Tag: fibre

Lentils, like beans and peas, belong to the legume family. These pulses grow in pods and can be bulk bought canned or dried, depending on one’s budget and ...

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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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Forget the coronavirus lockdown, at least while you're indoors anyway! Try out some fortifying comforting recipes for the soul. Below are my 5 personal ...

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Breakfast is not necessarily the most important meal of the day. That is just another myth that marketing has created to sell us breakfast foods, there are ...

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Originating from Barbados, Grapefruit is a tropical, citrus hybrid-fruit known for its bitter-sweet to sour taste. It is a cross between the sweet orange and ...

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Elderberry, a flowering plant of the Adoxaceae family (from the European elder tree), consists of dark, purple tart berries which must be cooked before eating. ...

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Beans or the legume family comprise of beans, peas and lentils, which are considered to be some of the most versatile and nutritious foods available. They are ...

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Autumn brings in a lot of change – change in temperature, change in scenery, change in time and a change in routine (for students). With all of these ...

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Cactus fruit, also known as the ‘prickly pear’, is a fruit belonging to the cactus family. These fruits are native to the Southwestern regions of North America ...

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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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We all love to snack on these delicious natural powerhouses, but have you ever wondered what the difference is between raw and roasted nuts? Whatever your ...

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Interest in going vegan, vegetarian, or even “flexitarian” - also known as “casual vegetarianism” or just cutting down on meals that involve meat - continues ...

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It might be because I've just gotten back from a short trip to Asia that I'm now, totally into all sorts of soyabean food! Tempeh or Tempe is a traditional ...

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Chicory (also known as endive) comes from the dandelion family and can usually be recognised by its bright blue flowers. You can actually enjoy the entirety of ...

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Bamboo mainly grows in East and South East Asia, and has been used throughout history as construction material, for scaffolding, ornamental blinds and many ...

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