All you need to know about oranges

As we all know, oranges are round, sweet and bursting with vitamins. But this citrus fruit also has much more to offer than nutritional goodness. Today, we tell you what else you should know about oranges.

Superfood: our everyday favourites

Superfoods like goji berries, chia seeds or quinoa are sometimes hard to get. Don’t worry! There are some everyday foods like bananas, broccoli or blackberries which are not only healthy but also easy to get. Check out our everyday superfood list.

Mood Berries: Feel Blah? Eat Blue. Feel Better.

Want to forget your troubles? Better remember your blueberries. Research suggests blueberries might brighten your mood. British researchers fed young adults 200 grams of blueberries, then measured effects on mood, memory and decision making. Mood scores rose 15% five hours after blueberry consumption.

How healthy is coconut?

Refreshing and with an exotic taste coconut is a must-eat in summer. But is coconut ac-tually healthy and how can it be used in the kitchen?

Plant protein power

Protein is a buzz word in the dieting world, but do you know how much protein your body actually needs? An average Man takes in about 102 grams of protein per day, and the average for women is about 70 grams. The reality is, most people need about 0.36 grams of protein per pound of body weight per day—that’s just 61 grams for a 170 pound man!

Artichokes for magnesium

Spring is here and artichoke season is upon us. While we can’t give enough praise for this delicious green vegetable, one of its greatest benefits may be the magnesium it provides. It may be beneficial for lowering risk of pancreatic cancer.