Is popcorn gluten free?

Popcorn is enjoyed the world around in movie theaters, at baseball games and at children’s parties. It is very popular thanks to its simplicity & delicious taste. I eat pop corn at least three times a month, sometimes more, depending on the occasion. Popcorn has been scientifically proven to be a healthy snack. For example…

30+ best foods for burning fat and losing weight

Losing weight is a goal that most people in the world will strive for at some point in their lives. In 2013, two out of three women in the UK began a diet, and 44% of men tried to slim down. There are many different techniques for losing weight, including a wide variety of diets…

Is whey gluten free?

The consumption of whey is an excellent way to get an added dose of protein, especially if you work out a lot. It is not only extremely convenient but is also digested and absorbed quickly by the body. Whey is great because it is a complete protein and provides all 9 essential amino acids that…

The health benefits of cantaloupes

The cantaloupe is a type of melon which is thought to originate in either Africa or Asia. It is recognisable by its scaly green skin and juicy orange flesh. They are great as a snack or the starter of a three course meal. They can also be used in fruit salads, and as the base…

6 health benefits of grapes

Grapes have been around for thousands of years and are thought to have originated in what is known as the ‘Near East’. This is an area which generally encompasses western Asia. Throughout history, grapes have most commonly been used in wine production, as their skins contain natural yeast which makes alcohol when it is fermented….

12 health benefits of apricots

Apricots originated in Asia over 4000 years ago, and have travelled across the world to become a popular fruit. They thrive best in warm climates so many countries enjoy these delicious fruits as imports from hotter countries. They are relatives of plums, nectarines and peaches, and are enjoyed in a variety of different ways, from being…

9 health benefits of eating vegetables

Vegetables range from the humble carrot to the butternut squash, to broccoli and kale. They can be roasted, baked, mashed or simply eaten raw, and in any capacity pack a variety of important benefits for your health and well-being. Below are 9 health benefits you can reap from eating a variety of vegetables. 1. Reduce…

Is hummus good for you?

Hummus has been growing steadily in popularity in the West over the past decade or two, with millions of people now including it in their diet. Some simply like the taste whilst others enjoy it because of the huge array of health benefits that are supposed to come with eating hummus. It also makes a…

Are apples good for weight loss?

It could be argued that apples are one of the most popular fruit products in the western world. They are easy to grow, even in colder climates, simple to eat, and small enough to carry around on the go. They are filling and flavoursome, not to mention filled with nutrients to promote good health. Although…

Is pineapple good for weight loss?

We all know that pineapples are a healthy food, make a great addition to a fruit salad, and their juice makes a delicious beverage. But what else are they good for? When trying to lose weight, many people will try to eat fruit and vegetables rather than unhealthy snacks. Pineapples are a fruit that may…

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