Tag: vitamins

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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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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Hibiscus, or Hibiscus Sabdariffa, is a tropical flower belonging to the Malvaceae family. Botanists believe that there are eight original hibiscus species that ...

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Hailing from the beautiful Nordic country of Finland, the Roberts family have been producing quality food products for over 100 years. Fortunately, they have ...

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Aloe Vera is one of the most popular plants being widely used for its remarkable medicinal properties and variety of health benefits. Being a plant species of ...

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Did you know that the kiwifruit is also known as Chinese gooseberry? Native to China (widely found in New Zealand with golden ones available in Italy) and ...

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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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Eggs are pretty much universally enjoyed by everyone across the globe to some extent and still are an all-time favourite food. Most include them in their daily ...

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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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We often get pumpkins at Halloween and carve scary faces into them and nine times out of ten, we discard the seeds -next time think again as there are many ...

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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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There’s quite a lot of confusion about the difference between juices and smoothies and which is actually better for you. Remember it’s well worth making your ...

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Despite what the name may imply, tiger nuts are actually small tubers, not nuts.  They are an ancient 'superfood' and were first recognised as having ...

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Raw fruit and vegetables typically have a high nutritional content which is significantly reduced when cooked. This is particularly true for vitamins B and C ...

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