Herbs, Seeds & Spices

10 reasons to eat flaxseeds

10 reasons to eat flaxseeds

Flaxseeds are well known for their nutrition value. They are a great source of vitamins, antioxidants, and so much more. These seeds make a great addition to smoothies and breakfast, adding texture and powerful health benefits. Let’s take a look at 10 reasons to eat flaxseeds. 1. Digestive health: Flaxseeds […]

by August 29, 2015
10 reasons to include cinnamon in your diet

10 reasons to include cinnamon in your diet

Cinnamon is a heavenly spice that seems to add the missing piece to so many recipes. True cinnamon is called Cinnamomum zeylanicum (Ceylon), and originates from the island Sri Lanka (formerly called Ceylon). Ceylon cinnamon is harder to find in the US but is gaining popularity in Europe and South […]

by August 24, 2015
Spicy foods like cayenne pepper are linked to lower risk of early death

Spicy foods like cayenne pepper are linked to lower risk of early death

Most spicy foods have one thing in common — chilies. Chilies, cayenne pepper, and many other spices contain a potent active ingredient called capsaicin. This ingredient contains anti-inflammatory, anticancer, antioxidant, and anti-obesity effects. New research from scientists at the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences shows that spicy foods like cayenne […]

by August 14, 2015
Turmeric is more potent than the leading medication at treating depression

Turmeric is more potent than the leading medication at treating depression

Turmeric is one of the most potent healing spices in the world. It is one the most researched plants in the world. There are so many reasons to eat turmeric. The medicinal properties of turmeric have been the subject of over 6000 peer-reviewed and published biomedical studies. A new study from Government Medical […]

by August 6, 2015
Could turmeric be a cure for diabetes?

Could turmeric be a cure for diabetes?

Turmeric is one of the most potent healing spices in the world. It is one the most researched plants in the world. There are so many reasons to eat turmeric. The medicinal properties of turmeric have been the subject of over 6000 peer-reviewed and published biomedical studies. According to the latest statistics from […]

by July 24, 2015
Garlic may fight antimicrobial resistant urinary tract infections

Garlic may fight antimicrobial resistant urinary tract infections

Garlic has long been known as one of nature’s true medicines. It is a potent immune booster, helps lower cholesterol, aids in the body’s natural detox process, and has powerful anti-inflammatory properties. New research from the Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences in India now shows that garlic may fight […]

by July 16, 2015
Garlic is more powerful than antibiotics for vaginal infections

Garlic is more powerful than antibiotics for vaginal infections

Garlic has long been known as one of nature’s true medicines. It is a potent immune booster, helps lower cholesterol, aids in the body’s natural detox process

by June 19, 2015
Cinnamon may be a potent preventive spice for colon cancer

Cinnamon may be a potent preventive spice for colon cancer

Spices are an important category of organic foods for the unique flavor they add to dishes and amazing health benefits. Cinnamon is an especially potent spice, known for its immune boosting properties as well as its anti-clotting properties and blood sugar regulation benefits. New research conducted at University of Arizona […]

by June 16, 2015