Category Archive: Superfoods

Superfood: Tumeric

Following my Superfood post series which I did quite a while ago, I recently came across this information which I think is amazing and thought I should share it with you all. If… Continue reading

Superfoods: Sweet and Regular Potatoes

A little bit of History: Potatoes are believe to have come from South America and sweet potatoes have their origins in Central America. Both sweet and regular potatoes are the tuber of the… Continue reading

Superfoods: Soya and Tofu

  A little bit of History: Soya beans are a staple food product in many Asian countries, their versatility adding inexpensive variety to healthy diets for millennia. Another name for tofu or soy… Continue reading

Superfoods: Plums

A little bit of History: Plums are in season from May to October and there are over 2000 varieties. Dried plums are known as prunes and share the same nutritional content. Benefits: Plums… Continue reading

Superfood: Index

I have been doing these superfood posts for a couple of months now, so I though I should make an index for easier reference. These are the Superfoods so far. Click on the… Continue reading

Superfoods: Mustard Seeds

  A little bit of History: Mustard is generally sold as a prepared condiment, but the seeds also make an excellent addition to your spice rack. Mustard seeds come in three main varieties;… Continue reading

Superfoods: Pumpkin

  A little bit of History: Native Americans consumed pumpkins for their highly-valued nutritious and medicinal qualities and the vegetable was introduced to Europe by explorers of the New World. Benefits: The orange… Continue reading

Superfoods: Brown Rice

  A little bit of History: Brown rice is the most unadulterated variety of rice available, stripped only of its outermost layer. It therefore retains the vast majority of its nutrients, which make… Continue reading

Superfoods: Oranges

    A little bit of History: Oranges originated in South China; they were later exported to India before being sold throughout the rest of the world. Benefits: Oranges contain healing phytonutrients that… Continue reading

Superfoods: Pears

    A little bit of History: Pears are a highly popular fruit, ideal for a packed lunch when you need a snack in a hurry. Seasonal variations means that they are available… Continue reading

Superfoods: Cucumber

  A little bit of History: Cucumbers are a staple ingredient of salads and are both cooling and refreshing. They can be pickled to make gherkins or eaten fresh so as to enjoy the moistness provided… Continue reading

Superfoods: Black Pepper

  A little bit of History: Available throughout the year, black pepper comes from the pepper plant, a woody vine that can grow up to 10 meters in tropical climates. Originating from India,… Continue reading

Superfoods: Lentils

  A little bit of History: Many different types of lentils are readily available, sold either whole or split in half. Their flavors are subtly different, all of them make a healthy and… Continue reading

Superfoods: Tomatoes

A little bit of History: Originating in South America, they were cultivated in Mexico and Europe and are now found in many varieties from small, sweet red cherry to the Southern American green… Continue reading

Superfoods: Parsley

    A little bit of History: Parsley has been cultivated for 2000 years and is native to the Mediterranean region of southern Europe. The plant was hailed as sacred in Ancient Greece… Continue reading

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