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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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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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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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Grown on lush, green trees in the south eastern and south central regions of America and Mexico pecans have an impressive nutrition content. This small nut is ...

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Based in Glastonbury, Somerset and founded in 2004, Indigo Herbs has been serving its customers with ethical, natural and vegan friendly nutritional ...

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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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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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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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Pacari Chocolate is an Ecuadorian family-owned company which aims to make the highest quality fine flavour chocolate in the world -and who doesn’t love dark ...

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Back in ‘the dairy days’, the coconut would only bring one image to mind, one so full of rejection, it would make Mr ‘It’s a no from me’ Simon Cowell, quake in ...

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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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They taste delicious, complement numerous desserts and smoothies and can be used as decoration on a wide range of dishes -the uses of blueberries are endless. ...

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Life has a way of getting the best of us on some days. Whether you’re working too many hours, shuffling your kids all over the place for their activities, ...

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