04th August
This ‘super- fruit’ is a must, as part of our everyday diet; it is rich in antioxidants, healthy fats and an array of vitamins and minerals.   Unlike other fruits, the avocado consists mostly of fats rather than carbohydrates. However these fats are healthy fats and can in fact be benefic...
20th July
These small translucent berries vary in shape, colour and taste. Bursting with an array of nutrients (including vitamins A, B1,B5,B6, and the minerals calcium, potassium, phosphorus and iron) gooseberries possess a range of health promoting properties.   The gooseberry is an excellent sou...
13th July
  These home-grown, deep purple-black, shiny skinned berries, pack a serious punch when it comes to health benefits. So why is it that they are not a staple in the British diet?   Blackcurrants are bursting with phytonutrients (active compounds found in plants, shown to benefit hu...
29th June
Something to go bananas about.... Bananas are considered a sweet, conveniently portable snack but are perhaps overlooked as a healthy addition to the diet. Surprisingly, bananas have many health benefits and are packed full of beneficial nutrients.   Bananas contain tryptophan which is...
16th March
Wild garlic is more delicately flavoured than its conventional counterpart, with triangular shaped stems and leaves which resemble those of lily-of-the-valley. It has all the outstanding health benefits of cultivated garlic and more!  It’s hard to believe that some farmers’ still consider this plant...

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