A new approach to New Year’s Resolutions

New year, new you? That’s right, New Year’s Resolutions are back in season!  Do you have the same resolutions most years? Lose weight, drink less alcohol, drink more water, go to the gym, [insert your own list here].  Yet it’s so hard to keep them. January might start out with you pounding the streets in your new running gear, but…

Tips for storing fruit and vegetables

Fruits and vegetables have different ripening processes, during which natural ethylene gas is emitted from some produce which can spread to other fruits and vegetables. Therefore, it’s important to store foods correctly to reduce spoiling and flavour transfer. Below is a list of 20 popular fruit and vegetables, with along advice on the optimal way to store them. Apples Apples…

The dirty dozen and clean 15, 2018

The EWG has released the 2018 Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 list. This is an annual study into the pesticides in our foods. Sadly, pesticides are common on conventionally grown produce, even after careful washing and peeling. While fruit and vegetables are an essential component in a healthy diet, research suggests that pesticides in produce may pose subtle health risks.…