Month: January 2014

Can beetroot juice give you wings?

Beetroot’s deep, overpoweringly red juice has earned it the reputation as the most bossy of vegetables.    Although the leaves have always been eaten, historically the beet root was generally used medicinally for a range of ailments, including fevers, constipation and skin problems.  … Read More ›

Is broccoli a nutritional showstopper?

Abused by canteen cooks everywhere, the much maligned broccoli has had a makeover in recent years. From school dinner mulch, broccoli has been reinvented as a tenderstem, purple sprouting nutritional showstopper. “Broc” fans claim this Sunday staple can help combat cancer, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease and… Read More ›

5 Running Safety Tips

Before there was CrossFit or P90X or TRX Training, there was good old-fashioned running. No need for gym memberships, trainers or DVDs. The beauty of running is its simplicity. Whether you’re training for a marathon or jogging the more recreational route, the exercise comes… Read More ›

Pomegranate: superfood or fad?

  Pomegranate and its distinctive ruby-red jewel-like seeds have been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years. The Middle Eastern fruit is claimed to be effective against heart disease, high blood pressure, inflammation and some cancers, including prostate cancer. We’ve teamed… Read More ›