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Honey So what is honey ? Honey is made by the honey bee and it is made up of natural sugars, water, organic acids and proteins. The honey making process involves transforming phytochemicals from the floral nectars into honey. The bee changes the nectar (by bee-secreted enzymes) into fructose and glucose. The non sugar components […]
First of All, The Good News Coffee Drinkers are less likely to be diagnosed with heart failure and less likely to develop Type 2 Diabetes. Furthermore, coffee and tea drinkers were less likely to be diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, in a dose dependent fashion. The relationship does not exist with decaffeinated tea/ coffee¹, and the […]
The Roughty Foodie! The Roughty Foodie is a 3rd Generation Market stall at the English Market in Cork. Set up by Margo Ann Murphy’s father, they have adapted to changing lifestyles and demands. They sell locally sourced fresh fruit & vegetables, as well as local artisanal produce. Margo tells us about where her stall got […]
Cholesterol Levels In Ireland, from the age of 40 onwards, you will have your cholesterol levels, blood pressure etc checked on an ongoing basis. This is then measured as a risk assessment, in terms of other medical issues, family history etc. Cholesterol Levels in the US, are checked from the age of 20 . The […]