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Food Facts A to Z : B is for Bananas

One medium banana contains about 105 calories They provide carbohydrates and are a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B6, potassium, minerals and fibre. Bananas are fat free and are a perfect take along snack.   Bananas: reduce depression regulate the bowel system reduce blood pressure and risk of heart disease help our bones grow stronger help individuals to quit smoking help prevent … Continue reading Food Facts A to Z : B is for Bananas

Food Facts A to Z : A is for Almonds

Almonds are healthy snacks. Having almonds in your diet as a snack may help to fight against diabetes and heart disease. Almonds help to increase insulin sensitivity in people with higher risk of diabetes. Also almonds may decrease the levels of LDL (bad cholesterol) in the blood. Top tip: An average size almonds is only six calories. For a low calorie snack, count out ten … Continue reading Food Facts A to Z : A is for Almonds