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Sage potent health benefits

Sage potent health benefits

Sage is another unsung hero we feel deserve recognition. It is a perennial, evergreen subshrub, with blue to purplish flowers. It is native to the Mediterranean region and has a long history of medicinal and culinary use. The strongest active of sage are within its essential oil, which contains cineole, borneol, and thujone. Sage leaf […]

by August 18, 2017
How to regrow 5 common veggie scraps

How to regrow 5 common veggie scraps

How to regrow 5 common veggie scraps There are parts of vegetables that we don’t eat, like stems and cores. Just because we don’t eat some of these parts, does not make them useless. Did you know that you can regrow some vegetables using scraps? These simple tips will help […]

by August 16, 2017
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Horseradish: Nature’s next big antibiotic?

Horseradish: Nature’s next big antibiotic? Lately, we have talked a lot about the subject of antibiotics. While these substances can be great for you in natural forms, they are being way over-prescribed. The overuse of antibiotics is now an epidemic in the United States and it is creating antibiotic resistance. […]

by April 16, 2017
Why you should drink matcha green tea

Why you should drink matcha green tea

Matcha green tea, a staple of Japanese culture is considered by many to be the healthiest green tea possible. Matcha is made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plants, and is ground into a fine powder after being minimally processed. It is a potent elixir in Japanese culture, and […]

by August 26, 2016
Spring detox beet and garlic soup

Spring detox beet and garlic soup

Soup is one of the healthiest meals you can get when done right. It keeps all the nutrients and medicinal properties alive and potent in the bowl. This spring detox beet and garlic soup is a great meal for the new season. Beets: They contain pigments called betalin, which support […]

by April 2, 2016
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 January 1, 2016
Flu-killing garlic onion soup

Flu-killing garlic onion soup

Soup, like smoothies and juices are a great way of combining multiple healthy ingredients into one. This makes soups a very convenient food, and keeps the health benefits alive and potent. This flu-killing garlic onion soup is perfect for the colder weather, which is when the flu is most common. […]

by December 18, 2015
Thanksgiving detox spicy kale salad

Thanksgiving detox spicy kale salad

Thankgiving is upon us, and it is a time to make memories with loved ones and to share great food. Salads are a great side dish, especially because they are vegetable based, which means a great variety of nutrition for optimal health. However, salads can be expensive in restaurants, and […]

by November 26, 2015