Love a good smoothie? Get the lowdown on the best superfoods to add for extra kick! Smoothies are a convenient, nutritious way to combine different foods in one easy meal. And they’re certainly not just a fad. According to Mayo Clinic dietician Katherine Zeratsky, superfoods are an important part of our health-aware society. James Colquhoun […]
Dynamite comes in small packages and so do nutrients – yes, seeds are incredibly nutritious. Seeds are widely recommended as part of a healthy, balanced diet – and with good reason. They’re packed with healthy plant fats, fibre, protein, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Plus, they’re naturally gluten-free. As an excellent source of healthy polyunsaturated fats, seeds are […]
If you haven’t discovered the magic of chia yet, now’s the time. These superfood seeds are packed with health-boosting nutrients. “Chia” comes from the Nahuatl word “chian”, which means “oily”. The plant Salvia hispanica, which is largely cultivated for its tiny black and white seeds, is part of the flowering mint family. Chia seeds are thought to […]
Beetroot should form part of your diet, whether you like it or not. This superfood is simply too healthy to ignore! You’ve seen it in supermarkets, on restaurant menus and in the cookbooks of celebrity chefs. Cooked into soups, roasted with other veggies, fried as chips, tossed into salads or blended into smoothies, beetroot packs a nutritional punch […]
Acai berries look like grapes, but come from palm trees – and they’re packed with nutrients. What should you know? Acai berries are an excellent source of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, fibre and heart-healthy fats. As a result, there are some huge claims made for their benefits, such as that they possesses cancer- fighting and anti-ageing properties. […]
Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is arguably the best-known immune-boosting vitamin and critical for the normal functioning of the body.