Archive for Food

What to do now to ward off the winter blues

What to do now to ward off the winter blues The long dark days of winter can leave even the most optimistic of us feeling blue.  Find out here how the right nutrition may help to boost your mood until the sunny days of spring return. A recent survey of 2000 Britons found that as

Healthy seasonal recipes for late summer & early autumn

Late summer and early autumn are the times for apples and blackberries.  Blackberries pack a powerful anti-oxidant punch:  they have one of the highest anti-oxidant contents of all fruit.  They’re also rich in anthocyanins and ellagic acid which have anti-cancer, anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties; anthocyanins may also help to reduce inflammation and enhance memory and

Could oysters really be an aphrodisiac?

If you’re wondering what’s best to order from the menu tonight to fuel a Valentine’s night of passion, oysters perhaps enjoy the strongest reputation as an aphrodisiac food. It probably started with the Ancient Greeks, and Aphrodite rising from the sea on an Oyster shell, before giving birth to Eros (and hence the words aphrodisiac