Category: Diet

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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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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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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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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Stevia, what is it and why does it sound like the female version of Steven? Well I can only answer one of those questions. It's a sweetener and sugar ...

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Couscous originated from the North African diet and has a light, fluffy texture. In Morocco it is traditionally served as part of a tajine, consisting of slow ...

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Ashwagandha (Sanskrit: ashwa = horse + gandha = smell, aka Indian Ginseng) actually classed as an ‘Ayurvedic herb’ and is commonly used as a supplement for all ...

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Kelp is probably most well-known for being a major component of sushi dishes internationally. A type of seaweed that grows in shallow waters in every corner of ...

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Dandelions, those little yellow-flowered weeds that have probably popped up in your garden once or even a dozen times. But here’s the good news: these fellows ...

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Swiss chard, also known as Roman Kale, silverbeet and strawberry spinach is a powerhouse of nutrition. Both pleasing to the eye and good for you, there are ...

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Brown rice, may not seem as huge a popular favourite as it should be; not because it lacks taste by any means but rather because of the extra time it takes to ...

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The Pinto bean is the most common bean used in the United States as well as commonly used in Mexico. You’ll often find them being used in Burritos among other ...

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How do you eat cauliflower when you choose to have it? As cauliflower cheese, cauliflower rice, or perhaps just steamed or boiled? For many people, it plays ...

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