Well Karin is buzzing even more than usual when she heard she was nominated for “Best Individual Achievement of the Decade” by the organisers of The Veg Fest UK – the biggest event of its kind in Europe.We have also outlined some of the work that Karin has dedicated her life to.. There are things you can do – even from your 30s onwards – that will affect how you age and how long you’ll live, according to research on the new BBC series How To Stay Young.Angela Rippon and Dr Chris van Tulleken investigated how much of the way we age is down to genetics and how much is lifestyle.There are three different types of spinach generally available: savoy, semi-savoy and smooth leaf.There is much lore regarding spinach, most famously as the source of Popeye's strength.Cotton was born in Northwood, London to Mick and Lyn Cotton; she has a younger brother, Jamie Cotton.
Once consumed, his biceps would bulge and his new found strength would see him overcome his enemies. By the 12th century, it spread across Europe and became a desirable leafy green known for good health; a reputation that stands firm to this day.The name Florentine is often used to describe dishes containing spinach (and a creamy sauce).She went on to present her own Radio 1 show, airing every weekday morning since 2009. In 2007, Cotton presented The Xtra Factor, an ITV2 spin-off from the main show.She hosted the show for one year before being replaced by Holly Willoughby for the following series.Karin is the founder of Veggie Vision TV – the internet TV station that addresses the fact that in the UK there are no veggie friendly TV programmes!