Stick celery on the shopping list

AT just 10 calories a stalk, celery’s claim to fame may be that it’s long been considered a low-calorie “diet food”. But crispy, crunchy celery actually has a number of health benefits that may surprise you. Here are five reasons you should consider adding celery to your diet. Important source of anti-oxidants Anti-oxidants protect cells, […]

Don’t get in the mood for sugar!

SOME people mistakenly believe that consuming sugary snacks and beverages can give them a sugar rush, or increased energy and alertness. However, a UK study warns that sugar worsens your mood, and makes you feel more tired. Researchers investigated the myth of the “sugar rush”, and whether sugar consumption has a positive effect on mood. […]

Bianco, your modern Italian experience, with over 25 exciting NEW dishes!

LOCATED in the heart of The Golden Mile, Playa de Las Americas, Bianco by Venture Restaurants has long been known for serving delicious Italian dishes and creative cocktails, by their passionate team. This sophisticated and stylish modern Italian has been adored by customers for its electric energy and lively atmosphere, since 2006, and is affectionately […]

Snack on almonds for optimum health

ALMONDS are among the world’s most-popular tree nuts. They are highly nutritious, and rich in healthy fats, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Health benefits They deliver a massive amount of nutrients, and are the edible seeds of Prunus dulcis, more commonly called the almond tree. They are native to the Middle East, but the US is […]

Fight colds and flu with this easy-to-make soup!

Ginger and garlic soup can boost your immune system, and relieve cold and flu symptoms. These two superfoods are combined, and also help to alleviate the symptoms of sinus infections. Health benefits of garlic Garlic contains allicin, a compound that is known for anti-microbial, antiviral, anti-fungal, and antioxidant properties. It also affects the body by […]

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”. […]

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