Super-useful vitamin D helps us absorb calcium from the food we eat, which in turn maintains healthy bones and strong teeth. It’s also a really handy vitamin for keeping our muscles working properly – helping us balance, which is particularly important for older people.
A small root (similar to ginger), turmeric is most commonly used in dried-powder form. Like many herbs and spices, turmeric has lots of micronutrients.
So what is a legume? Basically, a legume is a flowering plant that has edible fruits or seeds. It’s a really broad term that refers to all sorts of beans and pulses.
In Jamie’s current series, Jamie’s Super Food, he visits a shiitake mushroom forest farm in South Korea. The second biggest producer of shiitake mushrooms in the world (just after China), South Korea produces an incredible 41,876 tonnes of the funghi every year.
See – that was easy! And here are lots more helpful tips on staying hydrated, some from me and some from our lovely social community. My top tip, as ridiculously obvious as it sounds, is to put water in front of you! Whether it’s a glass at your desk, a jug on the kitchen table, Read the full article…
What you’ll learn here is just how simple it is to up your fibre intake – I genuinely believe it is one of the easiest areas of our diets we can improve on.
A poor diet does our bodies no favours in keeping healthy. That’s not to promise that a super-healthy diet will prevent you from ever catching a cold, but it will certainly do you no harm in helping you to keep fighting fit and feeling fine.
The fact that green vegetables are good for you is common knowledge. And not only are the health benefits huge, they’re packed with flavour.
We have all at some point fallen for the attraction of the January crash diet, but research is showing that weight-cycling and crash-dieting is damaging.
There are always little tricks and substitutions you can make that will make a difference to your cakes, even if they’ll never be totally ‘healthy’.