Celery-juice booster!

Drinking celery juice can be beneficial, and it’s a great way to get some good nutrients into your diet. Celery on its own has high amounts of antioxidants such as Vitamin C and flavonoids, Vitamin K, folate, potassium, calcium, magnesium, Vitamin B2, fibre – and more. Because of its nutrient quality, the benefits of celery […]

Don’t lose your mojo

ALTHOUGH tapas isn’t historically a Canarian style of dining, in recent years it has become a popular way to eat and socialise, with visitors and locals alike. Most traditional bars, even in remote locations, have a row of steel trays under a glass cabinet, featuring more or less the same type of tapas dishes. They […]

Don’t let your salad bug you

LISTERIA is a harmful bacterium which can be found in many ready-to-eat foods that have already been cooked. It can cause an illness called listeriosis. While the infection is considered rare, it has the potential to be serious, particularly if you’re pregnant or have a weak immune system. Listeria can contaminate a wide range of […]

Walnuts go back a long way!

Walnuts (Juglans regia) are tree nuts belonging to the walnut family. They originated in the Mediterranean region and Central Asia, and have been part of the human diet for thousands of years. These nuts are rich in omega-3 fats, and contain higher amounts of antioxidants than most other foods. Walnuts are usually eaten on their […]

Three Spain restaurants feature in world top-10

SPAIN has again dominated the World’s 50 Best Restaurants List, with three kitchens in the top 10. It was pipped to the No.1 spot by Argentine-Italian chef Mauro Colagreco’s Mirazur, in Menton, France. But Spain equalled its record haul of 2018, with seven Spanish restaurants handed gongs at the event, dubbed the “Oscars of fine dining”. […]

How to stop the rot

IT’S summer all year round in Tenerife, and fruit salads and fresh berries are plentiful. You can find strawberries in your local grocery and farmers’ market, but, no matter how fresh you get them, berries always seem to go bad after a few days at home. It doesn’t seem to matter how quickly you eat […]

Mr Chen – food fused together, perfectly!

By Paul Waller JUST opposite and down a touch from the Auditorio Infanta Leonor in Los Cristianos, just down from the main bus station near the Hotel Sol Princess, is this very popular restaurant, Mr Chen, which has built up its superb reputation on its own merits and hard work. The great idea is that […]

The thirst-quenching watermelon

THE watermelon is a large, sweet fruit, originally from southern Africa. It’s related to the cantaloupe, zucchini, pumpkin and cucumber. It is packed with water and nutrients, contains very few calories, and is exceptionally refreshing. This juicy melon has several health benefits, including lower blood pressure, improved insulin sensitivity, and reduced muscle soreness. While watermelons […]

The top-ten habits that can harm your kidneys

YOUR kidneys are two of the most important organs in your body, They filter your blood, produce hormones, eliminate toxins, absorb minerals, produce urine, neutralise acids – and more. They play vital roles in several of your body’s major functions, and, if they’re not properly taken care of, they can develop some serious health concerns, […]

Get the taste of 18-carrot gold!

LIKE a lot of foods, you either love them or you hate them, but eating carrots offer severals health benefits. Improves vision There’s some truth in the old wives’ tale that carrots are good for your eyes. They are rich in beta-carotene, which is converted into Vitamin A in the liver. Vitamin A is transformed, […]

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