Think back to the last time you were in the grocery store. Do you remember walking down the aisle with all of those nutritional supplements? Those brightly colored bottles advertising weight loss, better skin, shinier hair, or the prevention of a number of diseases- all wanting you to pick them up and place them in […]
Preparing your asparagus before cooking Before washing, hold the tip of the asparagus stalk in one hand and the root end in the other. Slowly bend the stalk until it snaps near to the white end. Discard the root ends as they are very fibrous and don’t make for very good eating. Save the green […]
Bad breath and deterring vampires isn’t the only thing garlic should be known for. Garlic, the number one herbal supplement used in U.S. households, has numerous uses and health benefits. Excellent for cooking, health and home remedies, garlic can easily be grown in most climates. The extremely versatile herb has been utilized throughout history as a natural remedy. In ancient times it was acknowledged as a remedy to treat many ailments including, flatulence, intestinal disorders, skin infections, and symptoms of aging. During the middle ages the herb was ground up and applied directly to the wound to prevent the spread of infection. Greeks were known to feed garlic to their athletes before they compete in Olympic events.
In Day 2 we learn some of the negative effects of not drinking enough water. Though we mentioned them a little bit in Day 1,Day 2 goes into more detail about what actually happens. Basically, it is explained that when our bodies don’t get the proper amount of water that they need to function, they […]
The answer to the question, “Is grass fed beef better than conventional beef?” is an absolutely, positively, resounding, billboard-screaming, all capital letters, YES. Why is it better? How much time do you have? If You Support Destroying Rainforests, Buy Conventional Beef In the “olden days”, when beef cattle were raised only on farms and ranches, […]
Why take flaxseed oil? No matter how healthy a person’s diet might be, there may still be a lack of certain nutrients. A good way to get these nutrients is to take a supplement. Flaxseed oil provides nutrients such as vitamin E and vitamin D, minerals that include iron, potassium, and calcium. It is also […]
Old wives sometimes get it right in their tales, and sometimes get it wrong: which is it with peppermint tea? Are the purported health benefits real, or is it simply another incorrect old wives’ tale? What Advocates of Peppermint Tea are Claiming Proponents of the health benefits of peppermint tea claim that the tea can […]