Tkunx kaboċċa, kul il-kaboċċa – Don’t be stupid, eat the cabbage
Dec20

Tkunx kaboċċa, kul il-kaboċċa – Don’t be stupid, eat the cabbage

When someone tells you in Maltese kemm int kaboċċa!, they are basically calling you stupid. Ironically this stupid vegetable is actually loaded with vitamin K which is good for your brain! The cabbage, that leafy green vegetable that our parents used to nag us to eat is jam packed with health benefits. Whether you eat it green, red, purple or white, it is bursting with nutrients. Although it looks like a lot like lettuce, cabbage is...

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Oranges exposed – more than just a colour
Dec13

Oranges exposed – more than just a colour

It’s December and in Malta it’s orange season. The garden oranges will soon start to mature. They mature just in time to provide a healthy boost before the winter influenza comes around.  Nature’s way of helping us, if we are willing to listen. Oranges are a great fruit. So great that the fruit named the colour. But although we have always known about the power of oranges, nowadays we have the scientific research to...

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Pomegranates – a power fruit in season
Nov21

Pomegranates – a power fruit in season

Pomegranates , one of nature’s power fruits, is in season. This is great news as pomegranates are amongst the healthiest fruit you can find. They are packed with beneficial plant compounds and provide many positive benefits to our bodies. The pomegranate is in fact a shrub that produces red fruit. Very popular in Maltese and Gozitan gardens, where people have traditionally grown it for their fruit. Whilst the skin of the...

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Influenza is coming – vegetarian power-up
Nov10

Influenza is coming – vegetarian power-up

Winter is coming! Forget Game of Thrones… Influenza time is coming! And if all the effects from down under are to be considered as a benchmark for this winter, then we should be expecting a tough one this year. So lets start building our vegetarian immunity! The signals coming from the other side of the globe are that this years influenza will be a tough one. Malta will not be spared! So how do we vegetarians and vegans power-up...

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