Go bananas!

Bananas are one of the most common and popular fruits available worldwide.The most common type of banana is Cavendish which is soft and sweet, and often referred to as “dessert banana”. Larger and firmer bananas with a thicker peel are called plantains, which are cooked as a vegetable in parts of Africa, Central America and the Philippines. …

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Can multivitamins replace the need for fruits and vegetables?

Fruits and vegetables contain vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fibre – all available in their natural form that are easily digestible and bioavailable (easily absorbable and usable by the body). When eaten in their whole form, fruits and vegetables along with other components of a healthy diet which includes whole grains and nuts and seeds together …

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Smoothie bowls

Smoothie bowls are smoothies in a bowl, garnished with cut fruits and nuts and seeds and other optional toppings.  Smoothie bowls, along with smoothies have gained a lot of popularity in recent years but there’s also criticism about the fact that they aren’t really healthy and make people have more calories and sugar in the …

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