Browsing Archive May, 2018

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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Creating a healthy relationship with food is just as important as what you're eating. There's no denying the health benefits that result from eating a ...

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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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The highly competitive sport of Strongman has rapidly increased in popularity lately. "Born Strong" is a documentary-style film which looks into the ...

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Camu Camu or Myrciaria dubia is a sour cherry-size fruit that grows on small bushy trees on the banks of rivers in South America, particularly in Peru and ...

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If you enjoy dairy foods, it’s likely that you will have seen Yeo Valley products on store shelves. With an ever-expanding number of milks and yogurts in their ...

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Cannabis oil or Cannabidiol made from the controversial marijuana plant, is gaining popularity worldwide. Cannabidiol oil, (CBD for short) unlike THC (the main ...

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Ever wondered what oxygen therapy was all about? Well, I was fortunate to be invited for a Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy session in a private wellness clinic in ...

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You might not have heard of shatavari, or maybe you have but it got lost in the muddle of other supplements we’re told are 'absolutely essential' on a daily ...

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Persimmons; what are these strange looking orange-tomatoes, well persimmon is the name given to a number of different species of highly similar fruits from the ...

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