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Packed with Antioxidant Punch

This was originally published in metropol, Christchurch October 2013 The diets of our forebears were filled with fruits, berries, vegetables and meats. While our knowledge and understanding of our health has certainly come a long way, our cave-dwelling compatriots were right about one thing – berries. Long established folklore dating back many centuries records that […]

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Boysenberries – Now A Massive Hit in Japan! (NEW research out…)

Opinion: This post was originally published on Stuff. The struggling boysenberry industry has received a boost, with a Japanese company using fruit grown in Nelson as a key ingredient in a new eyesight health supplement. It is thought to be the first time boysenberries, which are already used in folate supplements for pregnant women, have […]

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New Zealand Blackcurrants may help reduce the onset of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Based on what is already known about the bioactive ingredients contained in New Zealand fruit – Blackcurrants and their physiological effects in humans, there appears to be several key areas within prevention, recovery and management of the disease of deep vein thrombosis – a health condition that would potentially benefit from supplementation with a New […]

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XMAS DESSERT RECIPE – Coconut Creme Brulee of Christmas Mince

This is a simply delicious fuss free dessert. Brulee literally means “burnt cream”.  Contrary to popular opinion, this dessert isn’t too difficult to make.  I find for best results use individual ramekins to create this creamy, rich, toffee topped French dessert.  Best made the day before.  Caramelise sugar just before serving. Blackcurrant and Honey Christmas Mince […]

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