Photography contest

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Hello broccoli lovers!

These were very happy days. As we told you a few weeks ago, we are in full broccoli campaign.  In any grocery store or supermarket you can find precious broccoli heads, with good tight green sprouts. Broccoli loves the cold and now finally that autumn has arrived here, we can enjoy all seasonal products to the full.

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Halloween for kitchenettes

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Hello broccoli lovers!

Do you like celebrating Halloween? This tradition, dating back to the Celtic culture, has a wide range of activities which are fun to do with children in the house. But apart from the typical costumes and trick or treating in the neighbourhood, today we will talk about how to surprise the family with a themed meal.

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Food myths

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Today we are going to look at some food myths which are ingrained in popular wisdom. Some are false but not all of them. Which is which? Let me confirm some and debunk others…

FALSE MYTHS
Fruit should not be eaten dessert. False. Fruit, due to its high sugar content, can only fattening if eaten in excess. Therefore you can eat at any time of the day. Moreover, vitamin C containing fruit allows greater absorption of iron ingested in the main dish.

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Broccoli, seasonal food

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Have you ever asked yourself, what vegerables are in season? When is the best time to eat broccoli or cauliflower? Today we give you the answer to these simple questions.

Broccoli, like other vegetables, is a seasonal product. It depends on the weather conditions in the place where it grows. Even though in Spain broccoli is grown practically all year round, the best time to eat broccoli is during autumn and winter, since the autumn and winter crops yield the most broccoli.

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How to avoid getting a cold

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We usually get colds when there are sudden changes in temperature or when we are low on defenses. This is why we can win this battle by making sure our children eat well.

Firstly, it is very important to take antioxidant foods, because they are allowed to remove toxins and strengthen the body to prevent new invasions. Most recommended antioxidants are vitamin C-rich foods, which relieve the symptoms of a cold. Vitamin C-rich foods are citrus fruits, peppers, sprouts and broccoli.

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Autumn

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Hello broccoli lovers! Autumn is here, are you glad? I honestly am; it’s my favourite season. The city turns turns a lovely golden colour and the heat starts to subside without it getting cold.

This is a time of change, and not to all us feel equal. Did you know that the climate and mood swings are very linked?

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How much does my child need to eat?

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Many mothers ask the same question: How much does my child need to eat? If he or she always leaves food on their plate, am I giving them too much or are they not eating enough?

It is important to know the amount of food our child needs, as it needs to be an amount in accordance with their age, physical activity, and of course, complexion.

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