04 Apr 12 In January 2012, 710 people drank teapigs organic matcha green tea everyday for two weeks to see how it made them feel and put to test matcha's commonly reported health benefits. The results show that matcha is a fantastic health drink and can make you feel amazing.
Inspired by the current appetite for Indian Chai teas, Steenbergs have launched their own chai tea set, all in stylish black caddies and with the added benefit of a very helpful leaflet inside, detailing the different types and methods for making the perfect cup.
Building on the success of their popular Home-Baking extracts and flower waters, Steenbergs has added some essential flavours to the range. Based in sunflower oil rather than alcohol, the aromatic organic Lemon Extract, fruity organic Orange Extract and pungent organic Peppermint Extract are sure to be snapped up by avid home-bakers keen to add a burst of flavour to their cakes, biscuits and puddings.
The healthiest chocolate that you can buy has been launched by a premium Belgian chocolate producer Cavalier. This unique range of over 20 flavours of 100% no added artificial sugar chocolate created using a natural and healthy sweetener Stevia instead of sugar is perfect if you are looking after your waist. It is one of the first products available in the UK which incorporate Stevia since it has been approved by the EU. The guilt free treat has been created without compromising on the celebrated taste, texture and aroma of fine, traditional Belgian chocolate.
written by Juliette Scarfe and contributed to by Irene Arango of Bliss Bites. The best way to eat healthily at work is to prepare meals and snacks in your home to take to the workplace. It’s about getting into a routine and having the ingredients at home ready to prepare. We have included delicious recipes in this article that are designed to be quick with simple, easy to obtain ingredients.
Harry's Nuts!, the Fairtrade salted nuts from Harry Hill, have been declared 'Elephant Friendly' thanks to the work of Fairtrade cashew farmers in India in protecting an endangered species. The snacks are available in Sainsbury's, Waitrose and other outlets and the packs of cashews have an extra environmental boast with each munch.
If macrobiotics is not a philosophy you’ve yet looked into, chances are the term conjures up visions of image-obsessed celebrities and other food fanatics and a dietary regime of extreme complexity and rigidity. While there is an element of truth to this stereotype, you may be surprised to learn that macrobiotics, practised intelligently, is all about freedom. The term macrobiotics actually means “big life” (from the Greek “macro” which means “big” or “great”, and “bios” which means “life”).
Washington, D.C. – If everyone knew exactly how much added sugar came with the food and beverages they and their families consume, many might make different choices. A coalition of public health organizations is calling on the federal Food and Drug Administration to require that food labels display information on added sugar.
OmniBlend V has better reviews than the 'most popular blenders used in raw food' but the price is wayyy cheaper! @£259.95!
CO YO Coconut Milk Yoghurt was only launched a few weeks ago but it's already flying off the shelves, been short-listed for food awards and winning plaudits from celebrities and bloggers alike. In the last few days alone the "out of this world" dairy-free yoghurt has caught the attention of health and wellbeing consultant Carole Caplin and been short-listed for two top awards in the 2012 FreeFrom Food Awards.