Sophie is freelance writer with a passion for educating people on the mental and physical benefits of a healthy, active lifestyle. She follows a whole food, plant-based diet and loves to spend her spare time cooking up new, healthy vegan recipes for her family and friends. Sophie enjoys all aspects of exercise and fitness and incorporates regular weight training and cardio into her everyday lifestyle too.
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Top 5 Health Benefits of Cashew Nuts!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Cashew Nuts!

The tropical cashew tree is an evergreen plant responsible for the production of the cashew seed, the lesser known cashew fruit and is native to the Amazon forests of Brazil. The ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Lemongrass!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Lemongrass!

Lemongrass (also known as Cymbopogon) is a genus herb derived from a tall grass plant native to tropical Asia. Lemongrass is widely used in medicinal forms, as well as being ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Okra!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Okra!

Okra, sometimes referred to as ochro, ("ladies' fingers" in the UK and other English-speaking countries , "bhindi" in India etc) is a flowering plant found in warm and balmy ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Pistachio Nuts!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Pistachio Nuts!

The pistachio tree is a small flowering plant which originates mainly from Central Asia. The fruit of the pistachio tree contains a small oval-shaped seed; pistachio nuts, ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Guarana!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Guarana!

Native to the ecoregion known as The Amazon Basin, Guarana (pron: g'wara-naa) is a climbing plant which produces a reddish brown fruit. The seeds from this fruit are ground down ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Magnesium!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Magnesium!

Lack of magnesium has become one of the main nutrient deficiency concerns present in adults today, so it’s surprising this mineral is so commonly overlooked as part of a ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Walnuts!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Walnuts!

Produced primarily in china, the walnut is the ‘drupe’ or stone fruit of the walnut tree. A drupe is identified as a fleshy fruit that surrounds a stone or pit containing a seed, ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Baobab!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Baobab!

The delightfully otherworldly-looking African Baobab tree is the source of the white powdery baobab fruit, which has been bestowed 'superfood' status for its host of nutritional ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Brazil Nuts!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Brazil Nuts!

Despite its name, the Brazil nut is in fact the seed produced by the fruit of the Brazil nut tree. Native to Colombia, Peru, Bolivia and of course Brasil, its nut tree is one of ...

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