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The endive is a dedicate vegetable with white and pale green leaves. Normally harvested by hand, it comprises 95% water and is extremely low in calories. Endive contains vitamins C and A, as well as calcium and fiber. Purple endive […]

Rich in vitamin C, lemons can give a powerful boost to your immune system. Though they are extremely acidic, lemons are rapidly converted to an alkaline pH in the digestive tract. As such, the fruit makes a powerful healing agent […]

Burdock root is used by many cultures (eg. Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Indians, Hawaiians) both as a food and as a medicine. Burdock root contains phytochemicals, known as polyacetylenes, which have antibacterial and antifungal properties. The root also contains hyaluronic acid, […]

Often used for making red bean paste, the dark-red colored adzuki beans are not just nutty and sweet in taste. They are also highly nutritious. These beans are rich in proteins, vitamins and minerals. They also contain large quantities of […]

Harvested by driving tomahawks into maple trees to extract a rich fluid which is then concentrated, maple syrup is one syrup you can count on for health benefits. There are however different grades of maple syrup. The lower the grade, […]

You might have seen the chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans) that are used to make the Middle Eastern dip known as hummus. But do you know that these little beans are actually very nutritious? Chickpeas are rich in protein, […]