10 top cancer-protective foods

fruit and vegetables

10 Top Cancer-Protective Foods Cancer is rightly the most feared disease. Yes, there have been advances in early diagnosis, but once cancer is established, so many of even the modern drugs do little more than extend life by months. So risk reduction and prevention should be top of everyone’s priorities. Keeping active is crucial. So … Read more

8 reasons why chia seeds should be on your shopping list

Chia seeds are a nutrient-dense superfood ‘Chia’ means strength in the Mayan language, and in Mexico – where they originally come from – they were once even used as currency. They are the dried seeds of the Salvia hispanica plant. Chia seeds are high in fibre, very ‘nutrient dense’ and can give you a low-calorie … Read more

Nutrient-dense superfoods black rice, purple corn, red palm oil

Experts agree that eating fruits and vegetables is a good idea, health-wise, though even the current recommended ‘dose’ of five-a-day – almost twice what the average UK consumer actually eats – is widely acknowledged to be sub-optimal (1). The food industry has taken note, and it has also noted that many of us prefer processed to … Read more

Beetroot and beet juice – in moderation

Have you seen publicity about beetroot juice? It’s good for all kinds of things, apparently. It improves failing memory, enhances stamina, reduces blood pressure and even acts as a kind of natural male potency enhancer. Or does it? Increased athletic performance The story was originally kick-started in the mainstream media a few years ago by … Read more