Storing fruit and vegetables correctly

Fruit and vegetables are crucial for a healthy diet. Depending on the type you buy, you will need to store them in a particular way to keep them as fresh as possible and retain valuable vitamins. The right temperature, light conditions and humidity are key. Find out here how you should store your fruit and vegetables to provide the best protection for your large and small vitamin bombs.

Cutting up a pineapple: how to do it right

Pineapples are incredibly juicy, delicious and also really healthy. Today we show you step by step how to cut up a pineapple quickly and easily. See below for how to get to the healthy flesh of this tropical fruit in just five steps.

Healthy recipe for a girls’ night in: banana sushi

You have invited your friends around for a girls’ night in, picked out a few movies, chilled the drinks and have some cosy blankets ready. What’s missing? A few tasty snacks. As a healthy alternative to crisps and other nibbles, we have a recipe for you for banana sushi. This fancy snack is quick and easy to make at home. Your girls are guaranteed to love it!

Why do bananas go brown?

Everyone knows how it is: you have just bought some lovely yellow bananas yet just a short time later they have dark spots on them. But why do bananas go brown and are brown bananas still edible?

Tips to stop cravings

It’s not that long since lunch and already you feel like something sweet. Any attempts at distraction do nothing to help and the temptation to give in is strong, as the voice in your head is tireless. Sounds familiar? Today we give you the best tips to beat cravings and our Top 4 tips to prevent them.

Is snacking healthy?

It’s 10 o’clock in the morning and your stomach is rumbling again. Another three hours to lunchtime – you need a little something to tide you over. But is it healthy to eat between meals or is it better to avoid snacks? We investigate and reveal how snacking affects the body.

Could spices be good for you?

Spices like turmeric, cinnamon, ginger and cayenne pepper not only make food taste good, they are also known as ‘super spices’. For millennia, natural medicine and Ayurveda teaching have claimed that spices are good for our health. Now, more and more studies are examining their health-promoting effects. Today, we shed some light on spices that could be particularly good for your body.

Five second rule fallacy

Food dropped on the floor for less than five seconds is safe to eat, right? Wrong. Researchers from Rutgers University put the “Five Second Rule” to the test in a 2016 study published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Results are less than appetizing.