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Purple tomato may boost health.

Would you eat a purple tomato? Well, why wouldn’t you? It’s a pleasing colour and would look very nice in a salad. Now, if you knew that the purple tomato was genetically modified, would you still want to eat it? Perhaps I am being naïve, but again I say, why wouldn’t you? After all, varieties of fruits and vegetables have ...

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Confused of London. Do you know what to eat?

Yesterday in the Daily Telegraph we read about a 72 year old man who has been on the equivalent of the Atkins diet for over some time, and his health seems robust and his various blood counts of lipids and cholesterol are low. This may seem surprising given that a typical breakfast is a large egg., liver fried in lard ...

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How to benefit from beneficial bacteria.

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Scientists from Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, found that those who ate two servings a day of yogurt were significantly less likely to go on to have the disease than those who ate yogurt only occasionally or not at all. The research followed 80,000 patients over nine years and findings were published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. It ...

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Jamie Oliver and the Ministry of Food

Let me start this of by saying that I am a fan of Jamie Oliver. I have eaten his food numerous times and met him on a couple of occasions and liked him a lot. He kindly made me ( personally ) a garlic free version of one of his signature dishes at Fifteen in London. That was a nice ...

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