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The Benefits Of Eating Well

We've all been told from a young age to eat well. But it’s easy to forget why and how to form and maintain a balanced diet.

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Ingredients in Chocolate, Tea and Berries Could Protect Against Diabetes

Flavonoids, especially anthocyanins, found in berries, tea, and chocolate may protect against Type 2 Diabetes.

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Frozen Food Safety – 2

We continue our review of frozen food safety by taking a look at defrosting, refreezing and dealing with freezer failure.

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Frozen Food Safety – 1

It's late, you're starving and you're too exhausted to cook. You open the freezer and after few finger-numbing minutes of rummaging, triumphantly extract a serving of leftover lasagne. A zap in the microwave and dinner is served – but is it safe to eat?

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Don't Can The Can

When it comes to the nutritional value of fruit and veg, fresh beats canned every time, right? Well, not necessarily… In many cases canned produce retains nutrients better than its fresh counterparts.

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Guilty Pleasure Or Dark Gold?

Eating chocolate is usually thought of as a guilty pleasure, but studies show that it can have health benefits. The latest confirms eating dark chocolate or cocoa may slightly decrease blood pressure.

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Keep Your Bones Happy With Prunes

There’s no reason to put up with brittle bones when you have prunes on your side.

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Chia Seeds: Super Food Or Super Hype?

Once a staple food for the Incan, Mayan, and Aztec cultures, Chia seeds have taken the world by storm because of their potential health benefits. So what are Chia seeds and why have they been labelled a “super food”?

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Watermelon Lowers Blood Pressure

Watermelon could be an effective natural weapon against high blood pressure.

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Apple A Day Adage Upheld

Crunch to your heart's content. Science backs eating apples for health.

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Boost Health With Beetroot Juice

The nitrate content of beetroot juice can help lower blood pressure and keep you exercising for longer.

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Garlic: The Answer For Colds?

Is there evidence to support claims that garlic can prevent or treat the common cold?

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Eating Meat: White Vs Dark

What part of the chicken or turkey is the healthiest cut? Should you opt for white or dark meat?

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New Rules Target Danger Ingredient In Fried Foods

United Nations and World Health Organization food safety experts have introduced directives aimed at preventing and reducing formation of a suspected cancer-causing chemical found in foods such as potato chips, biscuits and coffee.

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Free Foods

What are free foods and how do they fit into my diet?

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