Tag: cholesterol

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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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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Diabetes is the 7th most deadly disease affecting over 420 million people globally with numbers sadly on the rise. Its main characteristic is the loss of ...

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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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I’m a big advocate of the Mediterranean diet simply because it’s both nutritious and delicious. Whilst olive oil and tomatoes may spring to mind, pomegranates ...

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Also known as 'broad beans' or 'horse beans', fava beans, like most all other legumes, provide you with a number of health advantages. They are loaded with ...

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Chickpeas, aka garbanzo beans, belong to the legume family and are among the most easily digested thanks to their thin shell. You probably know that your ...

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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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Carrots are one of the more abundantly grown and commonly used staple vegetables that can be found on the shelf of pretty much every grocery store on the ...

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Grown in China and produced for over 700 years, jasmine tea is one of the more popular herbal teas on the market. Since being introduced to the Western world ...

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While Cherries are primarily grown in Turkey, the sweetest batch are produced in California, USA. They are popular with young children because of the sweet and ...

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If you’ve ever tried making hummus without tahini (sesame seed paste) you’ll have come to appreciate its role in making it so delicious - but there’s a whole ...

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The sharp and hairy appearance of the Malay-Indonesian and Southeast Asian originated Rambutan might make it look like an aggressive lychee imposter, but this ...

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The beautiful, vibrantly coloured dragon fruit (pittaya) is sometimes known as ‘Moonlight’ or  ‘Queen of the Night’ as it blossoms between the evening and ...

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We often get pumpkins at Halloween and carve scary faces into them and nine times out of ten, we discard the seeds -next time think again as there are many ...

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While many choose veganism for ethical reasons, it's time to acknowledge the major health benefits that come along with following a vegan diet. Read on to ...

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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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It’s still becoming more and more popular everyday, kale is the ‘new’ leafy alternative to spinach, cabbage or chard. It’s a member of the cabbage family and ...

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If you’ve been training for a while, the likelihood is that you’ve followed a few ridiculous fitness fads or concepts that you’re not too proud of. While the ...

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Moringa is the latest up and coming natural supplement that is sourced from the Drumstick tree (often nicknamed the horseradish tree). This tree grows mainly ...

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