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

Iron

Iron is a mineral which helps to make haemoglobin (the oxygen-carrying chemical in the body’s red blood cells) and myoglobin (a protein in muscle cells). It is also essential for activating … 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

Tatsoi

Tatsoi, also referred to as Chinese flat cabbage, rosette pakchoi, broadbeaked mustard, spoon mustard, spinach mustard, tat soi and tat choy.

Rich source of vitamin C, calcium, folic acid and Read more

Swede

Swede, also referred to as rutabaga, Swedish turnip, yellow turnip, tumshie, neep, baigie, snadgers, snaggers, narkies, moot, kålrot, kålroe, kålrabi, kaalikas, lanttu, nap, Kohlrübe and Steckrübe.

A rich source of 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