Are you eating 10-a-day?

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An interesting article last year suggested that for a longer life¬†you should eat more fruit and veg. 10 portions each day! Researchers looked at more than 350 studies from around the world that examined the impact of fruit and veg consumption on a range of health outcomes, such as cancer and stroke, as well as…… Continue reading Are you eating 10-a-day?

What’s the most popular fruit in book titles?

Writing about my new top fruits started me thinking of books I’d read with fruit in the title. I could only think of six: A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekov Oranges are not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson Each Peach Pear Plum by Janet Ahlberg James and the…… Continue reading What’s the most popular fruit in book titles?

If you can’t eat citrus fruits for your Vitamin C, try these instead.

For years I’ve been keen on eating my five-a-day especially oranges. From a very young age I’ve understood that oranges and other citrus fruits such as grapefruit, lemons, clementines, tangerines and satsumas are bursting with Vitamin C. And, indeed, oranges provide a very healthy 53.2mg of Vitamin C per 100g. Unfortunately, one of the side-effects of…… Continue reading If you can’t eat citrus fruits for your Vitamin C, try these instead.