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As we have seen with kimchi, fermented foods date back a long way. It seems that the Romans already mentioned preserving turnips and cabbage with salt. ...

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Olives. Something we know all about, right? Wrong! Olives come in a wide array of forms, fermentation/growth processes, and with those come varying yet ...

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Black sesame is a small black seed also referred to as 'Hei Zhi Ma' in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). It originated in Africa, and its oil was praised in ...

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Kimchi (김치 in Korean) is a traditional Korean side dish made from fermented and salted vegetables, scallions and different seasonings such as garlic, chilli ...

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You may be wondering - gunpowder tea, really? Well, gunpowder tea is a strain of Chinese green tea which literally translates as “pearl tea” in English. It ...

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Building strong foundations to reaching your goals is paramount to your success. Don’t sideline the basics to get to the bigger objective; in order to reach ...

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Lecithin is usually derived from soy or sunflower, it is rich in choline and is often used as a food additive as an emulsifier, allowing to mix fats with ...

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I’m always reading different things on the internet about how to lose fat, and they’re forever contradicting anything you thought you knew. For those who ...

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Echinacea (pronounced 'ekin-nay-sia') is an herb that’s becoming very popular across the Western world. It’s not new on the herbal or medicinal scene by any ...

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Astragalus has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for a long time and is generally considered as a tonic and reinforce your 'Qi' (pron: 'chi', ...

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The natural flavour of peppermint (or ‘mentha piperita’ in its Latin form) is a combination of spearmint and watermint, and is one of Earth’s oldest herbs, ...

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Functional fitness aims to train your body for everyday situations by mimicking a range of common, practical, real-world movements that your body would most ...

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Even though cupping was practiced across the world in ancient times, it's one of those remedies that you don’t hear often about nowadays, aside from eclectic ...

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Dates are the flowered fruit from the Arecaceae family of palm trees. Dates come with a great variety of colours, textures and sweetness to them. The Medjool ...

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Oolong (in Chinese: 烏龍) tea originally came from the Chinese name (烏龍茶) which means "black dragon tea" and is a traditional Chinese tea (from the Camellia ...

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