Articles tagged with: antioxidants

January 2019 Foodwatch Newsletter - Antioxidants, polyphenols and phyto-chemicals - what are they and do they matter?

January 2019 Foodwatch Newsletter - Antioxidants, polyphenols and phyto-chemicals - what are they and do they matter?

Our first Foodwatch Newsletter for 2019! There's so much interest in anti-aging these days and antioxidants, polyphenols and phyto-chemicals play an important role in keeping us healthy as we age. So what are they and where do you find them?

29 January 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

Read on - here I take a look at these cute mini-pots of fresh growing herbs for your kitchen. Are they worth buying? Are they easy to look after?

Product Review: Campos Cascara

Move over coffee, watch out tea! There’s a new kid on the block. It’s called Cascara and you’ll spot it at coffee chains like...

15 February 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

8 great reasons to love lemons

8 great reasons to love lemons

I always have a couple of lemons in my kitchen and on every shopping list. Whether for juice, zest or slices, I love lemons and find...

5 June 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. How does eating a piece of fresh fruit, such as an orange, compare to drinking the juice after squeezing by hand?

Q. How does eating a piece of fresh fruit, such as an orange, compare to drinking the juice after squeezing by hand?

A. The juice has the same level of vitamins, minerals and plant antioxidants as in the original fruit. Only the fibre is reduced...

20 February 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

Our best antioxidant posts

Our best antioxidant posts

With a site as big as the Foodwatch site and a subject as complex as nutrition we thought it would be a good idea to collect some of...

24 June 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Red wine is good for you – fact or fantasy?

Red wine is good for you – fact or fantasy?

 New research has thrown the “red wine is the reason for the French Paradox” and the “red wine is good for you” theories...

17 June 2014 by Catherine Saxelby