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How to remove pesticides from fruits and vegetables

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Organic produce has grown in popularity over the past few years, and can be a great option with many different benefits. However, shopping organically for fruits and vegetables isn’t always within everyone’s budget. Hopefully, there will come a day when organic farming becomes the norm. But until then, those of us looking for healthy, delicious produce can still take comfort in knowing what we buy can be made better by…

Delicious Smoothies – All Under 200 kcal!

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Smoothies are a great way to pack a nutritional punch, especially on the go – it’s the ultimate ‘healthy fast food!’ Whether you need a hearty, healthy breakfast, or an energy-packed snack, a smoothie is a quick, easy way to stay healthy and happy, no matter where you are. Typically, a smoothie is made from fruits and/or vegetables, and blended together with water, ice, some type of dairy, etc. This…

Antioxidants – our allies against ageing

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The effects of ageing are the result of the release within our bodies of free radicals which damage our cells. The solution is on your plate, in the form of antioxidants that neutralise these particles. The production of free radicals is a normal part of the way our body works. However pollution, cigarette smoking, stress and too much sun can increase the rate at which they’re released, causing an imbalance…