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4 Summer Berries and Their Amazing Health Benefits

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5 August 2019

4 Summer Berries and Their Amazing Health Benefits

Stir them into yogurt, dust them with cinnamon or eat them straight from the punnet – nothing beats tucking into a bowl of berries on a hot summer’s day.

And beyond tasting great, the nation’s favourite berries have a lot going on in the nutrition stakes too. Packed with disease-fighting antioxidants, digestion-aiding fibre and several vitamins and minerals, consumed regularly as part of an overall balanced diet, these small wonders can do a lot to support our general health.

Why You Should Make Eating Golden Berries Part Of Your Diet

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13 January 2019

Golden Berries

Golden berries might sound like a fruit made up by Roald Dahl, but trust us – they’re a real thing and actually pretty great.

The delicate orange berry has many names, including Peruvian groundcherry, physalis or Cape gooseberry, but for now we’ll just stick to the much easier golden berry. The French actually refer to it as ‘amour en cage’ which means ‘love in a cage’ – a rather romantic way to describe the brown husk you find the berries in.

January is all about trying new things, so now could be a good time to add this exotic fruit to your shopping list.

Discover the Power of Mangosteens and How to Use Them

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12 February 2014

About mangosteens

The mangosteen fruit is exotic and delicious and packed full of phytonutrients that have huge health benefits. It is grown mainly in Southeast Asia and other tropical regions, however…. Here in the UAE it is found in Spinneys, Lulu and Carrefour.

It is a small dark purple fruit and is roughly the size of a tangerine—about 2-3 inches in diameter.

The mangosteen has often been called the Queen of Fruits (Queen Victoria gave knighthood to anyone who brought it to her).