Coconuts: Health Benefits and Facts

Known as the Swiss Army Knife of the plant world, the humble coconut provides high-calorie food, portable water, fibres that can be made into rope and a hard shell that can be turned into charcoal. Initially originating from the islands of the Indian Ocean (such as Madagascar), the ever-hardy coconuts have since travelled tropical climates […]

Is Gluten-Free Eating Enough to Reverse Gut Damage Caused by Coeliac Disease?

The gluten-free diet has risen in popularity to an almost ridiculous level over the past three years, becoming a trend celebrity and social media culture have deemed fashionable. Ditching wheat, barley, oats, and rye has become a desirable diet to be seen eating within, despite in some cases having no real need to do so. To […]

Tom Yum Soup: The Food of Kings

For the longest time, creativity and innovation of food has been a symbol of status in Thai culture. The Thai Royal Court have made more significant contributions to modern-day food culture than any other nation, with some Kings even publishing their very own cook books. The royal family rely on this to set themselves above that of […]

Bamboo Shoots: The Natural Weight Loss Solution

Bamboo shoots, or more commonly known as ‘those crunchy things in my stir fry’, are a very overlooked ingredient when it comes to nutritional health values. Harvested when certain species of the Bamboo family are young, the shoots have been used to give additional flavour and texture to dishes since the days of the Tang […]