Which potatoes are the healthiest?

Potatoes are one of the most commonly consumed vegetables with over a billion people eating them, and for good reason. They are extremely versatile and can be prepared in many different ways – boiled, steamed, baked, fried and roasted. If you are a fan of potatoes you have probably added them to salads and soups…

Is ice cream good or bad for a sore throat?

At some point in our lives we have all suffered from a sore throat, and from personal experience I know how much agony the first few days can be.¬†Swallowing causes you extreme pain, you can barely speak and you just want the discomfort to go away. There are a number of different causes for a…

How to eat pumpkin seeds

A lot of people eat the flesh of pumpkins but discard the seeds, also known as pepitas. However, not only are these seeds super nutritious, they also taste great and are very versatile. Their colour can vary from cream to green, depending on whether the shell has been removed. Below you will find all the…

Is black coffee good for weight loss?

Many people, myself included, drink coffee simply because they love the taste, but what you may not know is that it brings with it many health benefits. Apart from helping you stay alert, drinking coffee has been shown to help lower your risk of type 2 diabetes, protect from Alzheimer’s disease, protect your liver and…

Are hard boiled eggs good for you?

The great thing about eggs is that they are not only inexpensive but there are also many different ways to cook them. They can be fried, scrambled, poached or boiled, to name a few. Boiled eggs can either be soft, medium or hard, the main difference being how well the yolk is cooked: Soft –…

Is carbonated water good or bad for you?

Carbonated water is an alternative to plain water. In fact it is simply plain water that has had pressurized carbon dioxide gas added to it, which forms the bubbles that you see when you pour it into a glass. Schweppes, Canada Dry,¬†S.Pellegrino and Perrier are well known manufacturers of bottled carbonated water. Carbonated water is…

How to eat 3000 calories a day

The average adult needs to eat roughly 2000 – 2500 calories per day. There are of course a number of different factors that determine each individuals daily calorie requirement. These factors are current weight, height, age, gender and activity levels. If you are happy with your current weight, you can use our calorie calculator here…

Eating 1000 calories a day

In order to lose weight, you need to eat fewer calories than you burn. Doing so forces your body to use its fat stores as a source of energy. Eating 1000 calories a day will lead to weight loss, but is not recommended for everyone. In fact, most people would be able to eat far…

What vitamins are in grapes?

It is recommended that you eat around 2 cups of fruits and 3 cups of vegetables per day, to get your “5 a day”. Even though most fruits and vegetables are made up of water, they are packed full of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. Grapes are not only one of the most delicious fruits…

Why does chocolate make you happy?

Chocolate has to be one of, if not the most loved food worldwide. Children love it as much as adults and often have to be kept away from it – try saying the same thing about broccoli! It is no surprise that chocolate has been around for centuries. There is evidence of chocolate consumption that…

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