Food

Health benefits of fennel

Health benefits of fennel

Fennel is a slightly sweet herb, originating from the Mediterranean, where they have been using it for years in food and in medicine. It is grown often on coastal climates. Fennel is packed with health benefits, due to the essential oils it contains. Let’s look at the health benefits of […]

by November 18, 2018
Health benefits of limes

Health benefits of limes

Limes are natural powerhouses and a must have in the kitchen. They have an acidic, tart type of taste because of the citric acid it contains. They provide many of the same benefits as their close relatives, lemons. Let’s take a look at the health benefits of limes.  Digestion aid:  […]

by November 17, 2018
Health benefits of quince

Health benefits of quince

Quince is a delightful autumn fruit. It is sweet and delicious, with a taste similar t a pear and an apple mixed together. Quince originates from southeast Asia, and was even mentioned in Greek and Roman times. It is also packed with health benefits. Let’s take a look at the […]

by November 12, 2018
Hemp seeds could have anti-Alzheimer’s benefits

Hemp seeds could have anti-Alzheimer’s benefits

Hemp comes from the Cannabis sativa plant. It is related, but not the same thing as the marijuana plant, as hemp doesn’t contain enough THC to produce a “high.” The seeds of the hemp plant are known for their important health benefits. They are packed with essential fatty acids, protein, […]

by November 11, 2018
Health benefits of winter squash

Health benefits of winter squash

There’s something unique about winter squash that just feels like a comfort yet healthy food. Although it is used as a vegetable in cooking, it is technically considered a fruit. It is often used during the holidays in many dishes for its rich flavor. Let’s look at the health benefits […]

by November 9, 2018
Health benefits of sweet potatoes

Health benefits of sweet potatoes

Sweet potatoes are in season from autumn to winter, which makes them perfect foods for the holidays. They can also be enjoyed year around. Let’s look at their health benefits. Antioxidant rich: Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of antioxidants such as beta-carotene, which gives them their orange hue, and […]

by November 8, 2018
Health benefits of goji berries

Health benefits of goji berries

Goji berries are known for their high nutritional content and health-boosting properties and are often called “the cure it all berries” They are native to the Himalayan mountains, and are grown in many other parts of the world as well. Goji berries, also known as wolfberries, have been used in […]

by November 7, 2018
5 de-bloating stomach-flattening foods

5 de-bloating stomach-flattening foods

 Bloating is caused by an excessive buildup of gas, and is often followed by abdominal pain. It may be triggered by fatty foods, stress, anxiety, smoking, or more serious conditions like infections or irritable bowel syndrome. De-bloating is not as hard as you may think. Let’s take a look at […]

by November 6, 2018