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Black sesame is a small black seed also referred to as 'Hei Zhi Ma' in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). It originated in Africa, and its oil was praised 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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Lion's mane mushroom, or the bearded hedgehog, is a medicinal, parasitic fungus found in North America, China, Japan and Europe. With the most common species ...

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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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Today I bought a bunch of sunflowers,  favourites due to their cheerful yellow colour. But that’s not all I love about them, they produce excellent snacks; ...

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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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Commonly believed to be a grain and prepared and eaten like one, quinoa or 'Chenopodium quinoa', is in fact a seed botanically speaking and is a relative of ...

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We talk about health often, but did you know that the largest organ of your body, your skin, can weigh around 10kg? It's important to understand how you can ...

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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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Quince is a special seasonal fruit that ripens between autumn and winter. Hailing from the warm regions of southwest Asia, it was later introduced to various ...

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This historically popular seed, anise, also known as aniseed and anise seed, is the true anise, Pimpinella anisum, which is not to be confused with the ...

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Despite its name, the Brazil nut is in fact the seed produced by the fruit of the Brazil nut tree. Native to Colombia, Peru, Bolivia and of course Brasil, its ...

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Maca root, or lepidium meyenii, is a biennial plant (meaning it takes two years to complete its biological lifecycle) hailing from the high altitude regions of ...

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Saffron, otherwise known as ‘Kesar’ in Hindi is a prized condiment and by far the most  expensive spice in the world.  It is native to Southern Europe's Crocus ...

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With no agreed place of origin, a multitude of myths from a host of cultures surrounding their uses as signs of social hierarchy through to symbols of ...

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