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Uses for Fresh Herbs

By Kim Robson: At our home, we love to grow our own veggies whenever possible. Fresh herbs top the list for culinary and medicinal uses. Every spring, I start a container garden for the season. Invariably, I pick up a variety of herbs to grow. I usually get mint, basil, …

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Healing Golden Milk

By Fredrica Syren: You might have heard of the new trend — golden milk. Suddenly, everyone is drinking it and raving about its benefits … including me! So, what exactly is it? Golden milk refers to a warm beverage made with turmeric (a spice) and some sort of milk and/or …

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The Benefits of Using Mint

By Larraine Roulston: Mint contains source vitamins A, B-6, C, E and K; and minerals, including copper, calcium, iron, potassium and magnesium, which makes it amazing for eating and/or drinking, skin application and therapy. Its history goes back to ancient times. Dried peppermint leaves have been discovered in several Egyptian pyramids. Greek and …

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Health Benefits of Ginger

By Larraine Roulston: The history of ginger goes back 2000 years to Chinese medicine. Ancient Romans, as well, widely used ginger. Today, with ginger’s popularity and availably, we too can give our immune systems a boost — especially during the upcoming winter months. Ginger, with its important natural oil containing gingerol, has …

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Bottoms Up! Drink Greens For Your Health

By Fredrica Syren: A couple a years ago after the birth of my daughter, I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease called Hashimoto’s disease. It’s a chronic disorder that affects the thyroid, a part of the endocrine system, which produces hormones that coordinate many of the body’s activities. Two major …

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Hello Greens! — The Importance of Eating Green Leafy Vegetables

By Fredrica Syren: In today’s market you can find about a million different supplements and powders that supposedly add important nutrients to your body. They generally cost a lot and may or may not contain questionable ingredients. I say eating your greens for a much cheaper price is by far …

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Fighting Chronic Inflammation with Foods

By Larraine Roulston: As we age, it’s wise to check out helpful foods to reduce aches and pains in our fight against ailments such as rheumatoid arthritis. In recent years society has become more reliant on pills. For long-term sufferers, those painkillers could become addictive and eventually may have unpleasant …

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Healing Foods–Food As Medicine

By Kim Robson:  It’s no secret that a good diet and regular exercise are the best first line of defense against disease. The emerging science of culinary medicine, with recipes and meals designed to heal, maximizes what’s on your dinner plate to combat illnesses like heart disease, cancer and diabetes. …

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