Category: Diet

In the last couple of decades, have become more concerned about their health and try to maintain themselves at a healthy weight. This sudden attention to ...

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Rutabaga is a root vegetable, also known as swede and is a relative to the more commonly known turnip, originating from Russia and Scandinavia. In European ...

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Nowadays we know everything about green, white, black and red tea but what about blue tea? No, it's not a tea simply mixed with some “E” food colouring! Blue ...

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Lucuma (pronounced ‘Loo-Koo-Ma’) is a superfruit grown in Peru, Ecuador and Chile. It has been eaten throughout South America since about 200AD. It's usually ...

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Rooibos tea, (pronounced "ROY-boss") has gained global popularity in recent years. You’ve likely seen it on your local grocery store’s shelves marked as Red ...

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Psyllium or 'Ispaghula' is, let’s say, your “bowel” friend. It's a fiber made from the husks of the plant group Plantago. Being a dietary fiber, Psyllium is ...

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Coconuts originally come from the Indonesian region and are widespread across south-east Asia, but it now grows in the middle-east, as well as south and ...

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Sage, known as Salvia Officinalis native to the Mediterranean area, has been used for medicinal and culinary purposes for centuries and its properties made it ...

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Spotted by its rough-edged leaves and star-shaped flowers, Buchu is harvested from the dried leaves of three kinds of Buchu Barosma plants. It's a herb native ...

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Society is assuredly moving towards being more health-conscious than ever as evidenced by the huge interest in natural health options. We are more concerned ...

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Slippery elm (scientifically known as 'Ulmus rubra' and native to eastern North  America) is an elm with coarsely textured leaves and a rough outer bark. Here ...

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What is Yacon or Smallanthus sonchifolius? It's a sweet tuberous root originally from Northern and Central Andes, primarily Colombia and Argentina. It is now ...

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Daikon (大根  - Japanese radish or 'big root') are white, large, long, hard, and crunchy vegetables from the radish family. They're somewhat similar in ...

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The most well-known of all the oriental mushrooms, the shiitake mushroom not only tastes good, but also has a number of potencies. Its name comes from the ...

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Turkey tail mushrooms, named for their colourful, autumn-­‐like striped caps, are as healthful as they are aesthetically lovely. These little fungi have myriad ...

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