Category: Diet

Brahmi, also known as waterhyssop and bacopa monnieri, is a non-aromatic perennial herb originating from the wetlands of Australia, Europe, Africa, south east ...

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This article serves to provide a general overview of the nutrition involved in martial arts highlighting the essential nutrients that contribute to a vigorous ...

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The menstrual cycle involves many hormonal changes and the monthly loss of blood results in extra dietary requirements. I know we love our comfort food when ...

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Interest in going vegan, vegetarian, or even “flexitarian” - also known as “casual vegetarianism” or just cutting down on meals that involve meat - continues ...

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As we age, our basal metabolic rate (BMR) decreases meaning that we should generally need fewer calories as we get older according to the British Diabetic ...

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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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