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Top 5 Health Benefits of Boysenberries!

A cross between the raspberry, dewberry, loganberry and the blackberry, they may have an unusual name but they possess some outstanding health benefits. They are usually found amongst similar berry bushes such as the blackberry bush they are becoming one of the most popular health foods in the UK. ...

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5 Super Berries from Finland!

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 berries as a rich source of vitamins for hundreds of years. With the advent of processed foods, the consumption of berries had decreased in recent ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Pine Nuts!

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 since 300 BC, around the times of Ancient Rome. Grown on pine trees in Canada and Siberia, they are picked off the pine tree then dried in a ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Ginger!

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 root (or rhizome) has a long history of use in Indian, Asian and Arabic herbal traditions, as well as being a popular culinary spice. Read on ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds!

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 health and well-being advantages to eating them. Pumpkin seeds are high in essential fats and are a fantastic substitute for meat for those ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Pumpkin!

Pumpkin is a type of winter squash native to North America, and belongs to the Cucurbitaceae family (the same family as cucumbers and melons). They are usually forgotten about after Halloween, but these orange beauties are packed with nutrients and can be easily added to recipes year round. Read on ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Matcha Tea!

You may have heard a fair bit about matcha tea recently via the health and wellness industries and press and perhaps are wondering what all the fuss is about?  Well, this powdered Japanese green leaf tea is packed with antioxidants and has a lot to offer nutritionally.  In fact, it delivers the ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Turmeric!

Turmeric is a spice that comes from the ginger family and is native to tropical south Asia. One of the main constituents of this spice is curcumin which possesses numerous body and health benefits. You can buy it in a dried powder form at supermarkets, as supplements in health food stores, or fresh ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Cranberries!

Often overlooked and undervalued unlike its more popular siblings, blueberries and raspberries; cranberries should be treated with equality and not neglected within the esteemed berry family, they deserve huge recognition and credit based on their powerful, nutrient dense profile. Originally ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Himalayan Salt!

Himalayan Salt is a form of salt that is hand mined from ancient sea beds and is untainted by modern environmental toxins.  It is believed to be the purest salt found on earth and comes in varying shades of pink, red and white, due to its rich, varied mineral and iron content.  There are various ...

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