Category: Diet

The natural flavour of peppermint (or ‘mentha piperita’ in its Latin form) is a combination of spearmint and watermint, and is one of Earth’s oldest herbs, ...

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Have you ever wondered whether you could eat the shells of eggs or reuse them instead of throwing them in the bin? We all undoubtedly know what an eggshell ...

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Dates are the flowered fruit from the Arecaceae family of palm trees. Dates come with a great variety of colours, textures and sweetness to them. The Medjool ...

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Oolong (in Chinese: 烏龍) tea originally came from the Chinese name (烏龍茶) which means "black dragon tea" and is a traditional Chinese tea (from the Camellia ...

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Lemon Verbena (Aloysia citriodora or Lippia citriodora) is a tropical perennial plant from the Verbenaceae family originating from South America (Chile and ...

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Mulberries are now identified as being a 'superfood'. They are small sweet fruits, which grow from the Morus Alba Tree. Mulberries come in different colours ...

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Krill, in Norwegian, translates to “whale food”. Krill oil is made from krill; tiny shrimp-like crustaceans and a favourite food of whales, penguins and manta ...

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Microgreens are seedlings of vegetables and herbs that have been harvested less than 14 days after they germinate. This means they are usually very small and ...

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In the last couple of decades, people have become far more concerned about their health and trying to maintain a healthy weight. This focus on fitness and ...

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Rutabaga is a root vegetable, also known as swede and is a relative to the more commonly known turnip, originating from Russia and Scandinavia. In European ...

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Nowadays we know everything about green, white, black and red tea but what about blue tea? No, it's not a tea simply mixed with some “E” food colouring! Blue ...

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Lucuma (pronounced ‘Loo-Koo-Ma’) is a superfruit grown in Peru, Ecuador and Chile. It has been eaten throughout South America since about 200AD. It's usually ...

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Rooibos tea, (pronounced "ROY-boss") has gained global popularity in recent years. You’ve likely seen it on your local grocery store’s shelves marked as Red ...

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Psyllium or 'Ispaghula' is, let’s say, your “bowel” friend. It's a fiber made from the husks of the plant group Plantago. Being a dietary fiber, Psyllium is ...

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Coconuts originally come from the Indonesian region and are widespread across south-east Asia, but it now grows in the middle-east, as well as south and ...

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