Turmeric The Super Spice

Turmeric comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant and has a tough brown skin and a deep orange flesh. Turmeric has long been used as a powerful anti-inflammatory in both the Chinese and Indian systems of medicine. Turmeric was traditionally called “Indian saffron” because of its deep yellow-orange color and has been used…

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What is Kefir? This Unknown Superfood is Amazing!

Kefir’s tart and refreshing flavor is similar to a drinking-style yogurt, but it contains beneficial yeast as well as friendly ‘probiotic’ bacteria found in yogurt. The naturally occurring bacteria and yeast in kefir combine symbiotically to give superior health benefits when consumed regularly. It is loaded with valuable vitamins and minerals and contains easily digestible…

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Avocado:The Super Fruit!

Avocados are a creamy, buttery fruit grown in warm climates and often enjoyed in Mexican and South American cuisine.The avocado is a rather unique type of fruit.Also known as an alligator pear or butter fruit, the versatile avocado is the only fruit that provides a substantial amount of monounsaturated fat (the healthy kind). Avocados are…

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Lemony Goodness: Lemons are an Amazing Superfood!

Lemons first achieved their healthy claim to fame on board the ships of early explorers to help treat scurvy, a then-common disease among the sailors. The health benefits lemons are now known for include its use as a treatment of throat infections, indigestion, constipation, dental problems, and fever, internal bleeding, rheumatism, burns, obesity, respiratory disorders,…

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The Darker The Chocolate The Better It Is For You!

What Chocolate is Exactly Cacao refers to the plant, a small evergreen tree of the species Theobroma cacao, which is cultivated for its seeds, also known as cacao beans or cocoa beans. The term “chocolate” refers to the solid food or candy made from a preparation of cacao seeds (typically roasted). If the cacao seeds…

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What Cherries Do For Your Health?

Many people are now discovering the real value that Cherries may bring to your health. Cherries are a powerful source of antioxidants which has been deemed as at the top of the list for people who wish to get some protection of the effects of high blood pressure and people heart disease. One of the…

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King Kale- The Powerhouse Superfood

King Kale is one of the healthiest and most nutritious plant foods. The good news about Kale is that it is a lot less bitter than most of the leafy dark greens, so it is an excellent choice to encourage children and adults like to try. The health benefits of Kale are outstanding and if…

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Cauliflower Power- This Superfood is Amazing!

As part of the brassica family, more commonly known as cruciferous vegetables, cauliflower contains antioxidants and phytonutrients that can protect against cancer, fiber that helps with satiety, weight loss and a healthy digestive tract, choline that is essential for learning and memory as well as many other important nutrients. Cauliflower even ranks among the top…

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Yes to Asparagus – This Superfood Is So Good For You!

Asparagus is a vegetable that has been around for many years and for medical purposes it has been used for about 500 years. It’s amazing to note that most people feel that they can not eat it because it is too expensive. However, it can be easily cultivated in your backyard with a little time,…

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What Can Eating Beets Do For YOU?

The popularity of beets goes back to the eighteenth century, as a staple for Eastern Europe cultures who prepared beets in a famous beet soup called borscht. A good portion a week of beets can be beneficial to your overall health, in that they are a good source of energy, they have no calories to…

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