TAG: Taste

Strawberries – So Healthy

Healthy strawberries

The beautiful strawberry. So pretty to look at and so healthy too! Eating one cup of strawberries contains only 43 calories! They also curb overeating. Strawberries contain a lot of Vitamin C, so fantastic to ward off common colds and flu. They contain a lot of fibre to help keep you regular and lower blood pressure. Packed with phenols which have anti-oxidant properties. The phenols have anti-inflammatory agents also. Strawberries modify our blood cholesterol profile, where cholesterol is absorbed in the intestines before it can be processed by the liver. Is said to fight cancer because of the combination of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agents…. read more

The Tasteless Tomato

The story of the tomato

If your senses have ever had the pleasure of smelling and tasting a farm-fresh, sun- ripened tomato, then you not only recognize the distinct tomato plant smell but you also know what a tomato is supposed to taste like. In stark comparison, there is a strange hue of red, plastic-textured versions of the tomato, imposters if you will, that exists. You can find them readily available at most mass market food retailers, even oddly out of season. How do they take an innocent tomato and transform it into something, well, tasteless? It is a sad little story that starts with… read more