Chia seeds24 Mar 2020
What are chia seeds and where do they come from?
Chia seeds are the tiny black seeds from the Salvia hispanica plant, a member of the mint family, which comes from Central and South America. Chia seeds are known as a source of energy.
Nutritional benefits of chia seeds
For such a small seed, chia seeds contain some important nutrients.
What is black rice and why is it black?23 Apr 2020
Black rice is a type of rice species Oryza sativa L. that is glutinous, nutritious and mainly cultivated in Asia. During the ancient times, black rice used to be known as the “Forbidden rice” in China; it was considered as the emperor’s rice and was forbidden for anyone else to consume it, as they believe it would improve their health, lengthen their lives and secure their thrones longer. Black rice is gradually becoming more popular among health-conscious consumers nowadays due to its high nutritive value and antioxidant properties. Black rice has a deep blackish-purplish colour,
Allergy & Food Intolerance23 Apr 2020
Food allergy, intolerance and hypersensitivity are just a few of the names used to describe the body’s adverse reaction to food. Understandably, this can be confusing, especially when people do not necessarily know what each of them means.
This confusion combined with the vast amount of information available, it’s easy for people to seek advice from potentially unreliable sources.
Nutrition and management of dementia23 Apr 2020
Dementia is a syndrome affecting memory, thinking, behaviour and the ability to perform everyday activities, usually chronic or progressive by nature, which
is caused by a variety of brain illnesses, of which Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, and frontotemporal dementia
are the most common.