YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT

DIET TO HELP MAINTAIN VISION The best dietary advice relating to vision is simply to increase fruit and vegetable intake and to consume a large variety of different types of food.    No particular nutrient has consistently been proven to contribute solely to improved eye health. Vitamin A, also known as Retinol, and found in green…

VEGETABLES

Kale   Kale is full of vitamins, minerals and health-enhancing antioxidants.   Research has shown that the fibre, bone-building calcium and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids in kale help support the body’s natural detox system.    Kale is easy to prepare. Simply remove the centre ribs of its leaves and then slice it into thin ribbons. Add to soups…

FRUIT

WHY IT’S GOOD TO GO BANANAS Eating a banana gives you a substantial and immediate energy boost due to the natural sugars – fructose, glucose and sucrose – and the fibre they contain.     Bananas also contain pectin which helps to lower blood cholesterol levels and a protein which converts to serotonin which is mood enhancing.…

THE TOP TEN HEALTHIEST VEGETABLES

Whereas most vegetables are low in calories and high in nutrition, these top 10 healthiest vegetables are a lot better than others.    So start adding at least five choices a day from this list of the healthiest vegetables. 1.   Cruciferous Vegetables are filled with anti-ageing, cancer fighting, immune boosting phytonutrients, plus vitamin C and K,…