Category: Foods & Culinary

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Surprising Superfoods

Recent years have seen the rise of the ‘superfood’, a term which smacks so much of ‘health fad’ that I’d normally be tempted to ignore it all together. One minute grocery stores are being over run by folks stocking up on goji berries, the next thing you know some pricy food item with dubious health benefits,...

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5 Superfoods to Alleviate Blood Pressure Naturally

Life nowadays has become increasingly hectic. If you feel like work commitments, family obligations, and relationships have made it harder and harder to exercise regularly and eat healthy all the time, you’re not alone. In fact, a rise in lifestyle diseases like obesity, high blood pressure, and diabetes is evidence that on average people are not...

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Easy and Convenient Food Remedies

Whether it’s a headache, or just every day stress, knowing some common household remedies can provide quick, easy, and natural relief. These are things you may experience every week, and can be treated with items you already have in your kitchen. Try out these fruits, veggies and herbs next time you’re suffering from an ailment, and...

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12 Foods to Reduce Stress

Your hands are sweaty. Your eyes are going dry. You’re on the verge of trembling, but you hold it all down. Even your heartbeat is threatening to turn you inside out. But you have to be productive, and you have to finish that project/write that paper/pass that exam. You’re under a lot of stress. Stress might...

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13 Foods to Make you Happy in 2018

13 does not sounds like a happy number, right? None the less, the New Year has already rolled in and most of us have already moved into our offices and work places to carry out our regular activities. Celebrations are already done and regular life and the stress and worries it brings have started to make...

Buckwheat: Healthy Alternative to Wheat

Because of its name, you might think buckwheat is a grain. In fact, it is from an entirely different plant family than wheat and most grains. It’s closely related to rhubarb. But like wheat, buckwheat makes excellent bread and cereals. That makes it a possible selection for most (but not all) adults with celiac disease, an...

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Cook With Aromats

Our sense of taste and our sense of smell are so intimately related that when one malfunctions so does the other. Smell and taste also enhance one another. Consciously smelling your food will add an extra dimension of enjoyment to the eating process, and stimulate your digestive juices. Savor the fragrance of food before you start...

Apricots: Tiny Protectors

Apricots are tiny, tart, sunshine-colored fruits packed with both of vitamin A that is abundant in orange and yellow fruits and vegetables. Potential Healing Power: Combat constipation Prevent cholesterol from damaging your arteries Protect against certain cancers Although fiber is important in preventing constipation and lowering cholesterol, it’s the beta-carotene that’s knocking the socks off scientists....