Magical Mushrooms

Magical Mushrooms

Mushrooms contain a wide variety of nutrients, but it’s beta-glucans that provide a boost to the immune system. Lisa Patient writes about Magical Mushrooms for the #ion_nutrition magazine. Often (incorrectly) referred to as vegetables, all mushrooms are fungi —...
Plastic and Food Packaging

Plastic and Food Packaging

The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization estimates that 1.3 billion tonnes of food is wasted annually, so keeping food fresh for as long as possible is vitally important for the economy and the environment. But how safe is the plastic packaging that we...
Is Chocolate Good for Me?

Is Chocolate Good for Me?

As a chocolate lover it’s a real joy to write this blog, particularly as the answer is yes, chocolate can be good for you. However, there is a caveat: the type and quality of the chocolate you choose is very important. To deliver any health benefits the...