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Health benefit – the humble Celery

Health benefit – the humble Celery         One of the very low calories herbal plants, celery leaves contain only 16 calories per 100 g weight and lots of non-soluble fiber (roughage) which when combined with other weight loss regimens may help to reduce body weight and blood cholesterol levels. Celery is a […]

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Health benefit – the humble salad – Rocket

Health benefit –  the humble salad –  Rocket As in other greens, arugula (rocket) is one of very low calorie vegetable. 100 g of fresh leaves provides just 25 calories. Nonetheless, it has many vital phytochemicals, anti-oxidants, vitamins, and minerals that can immensely benefit health. Salad rocket has an ORAC value (oxygen radical absorbance capacity, […]

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Berries could support brain health in ageing population

                A diet rich in phytochemicals from berries could help improve brain health in several ways, such as improving communication pathways and protecting against oxidative stress, say researchers. The review – published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry – suggests that consumption of blueberries, blackberries, strawberries and other berry fruits has beneficial […]

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