5 Health Benefits of Mushrooms (4/6)

Whatever your favourite'crimini, enoki, oyster, portobello, shiitake or white button'all mushrooms are loaded with essential nutrients

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Eat your antioxidants

When it comes to antioxidants—the substances that help fight free radicals that are the result of oxidation in our body—we’re more likely to think of colourful vegetables than neutral-hued mushrooms. But a study at Penn State university showed that the oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC)—a measure of a food’s total antioxidants—of crimini and portobello mushrooms were about the same as for red peppers.

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Bagels

These little bread rings are delicious teamed with savoury fillings such as smoked salmon and a soft cheese, or egg and salad. The double cooking method gives bagels their unique softness and slightly chewy crust.

Pregnant? Eat chocolate!

Craving chocolate? Dreaming of little Hershey Kisses doing the tango as you attempt to lure them into your clutches? If you’re pregnant, we have wonderful news for you: indulge yourself!A new study reports that a chemical (theobromine) found in chocolate may reduce preeclampsia, a major pregnancy complication. The darker the chocolate, the better.Preeclampsia is primarily […]

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Beauty bites: Clinique

The world’s first allergy-tested, dermatologist-created and fragrance-free line of beauty products recently reformulated one of their bestsellers