretty much the same state as on ...

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Fibre is an important part of a healthy diet and one that is often overlooked. There are two categories of fibre: soluble and insoluble, and both are only ...

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A healthy balanced diet consists of various different food groups. Increasing our intake of fibre offers many benefits and plays a key role in optimising our ...

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Mulberries are now identified as being a 'superfood'. They are small sweet fruits, which grow from the Morus Alba Tree. Mulberries come in different colours ...

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You may have heard a lot about the microbiome and gut health in recent research and in the newspapers. Headlines such as ‘Gut bacteria boosts cancer therapy’, ...

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Rutabaga is a root vegetable, also known as swede and is a relative to the more commonly known turnip, originating from Russia and Scandinavia. In European ...

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Lucuma (pronounced ‘Loo-Koo-Ma’) is a superfruit grown in Peru, Ecuador and Chile. It has been eaten throughout South America since about 200AD. It's usually ...

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Daikon (大根  - Japanese radish or 'big root') are white, large, long, hard, and crunchy vegetables from the radish family. They're somewhat similar in ...

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Persimmons; what are these strange looking orange-tomatoes, well persimmon is the name given to a number of different species of highly similar fruits from the ...

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Couscous originated from the North African diet and has a light, fluffy texture. In Morocco it is traditionally served as part of a tajine, consisting of slow ...

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Dandelions, those little yellow-flowered weeds that have probably popped up in your garden once or even a dozen times. But here’s the good news: these fellows ...

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Brown rice, may not seem as huge a popular favourite as it should be; not because it lacks taste by any means but rather because of the extra time it takes to ...

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The Pinto bean is the most common bean used in the United States as well as commonly used in Mexico. You’ll often find them being used in Burritos among other ...

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Haricot (aka in the US, 'navy') beans are probably more commonly known in their role as baked beans. How often do we take beans on toast for a quick warm lunch ...

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Apples are so common, they may be taken for granted (try making one!) but this mainstay of the fruit bowl may not have been getting the credit it deserves. Did ...

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