Tag: cassis

24
Mar

Wake up with blackcurrants instead of coffee

Many of us appreciate the boost that first coffee of the day gives us.  For some of us topping this up with a second cup after lunch helps get us through to the end of the day.  It is the caffeine in coffee that stimulates our brains, increasing alertness and reducing drowsiness.  However, caffeine can also cause nervousness, restlessness and

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26
Feb

What makes a food super?

When choosing food to include on our shopping list we are often attracted by a claim that a particular item is a “superfood”.  It is important to understand that while we are all looking for foods that really are “super”, the term “superfood” is a marketing term and not a scientific term.  Marketers generally use this term to describe a

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26
Oct

Sports nutrition – what we can learn from the All Blacks as they compete in the RWC

In order for a rugby team like the All Blacks to be the best all the team members need to work together and be at their individual best.