Vegetable giants are heavyweight champs of the growing world

And the pensioner of Newport, South Wales, topped with a 42lb beetroot and a 9lb carrot at Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in North Yorkshire.  He insists there are no secrets to his success apart from patience and a little bit of cash.  He said: “It’s just about having the right seed and the right growing […]

Listeriosis symptoms: Five signs to look out for after frozen vegetable products recall

LISTERIOSIS symptoms are not always apparent. The infection, which is usually caught from eating food containing the listeria bacteria, usually goes away on its own, but can cause serious problems. Supermarkets recently recalled bags of frozen vegetables over fears they could contain the bacteria. So what signs should you watch out that may indicate you […]

Diabetes type 2 – 41p vegetable could lower your blood sugar levels

Diabetes affects about 3.7 million people in the UK. Around 90 per cent of all diabetes cases are caused by type 2, according to the NHS. The condition is caused by the pancreas not producing enough of the hormone insulin, or the body not reacting to insulin. That makes it more difficult for the body […]

High blood pressure – refreshing 50p vegetable could slash your hypertension risk

High blood pressure affects more than one in four adults in the UK, according to the NHS. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, puts extra stress on your blood vessels and vital organs. Having high blood pressure increases your risk of life-threatening complications, including heart disease and strokes. But, you can lower your […]

How to live longer: Eat this 53p vegetable three times a week to achieve longevity

HOW TO live longer is the secret everyone wants to know the answer to, and research over the years has found some simple change to your lifestyle, such as what you eat, can increase your lifespan. One food recommended to include in your diet are peppers – but how often should you eat them?

Diabetes type 2 – this 6p vegetable is ‘single best food’ for high blood sugar patients

DIABETES type 2 symptoms include weight loss, blurred vision, and extreme tiredness. But you can lower your risk of high blood sugar by adding this cheap vegetable to your diet. It’s claimed to be “the single best food for people with type 2 diabetes”.

Diabetes type 2 – this 6p vegetable is ‘single best food’ for high blood sugar patients

Diabetes type 2 is a common condition that causes too much sugar to build up in the blood, according to the NHS. It’s a life-long condition that can change patients’ diets and exercise regimes. Diabetics may have to take regular medicine to maintain a normal blood sugar. Symptoms of diabetes can include needing to pass […]

Arthritis pain? This diet plan could reduce symptoms – including this 62p vegetable

Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis in the UK, according to the NHS. It’s a condition that causes joints to become painful and stiff, and can lead to swelling, tenderness or grating. Osteoarthritis symptoms are caused by a wearing down of the joints’ protective cartilage. It can make the joint become inflamed, swollen, […]