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Salad nutrients

In Information, Salads by Sue Marshall

1. IT’S IN THE COLOUR Salad leaves are nutrient rich. The green chlorophyll in the plants’ leaves absorbs sunlight. It uses the sun’s energy to make carbohydrates from carbon dioxide …

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British beans

In beans, Information, Salads by Angela Coffey

Hodmedods, based on the Norfolk-Suffolk border, focuses on produce from British farms especially less well-known foods, like the fava bean, which is still grown and exported but hasn’t really been …

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Beetroot

In beetroot, Salads by Angela Coffey

A big, fat, red British root, beetroot has one of the highest sugar contents of any vegetable. Up to 10% of beetroot is sugar, but it is released slowly into …