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Melon

In Food item by Sue Marshall

Summer is the time of year for making the most of melons as they hit their seasonal stride. The hotter months bring those big round fruits to our tables, and …

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Chestnuts

In Food item by Sue Marshall

The carbohydrate content of chestnuts compares with that of wheat and rice; chestnuts have twice as much starch as the potato. That ounce of hot rocks contains about 15 grams …

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Apples

In Food item by Sue Marshall

It turns out, an apple a day really can keep the doctor away. Apples are one of autumn’s greatest bounties, literally lying on the ground in some gardens, waiting to …

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Milk

In Food item by Sue Marshall

Milking it While milk has a carb-content, many products made from milk do not — cheese, cream and yoghurt are carb-free. An excellent source of protein, dairy produce is an …