What’s So Great About Chia Seeds?

Chia seeds originate from Central America and were eaten as part of the traditional Aztec diet. We’re now rediscovering the benefits of these tiny but nutritious seeds and they’ve become a favourite of nutritionists, healthy foodies and celebrities alike.

So what’s so great about the humble chia seed, and why should you be eating them? Here are some of their key ‘selling points’, followed by some of their potential health benefits.

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Should You Go Gluten-Free?

Gluten-free diets have become increasingly popular over the last number of years. More and more of us are buying gluten-free products, and the choice of ‘free-from’ food in supermarkets is increasing.

But what should you do if you think you might be gluten intolerant? Is going gluten-free always the best choice for your health?

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Health Benefits of Manuka Honey

Honey not only tastes delicious – it can have beneficial effects for our health too. In fact, it was used far back as ancient Greece and ancient Egypt, especially for its wound-healing effects.

Of all the types of honey we can buy, manuka honey is thought to have the most significant health benefits. So what’s so special about it? Continue reading