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Foods You Can Freeze To Prevent Food Waste

Foods You Can Freeze To Prevent Food Waste

Did you know you can freeze any leftover fruit & veg? Freezing food helps reduce waste and prevents some items from going mouldy. In this post, we'll tell you what fruit and veg you can pop in the freezer to enjoy later. 

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Improve your gut health for a better immune system

Improve your gut health for a better immune system

If you’re looking to improve your immune system, your gut could play an important role. Your gut health and your immune system are closely linked, and changes to one can affect the other. Your gut is home to thousands of different species of microorganisms — including bacteria, fungi, viruses, and other microbes — collectively known as your gut microbiome. Some bacteria are associated with better health outcomes, others with poorer health outcomes. A healthy gut microbiome tends to include a wide range of different beneficial bacteria and is vital for a healthy immune system. It plays an important role in regulating your...

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Why Broad Beans Are Good For You

With their verdant sheen and kidney-shaped curves, few vegetables rival broad beans in the looks department. True, a little effort in the form of double podding is needed to show them off. First you liberate the beans from their outer jackets (a doddle). Next, you immerse the beans in boiling water for two minutes, refresh them in cold, and drain them. Then by squeezing them gently, you can slip the seductive green beans out of their grey, papery skins. Broad beans are most definitely not fast food, but when you bite through their silky exterior into their sweetly leguminous floury...

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5 Ways To Reduce Food Waste At Home

5 Ways To Reduce Food Waste At Home

Food waste is as damaging environmentally as plastic waste. While plastic creates unnecessary CO2 emissions, food waste that's left to rot produces large amounts of methane, another greenhouse gas.  Most food waste comes from individual households, so how can you cut down the amount that ends up in the bin? We've rounded up some simple switches you can make to get on top of food waste at home - from organising your kitchen effectively to easy ways to use up leftovers. You'll save a few pennies too.  Ensure The Fruit and Veg You Buy Is Fresh The fresher your fruit and veg, the longer you'll have to use it up. It will be...

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