Category: Diet

There is currently no legal definition of ‘sustainable food’ but it generally means food that is produced, processed, distributed and disposed of in ways that ...

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Haritaki or Terminalia chebula is a tree that grows in the forests of India, south east Asia, Nepal, and south west China. Its dried, bitter super fruits have ...

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Going vegan is more than just a diet trend; it's a lifestyle change which is making waves all over the globe. As more people are starting to get more conscious ...

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The term ‘organic’ has seen another mini resurgence of late as the term is getting thrown around a bit more these days. But, what is organic food ...

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Edible seaweed is algae, a term used for a diverse group of aquatic plant life. Most edible seaweed is marine algae whereas most freshwater algae are toxic. If ...

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Bees are important as they pollinate an estimated third of the food we consume each day. Of the thousands of species of bees, only the Apis mellifera (honey ...

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Monk fruit or luo han guo (Siraitia grosvenorii) is a small green melon native to Southern China and Northern Thailand. It was apparently used by 13th-century ...

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Dairy, it seems, is fast becoming a drink of the past. Whilst many have given ‘Veganuary’, (a month aimed to inspire and support people to try out veganism) a ...

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You probably already know that the term ‘Dry January’ refers to a month in which one refrains from drinking any alcohol as a personal challenge. If you feel ...

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Seitan (pronounced, “say-tan”) is a high protein food, usually made from wheat flour, spelt flour, khorasan wheat or gluten. It's made by washing flour dough ...

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For most of us, a hangover is just the price you pay for a night of drinking but there's no need to let a heavy night write off the next day entirely. A ...

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Grass jelly, is a dessert that looks like jelly, hence the name, and is very popular mainly in Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Southeast ...

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You may have heard the term ‘gluten-free’ thrown around a lot but what does it really mean? Gluten is the general name for the proteins found in wheat and ...

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It’s that time of year again, when we venture out into the cold with our ‘bags for life’ to stock up with food. Many of you may be partial to a few pigs in ...

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It might be because I've just gotten back from a short trip to Asia that I'm now, totally into all sorts of soyabean food! Tempeh or Tempe is a traditional ...

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