Category: Diet

Cacao beans are the seeds of the cacao tree (or Theobroma), which are grown, for example in Mexico and several other South American countries. Cacao beans are ...

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Flaxseed, sometimes called linseed, is one of the oldest crops in the world and has been cultivated for thousands of years. This nutrient-packed seed is the ...

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Eggs are pretty much universally enjoyed by everyone across the globe to some extent and still are an all-time favourite food. Most include them in their daily ...

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Chokeberries, also known as aronia berries, originate from the wet woods of Eastern North America and are also found in wet wooded areas of the UK, such as the ...

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First cultivated by the Romans, beetroot belongs to the same family as spinach and chard. It is a vegetable best suited to cooler growing conditions, it's an ...

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Cinnamon is a popular spice that is collected from the inner bark of trees. It can be used in both sweet and savoury cooking, as well as in drinks, and can be ...

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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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With hundreds of sauces, herbs, spices and canned goods out there, it can be difficult to decide what to give your vegan cupboard space over to. Another list ...

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Hemp seeds come from the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa. These seeds are actually from the same species of plant as cannabis (marijuana), however, hemp seeds ...

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A cross between the raspberry, dewberry, loganberry and the blackberry, they may have an unusual name but they possess some outstanding health benefits. They ...

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Back in ‘the dairy days’, the coconut would only bring one image to mind, one so full of rejection, it would make Mr ‘It’s a no from me’ Simon Cowell, quake in ...

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Dates are no new superfood, they have been around since biblical times and beyond and really make their biggest appearance in the Christmas season, perhaps ...

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Nordic countries fortunately still possess vast tracts of untouched nature. Since 86% of Finland is covered by forest, it's been easy for Finns to enjoy ...

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They are great for snacking, fantastic in salads and they go brilliantly with homemade trail mixes, the uses of pine nuts are endless. They have been consumed ...

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Ginger, a flowering plant that originated in China, is part of the zingiberaceae botanical family and is closely related to cardamom and turmeric. The ginger ...

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