Nutrition

Give Your Health A Powerful Boost With Mandarin Oranges

Emperor, Willow-leaf, Oneco, Le-dar and Changsa. These are all cultivars of mandarin oranges, also sometimes called tangerines. These small, sweet oranges are not only a favourite in culinary cuisine for salads and desserts but they also provide multiple health benefits, from reducing the risk of cancer to weight loss. Mandarin oranges: A superpower on their […]

Heston Blumenthal gets the wrong end of the stick about MSG

Late last year, the UK celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal, out of the blue became a champion of the controversial taste enhancing food additive monosodium glutamate, also known as MSG, Ve-tsin or E621 MSG that causes “Chinese Restaurant Syndrome”. MSG has been linked to causing headaches, sweating, flushing, numbness in the face and neck, heart flutterings […]

Knowing Your Fructose From Your High Fructose Corn Syrup

I’m slightly perturbed about a new study I read about earlier this week. The headline read: Sugar doesn’t just make you fat – it can also trigger depression, anxiety and stress. You might wonder why that headline would put a dent in my bonnet. After all, it speaks out against the evils of sugar. Don’t […]

Steer Clear Of Coca-Cola’s ‘Version’ Of Milk…

“I won’t touch that stuff with a bargepole.” That was my first thought when I read the following headline: Coca-Cola to release its own brand of expensive milk. Cock and bull story There is something very fishy about a gigantic global soft drinks manufacturer — usually in the business of selling beverages laden with high […]