Red blood cells transport food and oxygen to every part of our bodies while helping cells clear waste. Photo: Alamy

What blood does, foods to keep it healthy, plus disorders, diseases and the importance of donating

  • Blood serves many life-giving functions but it is important to keep it freely moving or risk dangerous clots
  • A number of foods have been proven to maintain blood health and boost circulation, including cayenne pepper, onions and garlic
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Red blood cells transport food and oxygen to every part of our bodies while helping cells clear waste. Photo: Alamy
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Have an orange with your scrambled tofu, an apple with your almonds, a juicy peach for dessert. You’ll be happier – and healthier, says registered dietitian nutritionist Carrie Dennett. Photo: Shutterstock

Keto, paleo, pegan: why fad diets are wrong about sugar in fruit

  • Many fad diets today tell their followers that fruit is too high in carbs, sugar and calories, with some even calling fruit toxic because of its sugar
  • Fruit is full of not just vitamins and minerals but also phytochemicals, which appear to help prevent cancer and promote cardiovascular health
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Have an orange with your scrambled tofu, an apple with your almonds, a juicy peach for dessert. You’ll be happier – and healthier, says registered dietitian nutritionist Carrie Dennett. Photo: Shutterstock
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