Tag: antioxidants

Ahhh chocolate, the ultimate guilty pleasure! Ice-cream, cake or bar, we love it in any form. Made from roasted cocoa beans, it's tempered and moulded to ...

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Turmeric has been hailed as a superfood for years, with pretty much everyone going wild over this little orange root. But why? Well, turmeric has many ...

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Do you enjoy eating strawberries and like the tropical taste of pineapples? Assuredly you've eaten strawberries and pineapples as part of a fruit salad! It has ...

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Native to Southeast Asia, Pomelo is the biggest of all citrus fruits. It’s the least acidic of all citrus fruits and does not taste as sour as others. Never ...

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Scientifically known by the name asparagus officinalis, the vegetable dates back to at least 3000 BC and has been seen captured as a blessing or benefaction on ...

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Ask anyone when last they had the recommended five to nine servings of fruits and vegetables. Chances are that they probably can’t remember - or have never ...

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Barbados gooseberry, also known as “Ora pro nobis” in Portuguese (which translates as, “Pray for us”), from the cactus family come all the way from Brazil in ...

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Baru (or Dipteryx alata) is a species of the Fabaceae legume family. The tree is referred to as the “Baruzeiro” (in Portuguese) and its produce “castanha de ...

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If, like me you think that your morning coffee wakes up your brain, well you'd be right, but wait, there's more! Our daily coffee beans that provide us our ...

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What’s the deal with the colourful lattes we’re seeing at all our favourite coffee shops? Is it seriously ok to drink such bright, almost fluorescent ...

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Do you like subtle yet nutrient-filled coconut water or birch sap? Then bamboo water might for you! As you may already know, bamboo is amongst the fastest ...

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Artichokes look like one of the most intimidating vegetables to grace the shelves of any supermarket. A widely consumed vegetable throughout the Mediterranean, ...

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Olives. Something we know all about, right? Wrong! Olives come in a wide array of forms, fermentation/growth processes, and with those come varying yet ...

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You may be wondering - gunpowder tea, really? Well, gunpowder tea is a strain of Chinese green tea which literally translates as “pearl tea” in English. It ...

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The most well-known of all the oriental mushrooms, the shiitake mushroom not only tastes good, but also has a number of potencies. Its name comes from the ...

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