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Find out about what we've been up to, useful tips and info on how eating quinoa as part of a healthy diet helps prevent diabetes.

Find out about what we've been up to, useful tips and info on how eating quinoa as part of a healthy diet helps prevent diabetes.

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the word sugar in large surrounded by the other 56 synonyms in multicolours

The Secrets Of Sugar

Did you know that sugar has 56 different names that can be used on food product labeling?

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Bowl of porridge made from quinoa flakes, topped with kiwi, mangoes, grapes and coconut flakes

How do you cook Quinoa Flakes?

Quinoa flakes are super simple and quick to cook. You can use them in porridge, baking, smoothies and much more. They are often underestimated in the amount of ways you can incorporate them into your diet!

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A hand holding out quinoa seeds in a field of quinoa plants

What is the deal with Slow-Release Carbs?

Qunioa is a super nutritious food for many reasons. What makes it special is that it is also a slow-release carb. Read on to find out why this is important to your health and why it is so important to incorporate quinoa into your diet.

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field with farmers

Seeds of change

Genetically modified crops are now being made to produce crops that produce infertile seeds. So not only are farmers around the world having to buy the specific insecticide and pesticide that goes with their crops but each year are having to repurchase from the agrochemichal giants the seeds to be sown. That might just be OK for rich world farmers, although I doubt it, but for farmers in poor and middle income countries being irrevocably in hoc to an agrochemical giant cannot be sensible. Traditional seeds, before the advent of GM crops, weren’t much better. Via selective breeding pretty much...

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