Healthy seeds to add to your diet

Healthy seeds to add to your diet

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 […]

Chia

Chia

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

Beetroot

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

Acai berries

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. […]