Tag: Seeds

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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In the search for eternal youth, many people are spending hundreds of pounds on expensive face creams. But what if there was a simple, cheap alternative? From ...

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Chickpeas, aka garbanzo beans, belong to the legume family and are among the most easily digested thanks to their thin shell. You probably know that your ...

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Fibre is an important part of a healthy diet and one that is often overlooked. There are two categories of fibre: soluble and insoluble, and both are only ...

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Tired? Grouchy? Feeling lousy? We’ve all been there! Whilst there are many things that can affect your mood, the food that we eat can have a huge impact on how ...

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Lack of magnesium has become one of the main nutrient deficiency concerns present in adults today, so it’s surprising this mineral is so commonly overlooked ...

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Fennel is a sweet, anise-flavoured herb, where the bulb, leaves and seeds are all used in different ways.  It is grown in the Mediterranean and heavily used in ...

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Jackfruit is the world's biggest fruit to grow on an actual tree and can grow up to 3ft (1m) long and weigh up to 100lb (45kg)! Indigenous to the ...

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Flaxseed, sometimes called linseed, is one of the oldest crops in the world and has been cultivated for thousands of years. This nutrient-packed seed is the ...

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