Category: Diet
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 Perilla!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Perilla!

Perilla (aka, shiso, beefsteak plant, Chinese basil and purple mint) originally came from China until migrating to Japan in the 8th century, Perilla quickly became one of the ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Thyme!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Thyme!

Originally from the Southern Mediterranean and derived from the Greek word meaning ‘Courage’, Thyme has had multiple uses throughout history. The herb has been used for purifying ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Indian Gooseberries!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Indian Gooseberries!

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

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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 Allspice!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Allspice!

Used widely in South America, Mexico and Caribbean dishes, Allspice (aka Jamaica pimenta, comes from the unripe, dried Pimenta dioicais fruit and) is seen as a wonderful, ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Cordyceps!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Cordyceps!

Cordyceps (caterpillar fungus) is a medicinal mushroom that is a wild fungus and has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for over 5,000 years. There are numerous ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Chickpeas!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Chickpeas!

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 beloved hummus (or ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Kola Nuts!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Kola Nuts!

The kola nut is a seed from a tree of the Sterculiaceae family, with the most prominent species being Cola Vera, Cola acuminata and Cola nitida. This tree is believed to be the ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Basil Seeds!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Basil Seeds!

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 of these small black ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Rosemary!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Rosemary!

Native to the Mediterranean region and one of the most commonly found herbs on the spice rack, Rosemary is probably one of the most popular herbs on the planet. It has a ...

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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 Bitter Melon!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Bitter Melon!

Bitter melon, bitter gourd, karela, caraille, Momordica charantia; whatever you call this prickly-looking fruit, it’s useful to know about what it can do for you. A native to ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Coriander!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Coriander!

Used by Hippocrates in ancient Greece and introduced to the UK in the late Bronze Age, Coriander has become one of the bestselling herbs however, while they are regarded as one of ...

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Top 5 Natural Caffeine Foods!

Top 5 Natural Caffeine Foods!

Caffeine. You may have read our recent article regarding caffeine supplements but this article is here to inform you about natural sources of caffeine. As the most widely consumed ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Custard Apple!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Custard Apple!

Custard apple is a tropical fruit, originally native to South America, however Australia has become one of its largest producers nowadays. There are 2 main types, Pinks Mammoth ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Quinoa!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Quinoa!

Commonly believed to be a grain and prepared and eaten like one, quinoa or 'Chenopodium quinoa', is in fact a seed botanically speaking and is a relative of spinach and chard. The ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Dietary Fibre!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Dietary Fibre!

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 found in plant foods. ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Carrots!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Carrots!

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 planet, but how much do ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Passion Flower!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Passion Flower!

Grown in Europe but native to southeastern parts of America, most of us have probably, at some point, been captivated by the beauty of the striking passion flower. However, a lot ...

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