Tag: anti-inflammatory

You will find them on your dinner table most nights, they accompany most meals, and they taste absolutely delicious. However, these days with a spike in the ...

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Asia and the Mediterranean have been reaping the health benefits of incorporating spices into their diets for generations. Turmeric’s capability of rivalling ...

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You might think of celery as being just a weirdly long green stem which floats in your soup or something you can chomp on with a side of hummus. Yet there are ...

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After years' of over medicating and treating symptoms of illnesses rather than the root of the problem, individuals are beginning to pay more attention to ...

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I had the recent honour to try out GIMBER - a new product on the market made partly to challenge that old-dinosaur culture of heavy alcohol-drinking by ...

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Lovage or Levisticum officinale is a herb native to the Mediterranean region of southern Europe. Lovage has an ancient history. It was introduced into Britain ...

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Mugwort is the cousin of Wormwood and St John's Wort. In medieval times people used mugwort to make a beer called "gruit" and the beer was drunk from a mug and ...

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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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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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Lion's mane mushroom, or the bearded hedgehog, is a medicinal, parasitic fungus found in North America, China, Japan and Europe. With the most common species ...

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Tamarind is a sticky, fleshy, pulpy fruit with a sweet and tangy taste that grows within brown pods. It’s been a widely used spice-condiment staple in the ...

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I’m a big advocate of the Mediterranean diet simply because it’s both nutritious and delicious. Whilst olive oil and tomatoes may spring to mind, pomegranates ...

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Another of the major league medicinal mushrooms, reishi or 'Ganoderma lucidum', is native to several regions across Asia, such as Korea, China and Japan and ...

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October, my favourite month. It’s a chance to indulge your inner child by crunching through fallen leaves on your walk to work and carving pumpkins for ...

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Potentially the most powerful member of the fungi kingdom, the chaga mushroom or 'Inonotus obliquus', contains possibly the greatest medicinal properties of ...

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