CURRANTS DIET Currants are available as red, black or white. Blackcurrants are the most common and they provide the maximum vitamin C content with 155-215mg. White and red currants provide 41-81mg, dried currants provide only 3mg per 100g. The recommended dietary intake of vitamin C for adults is approx.30-40mg per day and during pregnancy 60mg […] Read more

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PARSNIPS Can Help You Lose Weight

PARSNIPS Can Help You Lose Weight Parsnips are the essential ingredient in pasties, but very few commercial pasties contain this distinctive flavoured starch vegetable. The parsnip is one of the underestimated vegetables: it may seem pale in appearance but it can pack a punch, nutritionally speaking. The potassium content (541mg) of parsnips exceeds the banana […] Read more

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CANTALOUPE Diet Cantaloupe or rockmelon belong to the same family as pumpkin, cucumber and marrows, the Cucurbitaceae. Cantaloupe are a very good source of vitamin A (3382 IU) nearly all in the form of beta carotene (2020mcg). This is a vital nutrient for the optic system and in particular for protection from cataracts. In combination […] Read more



CHERRIES DIET Cherries provide a very low glycemic index, making them an ideal fruit for diabetics and those hyperactive children. Not only are they much better than lollies, they’re also the ‘lolly look alike’ of fruits! Cherries are packed with painkilling power due to their supply of anthocyanins, in the natural pigments. A quantity of […] Read more

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STRAWBERRIES For Weight Loss Strawberries are a worldwide favourite, especially with cream Strawberries contain vitamin P, also known as rutin. It is a valuable blood thinner and it increases the strength of blood vessels, plus it promotes circulation. Fresh strawberries eaten regularly will promote reduced blood pressure and improved eyesight and possibly prevent the development […] Read more

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TOMATO For Weight Loss

TOMATO For Weight Loss Tomatoes are an acid fruit and they provide citric acid (0.3 8mg), malic acid and oxalic acid in small amounts. The tomato is the best food source of natural chlorine (1800mg). Chlorine has numerous functions: it stimulates the liver to filter out waste products, it stimulates the production of gastric juices […] Read more