Herbs and spices appear to have antioxidant, anti-microbial, and anti-inflammatory properties and they may in addition reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases, eg cardiovascular disease, neurodegenerative conditions, chronic inflammation, arthritis, cancer, obesity and diabetes type 2

In May 2019 researchers from Canada published their review of the medical scientific literature to identify and assess specific biomarkers in 25 herbs and spices, namely anise, basil, black pepper, … Read more

Supplements have little to no effect on the risk of lung cancer and lung cancer mortality in healthy individuals, although vitamin A supplements appear to increase the risk of lung cancer and mortality in smokers or individuals exposed to asbestos, vitamin C the risk of lung cancer in women and vitamin E the risk of haemorrhagic strokes

In March 2020 researchers from Chile and Spain published their review of the medical scientific literature to establish whether supplementations of vitamins and minerals, alone or in combination, reduce the … Read more

The Early Nutrition Project have published updated recommendations for optimized nutrition before and during pregnancy, during breastfeeding, infancy and toddlerhood which should contribute to the prevention of obesity and associated non-communicable diseases

In February 2019 researchers from Germany, UK, Poland, The Netherlands and Australia who were part of the The Early Nutrition Project published their review of the medical scientific literature and … Read more

Turnip

Turnip, also referred to as white turnip.

Turnip greens: Rich source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K and folate, and a moderate source of vitamin B6, vitamin E, calcium Read more

Rocket

Rocket, also referred to arugula, Eruca (sativa), rucola, rucoli, rugula, colewort, and roquette.

Rich source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K and folate, and a moderate source of calcium, Read more

Land cress

Land cress, also referred to as American cress, bank cress, black wood cress, Belle Isle cress, Bermuda cress, dryland cress, cassabully, early yellowrocket, early wintercress, scurvy cress, creasy greens and Read more

Komatsuna

Komatsuna, also referred to as Japanese mustard spinach

Rich source of vitamin A, vitamin C and folate and a moderate source of calcium, iron, manganese and potassium.Read more

Kale

Kale, also referred to as leaf cabbage

Rich source of vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin C, folate and manganese and a moderate source of vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B5, Read more

Garden cress

Garden cress, also referred to as mustard and cress, garden pepper cress, pepperwort, pepper grass, poor man’s pepper, chandrashoor, asario, and habbat al hamra.

Rich source of vitamin A, vitamin Read more