5 facts about dragon fruit

Dragon fruit tastes both sweet and sour and has a visually striking appearance. Anyone who has previously seen this exotic little fruit only as a pretty decoration in a fruit salad will be surprised by its many other talents. So make sure that you don’t miss out on our 5 facts about dragon fruit.

5 facts about figs

The fig has been moving centre stage again in recent times. This is because this sweet fruit not only has a fabulous taste, it is also an excellent alternative to white sugar in many recipes. But what is behind the “fruit of the gods”?

Just try it… ten times!

You don’t always like every food at the first time you try it. Now, think about a child. How many times did you have to offer new foods to them before they liked it? While patience may not always be a virtue, it is one that has been proven over time.

How healthy is barley grass?

Have you heard of barley grass? We have known about itin this part of the world for a while now, mainly as a green ingredient in drinks, smoothies or muesli. We reveal how healthy barley grass actually is.

Live longer by spicing up your meals

You may recognize jalapeno, cayenne, serrano and Thai as varieties of peppers known to flavor spicy dishes across the globe.  While these little fruits bring the heat to plates worldwide, they also pack big nutrition and health value in managing ulcers and weight loss!

The 5 best superfood alternatives

The “superfoods” are said to be particularly healthy and foodies consider them to be real dietary miracles. But did you know that some of the old reliables in your kitchen can be just as good? Take a look at our 5 best superfood alternatives that you should know.

The Facebook effect for your diet

Jim Rohn, motivational speaker famously said, that “we are an average of the five people closest to us”. Turns out the same may be true when it comes to your social media feed, and the food you eat!  

Dad’s influence on kids nutrition – Before and after birth!

In the realm of feeding children – does anyone know who came up with the “airplane” or “choo choo train” method?  While it feels like something dad would do, we can’t prove it – two studies however suggest more verifiable ways father does contribute to a child’s health and diet – before and after conception.

The bright side to eating at home

The beauty of home cooking is that there is no one right way to do it. Whether you lean on culinary shortcuts like salad kits to make easy and flavorful meals or if you’ve been baking up a storm – there may be a silver lining to it all, especially when it comes to our health.

Spelt – 5 facts about the ancient grain

Spelt, the “ancient grain” as it is sometimes known, has experienced something of a revival among foodies in recent times. But why is that? And should we all now switch to spelt flour when we’re baking? Today, we have 5 fascinating facts about the great spelt trend.

How healthy is turmeric?

The turmeric root is considered to be THE superfood of the moment. This spice is believed to be incredibly good for us. But how healthy is turmeric really? We take a closer look at this trendy spice.

Fruit freebies: Small giveaways make large impact

A study gives the phrase “an apple a day” a whole new meaning. Researchers from Penn State found that organizations offering free fruit such as apples and bananas at lunchtime resulted in a significant reduction in depression and improved confidence at work!

Curuba fruit – what’s that?

It’s exotic, sweet and not all that well known (yet) in this part of the world. The oblong-shaped curuba fruit, also known as “banana passion fruit”, hides all kinds of exciting secrets under its yellow skin. Today, we want to tell you about this fruit, which is going to attract more and more fans.

Lutein for learning?

Spinach and avocadoes have been getting all the love lately! The buzz goes way beyond staying physically fit; we’re talking about staying cognitively fit too! New research suggests that people who had higher lutein stores had neural responses that were more on par with younger individuals than with peers.

Is it true? 5 myths about rhubarb

Green or pink in colour and deliciously sour in taste – rhubarb is an aromatic pleasure, has many fans but also regularly causes confusion – several supposed facts have sprung up about this versatile perennial. We decode the 5 biggest myths about rhubarb.