Tag: Seeds

All too often the fruit and vegetables we buy are not used to their fullest potential. There is always going to be food waste from the kitchen - from the ...

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There are many different vitamins and minerals that humans can become deficient in, and vegans and vegetarians are often thought to be at a higher risk of ...

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When talking about vegan diets, I feel there is a major focus on the foods you need to exclude, rather than on the foods that you can actually eat! Since I ...

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We all know how to prepare a meal, but how do we make great tasting vegan food that provides all the nutrients our bodies need and is easily accessible on the ...

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Tryptophan, also known as 5HTP, (5-Hydroxy-L-tryptophan) is an amino acid (a building block of protein) and a precursor to the chemical serotonin. Serotonin is ...

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Iron is an essential mineral for our health. Its main role is to transport oxygen around the body in the red blood cells. When we eat it, it combines with a ...

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Oats are whole grains and as such offer a variety of health benefits. According to a Harvard university study, people who eat oats and whole grains live longer ...

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Lotus seeds or lotus nuts come from the Nelumbo nucifera, a herbaceous perennial species of plant. They are also known as 'makhana' in India. Lotus flowers, ...

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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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Nigella seeds or black cumin (Nigella sativa) are an anciently known, old spice, they were found in Tutankhamun’s tomb, and the Old Testament Bible mentioned ...

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Commonly mistaken as nuts, almonds are actually nutrient-dense seeds which you’ve probably seen nestled in the baking isle next to the cashews and hazelnuts in ...

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Happy New Year! If you've made any New Year's fitness resolutions, then knowing about this will help...Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (aka ‘DOMS’) comes hand in ...

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The holidays are an indulgent time of year. However, adopting some sustainable behaviours over the Christmas period can minimise its environmental impact, ...

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Every year in the UK, each adult will get between 2 and 4 colds. Although getting enough sleep and exercising can all help combat the common cold, it’s ...

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Tamarind is a sticky, fleshy, pulpy fruit with a sweet and tangy taste that grows within brown pods. It’s been a widely used spice-condiment staple in the ...

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