Category Archives: Healing Foods

How to Enjoy Turmeric without Cooking

It’s safe to say that turmeric is the new kale. In the past few years, the brightly colored spice has become extremely popular and trendy, popping up in the form of wellness lattes at cafes and a typical ingredient in curries. Can you reap the benefits of turmeric if you don’t want to cook or...
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Eat it Raw – The Healthiest Ways to Eat Dark Chocolate

Why Raw Chocolate?

Raw cacao has a large concentration of minerals such as magnesium and sulfur, both of which are central to many of the body's processes. It also contains enzyme inhibitors that help sustain the amount of the chemical andandamide in our bodies. Andandamide contributes to feelings of happiness in the brain. Cooking and processing dilutes...
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Sage as a Herbal Remedy

Sage is known to help improve lifespan. Sage is a herbal remedy that has been used for this purpose for several years. It is also said to be able to help restore memory in elderly patients. There are different varieties of sage available, including Greek sage (Salvia fruticosa), Purple sage (Salvia officinalis), and Green sage...
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10 Anti Aging Benefits of Water

We all know that water is an extremely important nutrient for survival. But besides keeping us alive or just quenching our thirst, it can do a number of things in our bodies to keep us healthy and to help fight the aging process. (more…)...
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Tasty Ways to Take on Cold and Flu Season

In the midst of cold and flu season, we must all take precautions to keep our families healthy ( beginning with our food choices. In addition to getting daily exercise and eating a healthy balanced diet, Gail Rampersaud, registered dietitian, recommends filling our pantries and plates with the following immune-supporting foods: Read more

Spices for the Sick: Ginger and Cinnamon

Ginger and Cinnamon are most often found on the spice racks in the kitchen. For most people, they are merely spices used to add flavor and fragrance to our food and drinks. What most people ignore is the fact that these spices are well-known for their medicinal properties. Read more

Sweet Potato, Yam and Cassava

Eat Tuber Roots, And Tuber Leaves As Well: Sweet Potato, Yam and Cassava Tropical tuber roots like the sweet potato, yam and cassava are often eaten as root vegetables but the tuber leaves are just as, if not, even more nutritious, and are never left to waste. Read more

The Raw Milk Cure

It has been used both in the daily diet (often fermented) and by special groups with extra nutritional needs, like the elderly, pregnant or nursing women, warriors, and sick people. An ancient Babylon text tells how raw milk was used to drive out the demons of sickness, “Bring milk and laban that man become as...
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