Spotlight on Aubergine

Spotlight on Aubergine

A classic Mediterranean vegetable, the aubergine is related to peppers, potatoes and tomatoes as part of the “nightshade” family and comes in various shapes, sizes and colours.. The most common variety here in the UK is the pear shaped glossy deep purple aubergine, also known as “eggplant”.

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Turmeric

Turmeric; Nature’s Powerful Anti-Inflammatory

Curcumin is the main active ingredient in the spice Turmeric and gives the Turmeric its distinctive yellow colour. Its health benefits have been recognised for thousands of years and now, backed with extensive clinical research, the use of Curcumin as a powerful antioxidant as well as an anti-inflammatory supplement is gaining significant interest.

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Bring Back the Butter

Bring Back the Butter

A study published in the British Medical Journal last month has prompted a change in thinking….saturated fats are no longer the villain. The study revealed that those who avoided butter, a saturated fat, in favour of healthy spread alternatives may indeed have noted a drop in cholesterol levels, but this didn’t necessarily translate into a lower risk of heart disease.

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Welcome to maysimpkin.com

As the summer holidays come to an end, the stark reality of the long lazy lunches, relaxing poolside and lack of routine suddenly doesn’t feel so good and addressing your health and lifestyle becomes a matter of urgency!  September is an ideal time to take control and reintroduce the healthy habits that make you look […]

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