Keep those banana plants erect
Our beloved bananas are under threat from a fungus that attacks the roots of the plant causing the plants to wilt. But finally scientists have given the banana plant something to make it resistant to this “Panama disease”, a resistance … Lees verder
Oil up that salad…
…if you want to get the most carotenes and fat soluble vitamins out of it. Yes another month, another paper reaching the same conclusion as others we have reported on previously (Egg up that salad, avocado is for A) if … Lees verder
Iodine, are you getting yours?
If you are drinking milk alternatives such as soya, almond and oat milk instead of cow’s milk chances are you are not getting enough iodine. In a paper published in the British Journal of Nutrition, researchers measured the levels of … Lees verder
The good, bad and confusing cholesterol
Just when you didn’t think food advice could become any more confusing, a new study from the University of Copenhagen has found a possible link between HDL cholesterol (aka the good one) and increased mortality. There are two types of … Lees verder
Dark chocolate with a Mediterranean twist?
If you like dark chocolate and want to lower your blood pressure, then this might be for you. Scientists from the University of Pisa have found that when olive oil is added to dark chocolate it can improve your cardiovascular … Lees verder