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Redcurrants "Superfruit"

Did you know that Recurrants are classed as one of the "Superfruits"? Redcurrant berries are known as "superfruits" as they have naturally high antioxidant capacity due to the pigmented polyphenol, cyanidin. Medical research has proven there are medicinal properties of pigmented polyphenols, which are mainly found in the skin and…
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Know Your Food: Chickens and Eggs

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  • Wednesday, 30 April 2014 00:00
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If you are concerned about healthy nourishment for you and your family, then it starts with you supporting farmers who practise sustainable agriculture, which improves the land, soil, and animal health. How do we know that a particular food is a wise and healthy choice? Talk to the actual producer…
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Know Your Food: Beef

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  • Thursday, 10 April 2014 00:00
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There's so much more to buying beef than going to a shop and choosing a nice looking piece of meat. You can support farmers that practise sustainable agriculture that improves the land, soil and animal health to produce healthy nourishing meat for you and your family. How do you know…
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Why Avoid Halal Meat

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  • Tuesday, 01 April 2014 00:00
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Did you know that a large proportion of the meat you purchase has been killed by religious methods, ie alive, unstunned and with prayers to allah said at the time. All this goes unkown and unlabelled. This goes for all Newzealand Lamb and most chickens. Just having the Red Tractor…
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