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Discover Kale | Have you joined the kale club yet?

By Alexandra Gagan / January 20, 2015

The cruciferous holy grail of 2015. The strong and distinctive flavour of this cabbage like veggie has enticed every health novice,  buff and celebrity alike. Produced from June to March in the UK, kale is a deep green brassica with an increasing nutritional profile. Championed by celebrities and leading British chefs, this kale craze has been […]

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Eating a Mediterranean diet combats obesity, says doctors

By Alexandra Gagan / November 17, 2014

Often hailed as a champion against diabetes, strokes and dementia; the Mediterranean diet has now been crowned the number one way to tackle obesity. Despite often featuring foods high in calories, for instance rich cheeses and fatty meats, a new report has confirmed the worth of a balanced Mediterranean diet. While the World Health Organisation (WHO) […]

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What are the health benefits of pomegranates?

By Alexandra Gagan / October 29, 2014

Cyprus has the perfect climatic conditions for growing pomegranates, a super fruit and leading source of antioxidants, and it is that time of year where they are at there best. This Middle Eastern fruit has been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years. But does this distinctive ruby-red jewel like seed really have positive health effects? […]