5 Ideas For a Special Easter

02/04/2015

So the holidays are almost here, huh? What we usually do when we have many days-off lined one after the other is to succumb to our escalating levels of laziness and spent all of our free time eating and…

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AUTUMN GOODIES, PART 2: FRUITS

04/10/2013

Hello, dears! As promised last week, here is what fruits are good to eat during the autumn and, more importantly, why it is good to eat them; stick to those gifts of nature and you should be just fine aaaaall the way through the golden monthsJ Apples Apples are rich in antioxidant phyto-nutrients flavonoids and polyphenolics. The total measured anti-oxidant strength (ORAC value) of 100 g apple fruit is 5900 TE. Some of the important flavonoids in apples are quercetin, epicatechin, and procyanidin…

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THE MOST CONTAMINATED FRUITS AND VEGETABLES, Part 2

30/08/2013

Hi, dears, here I am with the promised second part on what foods should be avoided at any cost – and the cost is not as high as you might think, actually. As discussed in last week`s article, the good fellas at the Environmental Working Group compile a list of the most contaminated fruits and vegetables. They do it every year and usually tree fruits, berries, leafy greens dominate the list. Last week we published the 12 worst choices you could go for when shopping conventional produce, now let`s…

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INNER BEAUTY

10/05/2013

Howdy :) On Tuesday it was about the best fruits of nature we can eat in the spring when it comes to vegetables :) ; on Thursday I told you funny, but oh how nutritious veggies. So we`ve clarified the basics, one might say. So today, on Friday – congrats, another working week down – it only seems logical to take it up a notch and finalize veggie blog week with an article on organic and conventional. Not just about veggies, though, it`s time to include the fruit population as well. To be…

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