5 Foods for Better Health

By Kate Hassett

5 Foods for Better Health

From Kim Chi to Cauliflower, here are 5 foods for better health now.

Kim Chi (pictured above)

Kimchi is a traditional fermented Korean vegetable side dish that is salty, sweet and sour. It is a tasty companion to salads and hot dishes. As a fermented food, health benefits of kimchi include improved cardiovascular health and digestive system. The wealth of antioxidants in kimchi exercise healing effects in the medical conditions like cancer, diabetes, obesity, atopic dermatitis and gastric ulcers.

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Venison, Fennel & Pomegranate Salad

The health benefits of fennel include relief from anaemia, indigestion, flatulence, constipation, colic, diarrhoea, respiratory disorders and menstrual disorders, just to name a few. Paired with pomegranates – which are packed full of antioxidants are a beautiful, fresh and healthy way to start your spring eating.

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Lemongrass and Turmeric Chicken with Rice Noodles

Tumeric is a powerful medicine that has long been used in the Chinese and Indian systems of medicine as an anti-inflammatory agent to treat a wide variety of conditions, including flatulence, jaundice, menstrual difficulties, toothache, bruises, chest pain, and more. This cleansing soup is packed full of nutrients. Why not make a bone broth yourself to get the ultimate health kick from this delicious meal.

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Sprout Pancakes

The health benefits of sprouts make up quite an impressive list, and they include the ability to improve the digestive process, boost the metabolism, help with weight loss, reduce blood pressure, prevent neural tube defects in infants, protect against cancer, boost skin health, improve vision, support the immune system, and increase usable energy reserves.

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Cauliflower Pizza with Zucchini Flowers, Asparagus & Caramelised Onion

Cauliflower contains antioxidants and phytonutrients that can protect against cancer, fibre that helps with satiety, weight loss and a healthy digestive tract, choline that is essential for learning and memory as well as many other important health benefits. This vegetarian delight is filled to the brim with delicious, seasonal goodness and provides a healthy alternative to your mid-week pizza cravings.

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