Did you know..The French used to refer to the tomato as the “apple of love.” The tomato as many also think is in fact a fruit..not a vegetable. One serving of tomatoes provides you with 2 grams of fiber, the equivalent to 7% of your recommended amount, tomatoes are high in water content because of this it makes them a filling source of food. Making sure…Details
Did you know that you can speed up the ripening of a pineapple by standing it upside down (on the leafy end).Pineapples are rich in antioxidants,these fight against ‘free radicals’ in the body preventing any potential cell damage. Antioxidants help protect your body against diseases such as atherosclerosis, arthritis, heart diseases and even various cancers.…Details
‘DIY’ face lotion for acne prone skin Applying a face moisturizer as all us ladies know, is part of our everyday skin care regime! However, if you face the struggles of the occasional dreaded acne/ breakouts you may be that bit more selective about what chemicals you are putting into your skin. We all see…Details
Did you know that a kiwi fruit contains twice as much vitamin c than an a orange. Kiwis are a nutrient dense food, this means they are high in nutrients and low in calories. The possible health benefits of consuming kiwis include maintaining healthy skin tone and texture, reducing blood pressure and preventing heart disease and strokes. Many studies…Details
Did you know that Apples contain a natural laxative? If you juice apples it helps aid bowel movements. The most effective method is to mix apples with carrots and spinach, you can expect a noticeable difference in your bowel movement the next day. It is the gel-forming fibre, pectin, in apples which helps aid bowel…Details
Did you know that more than 300 accidents related to bananas happened in the UK in 2011. Did you also know that the phrase ‘going bananas’ was first recorded in the Oxford English dictionary, the phrase is attached to the fruits comical connection with monkeys.