Cucurbit glut or what to do with all those cucumbers

I grew, I’m guessing, about 30 kilos of cucumbers. I did try and offload some of them but in the end they were laid to waste in the compost heap. Some of them, a lot, went into Greek salads. Others went into bread and butter cucumbers. Three large jars, which are sitting in the cupboard. […]

Vitamin poppers beware

Taking additional vitamins has always been in the realm of ongoing science discovery. Recently a paper (Loh et al., Reactive Oxygen Species Enhance Insulin Sensitivity, Cell Metabolism (2009), doi:10.1016/ j.cmet.2009.08.009) has found that taking supplemental antioxidants can be damaging. Further research is also being conducted into the supplementing of vitamin E, (American Friends of Tel […]

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