Parsley – Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

Parsley (petroselinum crispum) is an important culinary herb belonging to the apiaceae family and originating from the Mediterranean region. It possesses small and dark seeds with volatile oil content. It is now planted throughout the world due to its usage in food industry, perfume manufacturing, soaps, and creams. The word "parsley" is a merger of … Continue reading Parsley – Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

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Sweet Potato – Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

The sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) cultivar developed in Japan and has edible leaves and stems. It is only distantly related to the potato  and does not belong to the nightshade family. They are cultivated throughout tropical and warm temperate regions wherever there is sufficient water to support their growth. Sweet potato ranks as the world's … Continue reading Sweet Potato – Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

To buy organic or not – Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

IN THE NEWS: Organic food is the biggest growing sector of the UK food market, worth £1 billion with 4 in 10 people buying organic despite higher costs. The soil association reports that 500 chemicals are routinely used in conventional farming. The belief is that herbicides and pesticides in food can damage our health, taking … Continue reading To buy organic or not – Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

Nutrition Aimed at Helping Cancer Prevention – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2010 A few facts and figures about breast cancer Only 7% thought to be genetic Largest impact comes from lifestyle and diet Many linked to excess oestrogen Many contain toxic metals Toxic metals, chemicals and Stress affect our health negatively Genetics We are not totally at the mercy of … Continue reading Nutrition Aimed at Helping Cancer Prevention – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips