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Almond Flour

Almond flour is a popular alternative to traditional wheat flour. Known for being low in carbs and high in nutrients, it tends to have a slightly sweeter note to it. It being moderately high in fats and low in carbohydrates, this flour has become a staple in Keto diets and other high fat low carb … Read More

Introducing Green Vie

Green Vie was built on the back bone of the Mediterranean Diet. A Mediterranean lifestyle is the pioneer of plant based living both for flavour and health. Following a plant based diet has a wide range of benefits such as lowering the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, mainting a healthy weight and even … Read More

What are superfoods?

Superfoods are a diverse collection of nutrient-rich natural foods such as berries, seeds, grains, algae, vegetables and fruits, which can have a positive effect on your body. They contain a large percentage of vitamins, minerals, enzymes, amino acids and antioxidants. Unlike most healthy foods, which normally contain two or three particular nutritional properties, superfoods often … Read More

Soft wheat vs hard wheat

Depending on the protein content of the wheat grain, it is categorised into what farmers and millers refer to as hard wheat or soft wheat. Hard wheat has a high protein content and if it also has good quality gluten, it can develop a strong and elastic dough, making it the best type of wheat … Read More

What is Baobab?

Baobab is a tree that thrives in hot, dry savannah. In its native areas it has various uses, but its fruit has become popular worldwide for its flavour and nutritional richness. There is no such thing as a baobab plantation as every tree is community-owned and wild-harvested. The circumference of a baobab tree trunk can … Read More

Eating well and exercise cut chances of needing C-section

Diet and physical activity during pregnancy reduce gestational weight gain Women who eat healthily and stay active during pregnancy cut their chance of needing a Caesarean section by around 10 per cent, experts say. A review of 36 studies in 16 countries found that a careful diet and exercising helped reduce excessive weight gain in … Read More

What is Cacao Butter?

Cacao grows on tropical trees and is native to Central and South America. It is the main ingredient in chocolate, but it is increasingly consumed for its nutritional value as well as its taste. Cacao beans grow in green pods, which are hand-picked from the tree and the flesh surrounding the beans is then allowed … Read More