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4 Health Reasons to Eat Fresh Goji Berries

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29 August 2019

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Maebelle

4 Health Reasons to Eat Fresh Goji Berries

If you’re the type of person that knows their cacao-infused matcha latte from their chia seed pudding, you’ll probably already know that goji berries have some pretty impressive health benefits going for them.

Also known as ‘wolfberries’, these ruby-coloured spheres have been used in Chinese medicine for hundreds of years, but they’ve recently been popularised as a superfood in the Western world.

People Need to Broaden Their Minds About Eating Goat

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27 August 2019

People Need to Broaden Their Minds About Eating Goat

When’s the last time you picked up some goat meat on your way home for a curry, or slow cooked shoulder dish? Unless you’ve grown up eating goat meat, it can feel slightly alien to consider it for a midweek meal – although it shouldn’t.

Chef James Cochran is on a mission to change any misconceptions about goat meat, and show everyone how delicious it is. As well as his restaurant 1251, in London, he’s just opened a street food joint GOAT in Boxpark Croydon, and is set to present his food at major meat festival, Meatopia (August 30 – September 1).

5 Of the Best Cities for Al Fresco Dining

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26 August 2019

5 Of the Best Cities for Al Fresco Dining

Whether it’s a full-on family bbq with burgers galore, a bowl of cold noodles on your lunch break, or just an Aperol spritz and a handful of salted peanuts – food eaten outside just tastes better for some reason.

Take inspiration from these destinations, where eating al fresco is done right, or, you know, just book a flight…

SEE ALSO: Enjoy Al Fresco Dining in Dubai at Le Méridien Village Terrace

How to Make 5 Easily Homegrown Herbs Last Beyond Summer

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20 August 2019

How to Make 5 Easily Homegrown Herbs Last Beyond Summer

Want to save your freshly grown herbs? They may have run to seed or look the worse for wear, but it’s easy if you know how.

Some herbs will soon be coming to the end of their natural harvesting period, so here are some top tips on how to pick them to enjoy for months to come.

SEE ALSO: 7 Things To Eat And Drink To Help Beat Disease – According To A Harvard-Trained Doctor

7 of the Best Iced Teas to Cool Down With

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18 August 2019

7 Of The Best Iced Teas to Cool Down With

We all love a good cuppa, whether it’s a builder’s brew or a posh afternoon tea with all the trimmings. Think fine bone china teapot, finger sandwiches and an array of sweet treats.

But when the sun’s shining and you want soak up the great outdoors, a tray with a large jug of iced tea, an ice bucket and a trendy jam jar (rather than a spread of scones and clotted cream) is the coolest option.

Here are some of our favourite thirst-quenching teas to tantalize the taste buds…

A Dietitian Reveals 5 Healthy and Affordable Breakfast Swaps

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7 August 2019

A Dietitian Reveals 5 Healthy and Affordable Breakfast Swaps

If you’re looking to live a healthier lifestyle, breakfast is a good place to start. It’s the first meal of the day, which means it can often set the tone for how and what you eat later in the afternoon.

That said, most of us live busy lives and – no matter what health bloggers on Instagram might portray – plating up a gourmet breakfast every morning isn’t always realistic. Not only are we often short of time, but plenty of trendy breakfast ‘health’ foods like chia seeds, avocado and nuts are expensive to eat day-in day-out.

Cooking with Quooker: Filtered Tap Water in Dubai

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5 August 2019

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Cooking with Quooker is easy, fast and safe for your family

Quooker, the tap that does it all now comes equipped with an all-new CUBE system.

Besides offering instant 100°C boiling water, Quooker tap can now dispense chilled still and sparkling water all filtered from the single tap. You can add more convenience to your Quooker by choosing Quooker Flex that comes equipped with an innovative head and flexible spout design that reaches all corners of a kitchen sink to effectively clean vegetables, dishes, large cut-boards and the sink itself.

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 Try the Decadent Art of Eating Alone

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1 August 2019

Why You Should Try the Decadent Art of Eating Alone

Guardian columnist and food writer extraordinaire Felicity Cloake spent last summer – six weeks in fact – cycling around France on a gastronomic tour of the country.

While many meals consisted of a quick croissant snaffled on the road, many involved eating alone in restaurants – Cloake spent a third of the trip accompanied by friends and family, but for two-thirds it was just her, two panniers and her trusty bike, Eddie.

5 Ultra-Processed Foods That Could Raise Cancer Risk

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25 July 2019

5 Ultra-processed Foods That Could Raise Cancer Risk

A new study has shown that eating foods that have been ‘ultra processed’ could increase your risk of cancer.

According to researchers from the Sorbonne in Paris and the University of Sao Paulo, in some developed countries processed foods make up around 50% of an average person’s diet, and this could be contributing to rising cancer levels. In fact, a 10% increase in eating ultra-processed food was associated with a 12% increased risk of overall cancer.

So what are the worst offenders when it comes to processed foods? And how can you replace them in your diet?

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