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Eat yourself smarter with more apples

Eat yourself smarter with more apples

We have long been told that we are what we eat but now a study by the International Society for Stem Cell Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts in the United States suggests a compound found in apples can actually make us smarter or, at the very least, grow brain neurons in a process called ...

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Ceres Fruit Growers awards top producers

Ceres Fruit Growers awards top producers

Despite the impact of Covid-19, South Africa’s apple and pear growers have had a good year with one of the biggest harvests in history. The greater Ceres region includes the Warm-Bokkeveld, the Witzenberg Valley, the Koue Bokkeveld and Bo-Swaarmoed regions and Ceres Fruit Growers (CFG), wholly ...

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Forthcoming season promises to be the cherry on the top

No Christmas trifle is complete without it and for Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing, the largest exporter of South African apples and pears, the cherry on the top is an expected 2020 bumper cherry crop. After 2019’s disappointing season in cherry volume albeit a very high value ...

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Polyphenols found in apple skins proven as good for us

Recent research from Western Australia’s (WA) Edith Cowan University has found that polyphenols, a compound found in apples and especially in the apple’s skin, are associated with a decreased risk of heart disease, diabetes and cancer. While the study said that Ozzie-bred Pink Lady® apples had ...

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Apples and pears are nature’s own anti-rust

New year’s resolutions often include drastic intentions which, as often, come to nothing as they demand too big a change. An easy and effective way is to commit to eating more fresh fruit and vegetables and, especially those that help reduce free-radicals which cause oxidisation - nature’s own ...

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