The inhabitants of the Japanese island Okinawa famously live long, satisfied lives. What is the secret to their success?
Fermented products – such as kombucha and kefir – are good for our health. What’s more, they can easily be made at home.
The Blackfoot people of the First Nations practise fasting. What are the benefits of their fast?
Fasting is said to have many benefits for both the body and mind – but it is also very hard work.
In contemporary society, we are increasingly disconnected from the origin of the food on our plates. But is it even possible to eat wild?
The mass farming of animals is proving to be destructive to our natural environment. What possibilities lie in lab-grown protein?
Kombucha is easy enough to make at home. All you need is to order a starter kit with a SCOBY, wait for it to ferment, and then experience a new, healthier life.
Autumn marks the beginning of mushroom-picking season, but for those lacking mycological knowledge, there’s an alternative: you can grow your own fungi at home.
Mushrooms may hold the key to treating a number of diseases, including cancer. In Poland, mycologists are exploring the medicinal potential of fungi in Białowieża Forest.
In this edition of ‘Miracle Diet’, we look at the mirabelle plum – a juicy, yellow delight that finds its way into all sorts of liquers and sauces.
In the last 10 years, milk has become slightly controversial. Some people claim that it’s indispensable, nutritious and crucial for healthy bones, while others tend to say it might cause cancer and lead to premature death. So who is right? And why do we keep drinking it?