Is 100% juice healthy for you? No.

Is 100% juice healthy for you? No.

Dr. Heather Ferris, an assistant professor of medicine in the division of endocrinology and metabolism at University of Virginia with her colleagues shares a story with the Washington Post – a patient, Mrs. G had c...
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Going bananas

There’s a lot more to this energy powerhouse of a fruit than a sunny yellow façade and sweet flavour. The integral ingredient in our pisang goreng is actually a great snack eaten raw. It’s relatively cheap and easy ...
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Tempting tomatoes!

Red, yellow, small or large, the tomato is a firm favourite in kitchens all over the world. Tomatoes have been around for thousands of years and were already being cultivated in southern Mexico and surrounding regions, a...
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Asia’s Delicious Dragon

Exotic and decidedly strange to look at, the dragon fruit has become ubiquitous in Asia for all the right reasons The dragon fruit, whether the kind that has white flesh or red, is well-known in South East Asia for its s...
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Fancy, Fresh, Fruits

Fancy some fresh fruits but the sofa just feels too comfortable at the moment? Freshcart is your answer! Founded by Jonathan Oh and Soh Shangrong, Freshcart is a local online grocer that delivers fresh local and imported...
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When life gives you lemons…

Squeeze them or zest them, this zingy citrus fruit is always a winner. They taste just as good in pies as they do in salad dressings. They even help remove stubborn stains. The mighty lemon has been present in our kitche...
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Royally delicious

The mangosteen is a seasonal delight for everyone. Touted as the ‘Queen of Fruits’, the mangosteen is certainly a royal jewel, when it comes to Southeast Asian fruits. It has also captured the imagination of many and...
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Merry Cranberries!

Cranberries aren’t just for yuletide festivities…they’re good for your health too! – 100 grams of fresh cranberries contain 22% of your recommended daily intake of Vitamin C. – Dried cranberries have th...
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Benefits of Mango

  This ‘royal fruit’ isn’t just delicious, it’s bursting with health benefits too. The spotlight this month is on the national fruit of India, the delicious and fragrant mango which is also known as one of t...