Category: Snacks


Nutrition Snacks
Are Purple Carrots Healthier For You?

Prior to the 17th century almost all carrots had a dark purple colour. Although purple carrots provide many of the same health benefits as orange carrots, they also offer some additional nutritional benefits due to their high concentration of anthocyanins. Anthocyanins are flavonoid pigments that give many blue, purple, and black vegetables and berries their intense colour and strong health-boosting properties. Purple carrots contain up to 28 times more anthocyanins than orange carrots. Blueberry & Purple Carrot Rice Cakes from Only Organics is a great

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How To Choose A Healthy Peanut Butter At The Supermarket

When arriving in the peanut butter aisle at the supermarket, you are faced with a wall of various brands and choices. Smooth or crunchy, and different types of nuts, seeds and all sorts of other things; it isn’t just peanut butter available any longer! With so much choice, it can feel overwhelming trying to know which one is the best, or even which ones are slightly better. How to know? It is all in the ingredients list. Check out my four tips to help

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The Perfect Healthy Snacks For When You Are On The Run

Do you make unhealthy snack choices when: a) You have nothing healthy on hand, or b) You’ve packed a couple of healthy snacks for the day ahead? Chances are your answer is a), and so let’s stop this from happening with these easy wholefood snacks that travel well - and that won’t have you opting for hot chips or a commercial baked good of some sort. Fruit Crisps Move over potato crisps and meet Emily Crisp - crunchy popped real fruit crisps

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Easy, Healthy Dessert To Impress A Dinner Party

In this month’s ‘Baking Box,’ every single GMB subscriber will receive THREE, yes three 100g blocks of our favourite organic + fairtrade chocolate by Bennetto. Give Bennetto Chocolate a try in this months 'Baking Box' Two thumbs up that antioxidant-rich cocoa – and not sugar – is the first (i.e., the main) ingredient in Bennetto Chocolate, but we really just love this brand because it’s delicious AND for a good cause. Apart from eating your Bennetto choccie straight-up (obviously), we thought you might be keen

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Nutrition Snacks
Are All Muesli Bars Good For You?

By GMB Doctor Sandy Krafchik. Muesli bars are a very popular snack choice since they are portable, convenient, cost effective, and provide vitamins, minerals and fibre. A healthy muesli bar should also keep you full between meals. However, it can be difficult to navigate which ones are healthy and which are not. Muesli bars are marketed as healthy snacks, but unfortunately many contain added sugar, refined starch and fat, are highly processed and lack sufficient fibre to keep you satiated until your next meal. Don't

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How To Get More Plant-Based Omega 3 In Your Diet

We often hear about omega 3 fats, particularly in relation to salmon, and it being a healthy choice. Omega 3s aren’t just found in fish though, they are present in an array of plant foods as well. Read on to learn more about some great sources of plant-based omega 3, along with why they are important, and signs of potential deficiency! Try out Isowhey bliss balls which are full of omega 3s in this months August "Baking Box" So why is omega 3 important?

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