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Amaranth beneficial for cardiovascular health

Health properties of a great little grain What is amaranth? Amaranth is a grain very similar to quinoa, and to the untrained eye they might be mistaken as the same thing.  Both of the grains are small and bead-like, and

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5 ways not to be overwhelmed by your fruit and vegetables box

How to avoid waste and increase your health at the same time Bought way too much vegetables and fruit? Fear not! Yesterday I received my regular delivery of organic fruit and vegetable boxes and I realised I ordered, by mistake,

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A refreshing drink to protect your skin from sun damage

Keep a younger looking skin without chemicals, just drink green tea. Spring has started and we have had quite a few lovely sunny days. Sun exposure is vital for our health as it is the main factor to boost our

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The perfect salad builder

How to build a perfect salad Salads are such great option for lunch, but sometimes we may be short of ideas on how to make a yummy salad, filling and full of nutrients. This is a little tool to help

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The most powerful anti-ageing intervention and why it works

And what caloric restriction, resveratrol and berries have in common The most powerful anti-aging dietary intervention scientifically proven so far is caloric restriction. Several studies have reported that caloric restriction is very helpful to improve cholesterol levels, has anti-inflammatory effects,

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New Year’s resolution: loosing weight for good

  The Journal of Clinical psychology reported that the number one New Year’s resolution for 2014 is loosing weight. As in January the enthusiasm towards this objective is still high, let us spend a few words on this topic. Whilst

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Borecole Nutrition Wishes You a Happy Christmas and Healthy New Year

With this small selection of easy and healthy edible Christmas trees   Selection of very easy to make, healthy and delicious edible Christmas trees for your festive table! Enjoy and Merry Christmas from Borecole Nutrition

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Polyphenols in the diet linked to longevity

Polyphenols are naturally occurring compounds found mainly in fruits, vegetables, coffee, tea, nuts and legumes. An increasing body of research has so far reported that they exert antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic effects, as well as being linked with better cognitive

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5 Mushrooms to beat inflammation, but better when eaten raw

Anti-inflammatory mushrooms Inflammation is a well-known contributing factor to many age-related chronic diseases. One of the possible strategies to suppress inflammation is the employment of functional foods with anti-inflammatory properties. Edible mushrooms are attracting more and more attention as functional

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