Broccoli, a brother to cabbage, kale and cauliflower, is a famous type of green vegetable in the cruciferous family. It is known to be packed with nutrients in amounts hugely exceeding any other type of vegetable.
Probiotics have definitely been one of the buzzwords of the last few years, as more and more research has been backing up the link between gut health and our immune system.
We live in a world where the global population is growing at a fast rate, and consequently, so is the world’s demand for food. In order to meet this demand, global food production has drastically increased over the years, unfortunately this has come at the expense of the quality of food that we put into […]
Olive oil is in essence the juice made from olives. Olive oil consists mainly of oleic acid, saturated fat, and the rest is polyunsaturated fats, such as omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids.
Cinnamon is a delicious spice, retrieved by cutting the stems of cinnamon trees. The bark of such trees gets rolled and after drying, it forms a roll, which we all know as the cinnamon stick.
Vanilla is very often recognised as people’s favourite ice-cream flavour or a great help in the kitchen when baking, however vanilla and its general properties offer so much more benefits to your overall health than purely taste-based pleasure. Vanilla is a climbing kind of orchid, coming from multiple tropical places, and the flavour is extracted […]
Garlic had been recognised for centuries as the so-called father of the Western medicine. There is a famous quote by Hippocrates, advising people to “Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food”.
Chicory is a flowering plant, a sibling to dandelions, with a tough hair stem, purple flowers and green leaves that are often used in salads and healthy foods. Its root is also sometimes used for a coffee alternative with similar taste and color. Chicory is very rich in fibre, which as we know has a […]
Bananas are one of the world’s most popular fruits, in average people eat about 100 bananas a year, due to it pleasant taste and also their great nutritional values. A 100g serving of bananas provides you 81 kcal, 20,3g of carbohydrates and 1.4g fibre, so it gives you lots of energy, but in a slowly released […]