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Hi ! I'm Jaks and I am the writer for this site. To be completely healthy and fit you must keep your body moving and active and most of all eating the correct food is vital. Learn more about this site

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Coconut Oil Health Benefits and Nutritional Value

Coconut Oil Health Benefits and Nutritional Value

Food and health fads come and go, not so long ago it was sun dried tomatoes appearing in virtually every recipe, while just recently coconut oil health benefits combined with its versatile culinary abilities has become all the vogue.

Yummy Hot Potato Salad

Yummy Hot Potato Salad

Ilove potatoes in every way and I am also a vinegar fanatic so I am always experimenting or looking for recipes to combine the two. My own favorite luncheon dish at any time of the year is hot potato salad. It has vinegar, wine and another of my favorites, eggs. This is a meal in […]

Two Recipes for Delicious Tomato Sauce

Two Recipes for Delicious Tomato Sauce

If you grow your own tomatoes, or are able to buy in the market, try making your own delicious home made tomato sauce, better known as ketchup. If you prefer, you can make it using other colours of tomato such as green, yellow or orange.

Tasty Roasted Brussel Sprouts With Nuts

Tasty Roasted Brussel Sprouts With Nuts

For a really tasty vegetable dish which is good for you as well try the following very simple recipe. Brussel sprouts are packed full of good nutrition, folic acid, vitamins C and K, beta carotene, vitamin B6, thiamin, potassium and fiber. But also the glucosinolates which are potent cancer-fighting phyochemicals. This dish can also be […]

Seven Health Benefits of Artichokes

Seven Health Benefits of Artichokes

The powerful health benefits of artichokes have been known since ancient times. First grown in Ethiopia, it was highly valued both by the Romans and Greeks as an aid to digestion. Introduced into the New World by early Spanish settlers, artichokes in the United States are principally grown around the town of Castroville in Monterey […]

Easy Lentil Walnut Veggie

Easy Lentil Walnut Veggie

Everyone loves a beefburger but why not learn how to make delicious Lentil Walnut Veggie. This easy recipe is totally vegetarian and is a nutritional alternative to beefburgers.

Slimmers Mushrooms With Couscous

Slimmers Mushrooms With Couscous

Mushrooms contain nutrients – phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, selenium, Vitamin C and B6. As they contain virtually no fat they are an excellent slimmers dish.

Pumpkin Seeds Health Benefits

Pumpkin Seeds Health Benefits

Pumpkin seeds, known as Pepitas in Spanish speaking countries, have significant health benefits, particularly when eaten hulled and raw.

Make This Delicious Aubergine and Chickpea Curry

Make This Delicious Aubergine and Chickpea Curry

To make this delicious dish for 4 people you need:-

Why You Should Include Onions in Your Diet

Why You Should Include Onions in Your Diet

Most people eat and enjoy onions (Allium Cepa) in their diet, either raw or cooked. Worshipped by the ancient Egyptians, eaten by the bucket load by ancient Greek athletes and even used as payment in some societies the humble onion is the backbone of many dishes, not only enhancing the flavor but also providing many […]

Garlic – History | Health Benefits | Culinary Uses

Garlic – History | Health Benefits | Culinary Uses

Garlic (allium sativum) is best known for its use in cooking but it also has been used for its medicinal benefits throughout history. Grown globally, it prefers a mild climate and is easy to grow. Just planting one clove will produce an entire bulb after a short period of time. It grows wild in the […]

The Need for Zinc in Your Diet

The Need for Zinc in Your Diet

  Zinc is one the most important essential trace elements. One of its main function is its immune boosting properties. Unfortunately many people are zinc deficient either due to a poor diet, notably vegetarians, alcoholics or age.

Turmeric History, Health Benefits and Uses

Turmeric History, Health Benefits and Uses

Most people are aware of the spice Turmeric (Curcumin longa), mainly for its association with cooking, especially in Indian food. It is, in fact a plant which is a member of the ginger family, being a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant. It is a coloring agent in food and has many health benefits and uses. The […]

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