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Chayote Craze

posted by Cindy L. Tjol

The chayote is widely eaten in many parts of the world. Native to Mexico, but is now found in many countries including India, Philippines, Indonesia and Hawaii thanks to early explorers, the chayote plant offers a variety of culinary and […]

A Taste For Tamarind

posted by Cindy L. Tjol

The brown fruit pod of the tamarind has been used in traditional cooking in many parts of the world. It gives food a sour, acidic flavor, like what you might experience with a Tom Yum soup or a Thai-styled pad […]

In Awe of the All-purpose Aloe Vera

posted by Cindy L. Tjol

Aloe vera has been used for centuries for such a wide variety of medicinal purposes that it is sometimes known as a miracle plant. When used externally, aloe vera can help your wounds heal faster as well as alleviate your […]

Kale: Green Food Power

posted by Cindy L. Tjol

Kale is a green food that has much nutritious value to offer. A member of the cruciferous vegetable family, kale is rich in phytochemicals like indoles, glucosinolates and isothiocyanates, as well as antioxidants like carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin, which can […]

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Cruciferous Cauliflower For Cancer … And Others
Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable that contains phytochemical sulforaphane, which helps the liver produce anti-carcinogenic enzymes. This makes cauliflower an important anti-cancer food to eat. Filled with stress-relieving B vitamins, the cauliflower is one of the best vegetarian sources of

posted 1:29:31am Nov. 26, 2014 | read full post »

Chayote Craze
The chayote is widely eaten in many parts of the world. Native to Mexico, but is now found in many countries including India, Philippines, Indonesia and Hawaii thanks to early explorers, the chayote plant offers a variety of culinary and medicinal value. The green apple-gourd looking fruit o

posted 8:10:15am Nov. 21, 2014 | read full post »

A Taste For Tamarind
The brown fruit pod of the tamarind has been used in traditional cooking in many parts of the world. It gives food a sour, acidic flavor, like what you might experience with a Tom Yum soup or a Thai-styled pad thai noodle dish. Besides adding a unique flavor to food, which can make it rather app

posted 7:14:58am Nov. 18, 2014 | read full post »

Why Xylitol Is Often Found In Natural Toothpastes
A naturally occurring compound extracted from the fiber of plants like the birch tree, raspberry, plums, born and other fruits and vegetables, xylitol is tooth-friendly yet sweet to the taste bud. Confirmed by research to reduce plaque, it appears that this substance attracts and then starves mi

posted 7:55:02am Nov. 14, 2014 | read full post »

In Awe of the All-purpose Aloe Vera
Aloe vera has been used for centuries for such a wide variety of medicinal purposes that it is sometimes known as a miracle plant. When used externally, aloe vera can help your wounds heal faster as well as alleviate your sunburn pains. It is sometimes even used in anti-aging creams. When co

posted 8:02:40am Nov. 11, 2014 | read full post »


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