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.

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.

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.

Keeping resolutions – 5 foods that will improve your diet now

Have a vitamin-packed breakfast, eat less meat, choose more nutritious snacks … a healthier diet is probably one of the things that we most want to tackle at the start of a new year. These 5 foods meet a variety of needs and make it easy to keep those resolutions for a better diet.

Can fruit be eaten warm?

Fruit is an excellent choice for a healthy diet, but should we really be eating only raw fruit? Today we reveal whether you should actually enjoy fruit warm and how you can do this.

5 fruits and vegetables whose water content will surprise you

Our bodies need sufficient fluids even more during the hot weather. Plenty of water, unsweetened teas and non-alcoholic spritzers are therefore a good idea. Fruit and vegetables can also help to maintain a good fluid balance. To get you through the dry spell, read on to see our choice of vitamin-rich foods with a high water content.

Top tips for women’s health

Power women – watch out! After daily dealing with family, job, household and anything else that arises, it is important for women not to forget about themselves. These daily tips for a healthy lifestyle will help to keep you energetic, fit and on an even keel.

Why pineapples burn your tongue!

Maybe it’s happened to you? Some people, when they bite into a juicy piece of pineapple notice a tingling, stinging or burning sensation on their tongue. Is it pure imagination or could it really be caused by pineapple? Today we unravel the mystery of why pineapple burns your tongue!

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.