Tag: Protein

I love peanuts, they’re an incredible edible which is actually native to the tropics. The legume most often misconstrued to be a nut is also extremely good for ...

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Everyone has a nut that they cannot resist, from pine nuts to the humble peanut, nuts are a fantastic source of natural fats that you cannot get enough of. ...

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Commonly mistaken as nuts, almonds are actually nutrient-dense seeds which you’ve probably seen nestled in the baking isle next to the cashews and hazelnuts in ...

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Did you know that millet is known as the "queen of groats" (ie. shelled kernels of several cereal grains like barley, rye, wheat, oats etc)? For me it has ...

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Attempting to tackle Veganuary? Perhaps you’re starting a New Year, new you detox or cleanse, or maybe you’ve got a few awkward pounds to shift after ...

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Happy New Year! If you've made any New Year's fitness resolutions, then knowing about this will help...Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (aka ‘DOMS’) comes hand in ...

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Eating healthily at home is relatively easy, right? However, hectic schedules mean it’s commonplace to grab something from the nearest coffee shop for ...

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The scenario is all too familiar, payday has come and gone and you’re starting to fear to look at your bank balance. This, however, doesn’t mean your nutrition ...

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Every year in the UK, each adult will get between 2 and 4 colds. Although getting enough sleep and exercising can all help combat the common cold, it’s ...

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Today I bought a bunch of sunflowers,  favourites due to their cheerful yellow colour. But that’s not all I love about them, they produce excellent snacks; ...

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In the search for eternal youth, many people are spending hundreds of pounds on expensive face creams. But what if there was a simple, cheap alternative? From ...

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To preserve one’s health and wellbeing, balance is important across all areas of life – including nutrition. When creating a meal for both enjoyment and ...

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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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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 ...

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Indian Gooseberries aka Amla which comes from the Sanskrit word Amlaki which means 'fruit of heaven' or botanically as Phyllanthus emblica, belongs to the ...

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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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Basil seeds, also known as 'sabja seeds' or 'sweet basil seeds', come from the well-known basil plant. Originating in India, the many health benefits and uses ...

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We talk about health often, but did you know that the largest organ of your body, your skin, can weigh around 10kg? It's important to understand how you can ...

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Edamame beans are young, immature soybeans (also known as 'Glycine max') that are harvested prior to the bean's natural hardening process. These beans have a ...

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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; ...

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