• Get Growing! 5 Lovely Plants Every Garden Should Have

    This article is brought to you by Kristel Gil Big or small, there will always be another room for a new plant in your garden. Drop your stress levels to zero by only admiring the beauty of your garden, your little haven on earth. If you’re looking for a...
  • Impact Investigates Food Production: Nitrates in Bacon and Ham Production

    Following scientific intervention and political influence in a campaign, companies producing meats such as bacon and ham have been asked to reduce or entirely remove nitrites from the meats they produce. What are nitrites? Nitrites or nitrates (NO2 or NO3) are formally known as by-product of ammonia oxidation (where...
  • Are ‘superfoods’ really all that super?

    With the world becoming more health conscious, a superfood is a diamond in the rough. The foods that earn this prestigious label are suggested as foods with incredible nutritional value, along with other promises of longevity, disease prevention and far more. However, it all seems to be getting out...
  • How food saved my granddad

    Known for our hiking adventures, my granddad and I were always out and about in the mountains of Tehran and north of Iran, until one day he discovered he found himself increasingly short of breath. Within a few days and after a medical check-up we found out that his coronary...
  • How much food do you waste?

    We are just at the beginning of the second term of university and many second and first years will have been introduced to cooking for themselves. Many will have noticed how much of their food has gone straight into the bin. When I first started cooking I was decidedly hopeless....