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Naturally Essential Pest Control: Green And Sustainable Ways To Control Pests

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 10, 2016 | Category: Blog, health, Life Style

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Are ants, aphids and spiders uninvited guests in your home and garden? 
Do mosquitos dampen your family’s outdoor summer fun?
 Is your dog or cat hosting fleas?
 How would it feel to manage pests with easy, non­toxic plant­ based solutions? Finding natural solutions has been important to me for a... more

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Are Figs A Super Food? Or How Parkash Became A Fig Thief

By: | 8 Comments | On: August 6, 2016 | Category: Blog, Nutrition

nutrition of figs

This post started in my mind as another article about nutrition, this time about figs. Yes, figs. Don’t laugh, figs are another super food. OK, maybe not, but before getting to them, I would like to tell you a bit about Parkash and her relationship with figs; or any other... more

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The Healing Power of Essential Oils

By: | 5 Comments | On: July 24, 2016 | Category: Blog, health, News

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My day is infused with essential oils! Within the very first hour of the morning, they may support my mood, hair, skin, immune system, digestive system and home. After I wake up, I breathe in the invigorating aroma of peppermint and wild orange. I drink water with lemon essential oil, which... more

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How To Make Sure You Are Getting Enough Protein on a Vegan or Vegetarian Diet

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 5, 2016 | Category: Blog, health, Nutrition

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For many people, becoming a vegetarian or vegan can be daunting for a number of reasons – from coming up with daily meal ideas and variety of choices to concerns about intake of sufficient amounts of necessary nutrients for maintenance of good health. The most common criticism I frequently come... more

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Health Benefits And Nutritional Value of Cashew Nuts

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 23, 2016 | Category: Blog, Nutrition

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Did you know that Cashew Nuts grow on the outside of the cashew apple? Cashews are crescent-shaped nuts that grow on trees and are native to Brazil. They require a hot and humid climate to thrive. Cashew trees don’t start to bear nuts for three to five years. After that... more

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Nutritional Comparison of Nuts

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 19, 2016 | Category: Blog, health, Nutrition

Nutritional Comparison of Nuts

In February we sent you an article and chart on the nutritional comparison of leafy green vegetables. I wanted to do the same thing with different types of nuts because it’s important to know how they compare when it comes to calories, protein, fat, etc. I have often come across... more

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Nutritional Comparison Of Leafy Vegetables

By: | 6 Comments | On: February 8, 2016 | Category: Blog, Nutrition

nutrition value of kale

Recently I was asked by a friend to review an article titled, “10 Super Foods Healthier than Kale” www.eatthis.com/10-superfoods-healthier-than-kale. She wanted to know if in fact it was true that we should no longer bow down to kale as a top super food. I read the article, admittedly with skepticism,... more

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Benefits of Goji Berries

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 1, 2016 | Category: Blog, health, Nutrition

Goji berries have been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for thousands of years. They are also called wolfberries, the fruit of Lycium barbarum (a native Chinese Shrub). It is a bright orange-red fruit possessing a lot of medicinal benefits. In traditional Chinese medicine, goji berries are eaten raw, poured... more

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Goji Berries: Another Ancient Super Food Full Of Antioxidants and Low On Calories

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 1, 2016 | Category: Blog, health, News, Nutrition

health benefits of goji berries

Goji berries have been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for thousands of years. They are also called wolfberries, the fruit of Lycium barbarum (a native Chinese Shrub). It is a bright orange-red fruit possessing a lot of medicinal benefits. In traditional Chinese medicine, goji berries are eaten raw, poured... more

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Celery Health Benefits: Another Great Vegetable Super Food

By: | 0 Comments | On: December 9, 2015 | Category: Blog, health, News, Nutrition

health benefits of celery

Celery is a vegetable under the Apiaceae family. It is well known for its use in cocktails, as well as a low calorie snack. However, celery is not only good for those well known things. There are several very good reasons why you should include celery in your diet. But first, let’s... more

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