Category: Diet

Rosehip - sounds beautiful, doesn’t it, but what actually is it? Rosehip tea is derived from the dried fruits and buds of the rose flower that develop after ...

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Do you like subtle yet nutrient-filled coconut water or birch sap? Then bamboo water might for you! As you may already know, bamboo is amongst the fastest ...

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Nigella seeds or black cumin (Nigella sativa) are an anciently known, old spice, they were found in Tutankhamun’s tomb, and the Old Testament Bible mentioned ...

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Ginger tea - tasty all year round. But when is it particularly handy? Right now! Not only great for your digestive health, ginger tea can also be used to ...

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Bamboo mainly grows in East and South East Asia, and has been used throughout history as construction material, for scaffolding, ornamental blinds and many ...

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Artichokes look like one of the most intimidating vegetables to grace the shelves of any supermarket. A widely consumed vegetable throughout the Mediterranean, ...

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When we talk about capers, we're referring to the flower buds of the Capparis spinosa (caper bush) perennial plant (ie. living longer than 2-years) that are ...

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Natto is a Japanese speciality made of fermented soybeans. Legend says that it was discovered a thousand years ago (around 1051 AD) and was studied for the ...

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White tea - what is it? It might sound like a milky cup of English Breakfast, but White Tea is actually a particular strain of green tea made from the Camellia ...

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Miso (みそ or 味噌) is a traditional Japanese and Chinese fermented ingredient that has been used for centuries. Its paste is made by fermenting soybeans with ...

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As we have seen with kimchi, fermented foods date back a long way. It seems that the Romans already mentioned preserving turnips and cabbage with salt. ...

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Olives. Something we know all about, right? Wrong! Olives come in a wide array of forms, fermentation/growth processes, and with those come varying yet ...

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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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Kimchi (김치 in Korean) is a traditional Korean side dish made from fermented and salted vegetables, scallions and different seasonings such as garlic, chilli ...

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The overconsumption of processed sugar and carbohydrate intake make us look today at alternatives to sugar. Alternatives still have sugar but they are easier ...

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