Tag: nutrients

Have you ever seen a recipe for a yummy, healthy treat? You buy all the ingredients and set up only to find you need a food processor to make them? Or perhaps ...

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The delightfully otherworldly-looking African Baobab tree is the source of the white powdery baobab fruit, which has been bestowed 'superfood' status for its ...

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These bright and juicy vegetables are full of all kinds of nutrients. Although they look among the most common items that you'll find in the supermarket, they ...

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The often forgotten half of the classic salt and pepper pairing, black pepper has some impressive health benefits. Originating in India, a peppercorn is ...

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Although often used in cooking as a fruit, rhubarb is actually classified as a vegetable. Popular in Europe and North America, it can be hard to get hold of in ...

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Chamomile is a daisy-like plant in the Asteraceae family native to western Europe, India and western Asia. There are many species of this plant, two of which ...

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Teff (Amharic: ṭēff), was one of the earliest domesticated plants believed to have originated in Ethiopia and Eritrea between 4000 and 1000 BC. It is a small ...

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Sweet potatoes are readily available, inexpensive, tasty and very good for you. If you thought that chips can't be good for your cardiovascular system and ...

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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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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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An energy bar which contains crickets? Yes, it’s true! Although they haven’t traditionally been a staple in the UK, in various parts of Asia they’re a hot ...

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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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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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Chia is an edible seed also known as Salvia Hispanica and come from a type of flowering plant from the mint family and date back to Mayan and Aztec cultures. ...

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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 ...

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