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Person pouring apple cider vinegar Superfoods Apple cider vinegar: health hero or overhyped fad? There are claims it’ll help with weight loss, diabetes and potassium intake, not to mention the long list of general health benefits available to anyone who can keep it down. But does it live up to the hype? Let’s take a look at the facts. Trudie McConnochie Trudie McConnochie Writer
A woman pouring beetroot juice into a glass Superfoods Can veggie powders and juicing really replace vegetables? For the sake of convenience, reaching for veggie powders and juices might seem like a great idea, but they won’t deliver the same nutrients. Trudie McConnochie Trudie McConnochie Writer
Cinnamon dusted on porridge Superfoods Can cinnamon help blood sugar levels? So many spices have hidden secret super powers – or so we’re lead to believe. Bupa dietitian Rosalyn D’Angelo looks at the potential power of cinnamon, and if there’s any truth to the rumour that it can lower blood sugar levels. Rosalyn D'Angelo Author Rosalyn D'Angelo Bupa Dietitian
Coconut oil Superfoods Coconut oil vs. olive oil: which is better for you? In the battle of the oils, Bupa Dietitian Rosalyn D'Angelo looks at whether coconut oil is healthier than olive oil. Rosalyn D'Angelo Author Rosalyn D'Angelo Bupa Dietitian
A variety of spoons Superfoods Getting clarity on a grainy picture Most of us aren’t eating enough grains and, as a result, we’re missing out on some pretty impressive health benefits… Carol Kilkenny Author Carol Kilkenny Health writer
Sushi Superfoods What the hell is Koji? There are so many new trends and buzz words out there at the moment when it comes to food and so called “super foods”. One of them you may have heard of is Koji. And no, we’re not becoming confused with Goji. Gemma Cosgriff Gemma Cosgriff Bupa Dietitian
A mix of different forms of chocolate Superfoods Cacao, cocoa, and chocolate: what is the difference? When I first saw the word cacao, I just thought it was cocoa spelled wrong! But I delved a little deeper. Rosalyn D'Angelo Author Rosalyn D'Angelo Bupa Dietitian
A small bowl of tumeric Superfoods Does turmeric have medicinal benefits? Can turmeric offer us more than just a delicious flavour and beautiful colour? Dietitian Rosalyn D'Angelo gives us the low down. Rosalyn D'Angelo Author Rosalyn D'Angelo Bupa Dietitian
Homemade kombucha brewing Superfoods What the hell is Kombucha tea? It sounds like some sort of reworked spiritual song that originated with “Kumbaya”… but it’s not. Gemma Cosgriff Gemma Cosgriff Bupa Dietitian
Spoons of superfoods Superfoods Superfoods, or super marketing? The recent ‘superfood’ trend has seen supermarket shelves and café menus become awash with exotic ingredients claiming to deliver greater internal health and wellbeing. But do superfoods live up to their purported health benefits? We chat to the experts to find out. Danielle Colley Danielle Colley Blogger
A variety of nuts Superfoods Nuts about nuts Nuts are a nutritional powerhouse. They’re a great source of protein, and they are packed full of healthy fats, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals - all the good stuff! Megan Blandford Author Megan Blandford Journalist
A split coconut Superfoods Are the benefits of coconut oil fad or fab? It’s been labelled a superfood with amazing medicinal benefits but is coconut oil really all it’s cracked up to be? Tracy McBeth Tracy McBeth Journalist