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Natural Medicine for Seasonal Allergies

Natural Medicine for Seasonal Allergies

Ah, Spring! We welcome the pleasant weather, the scent of new blossoms, and open our windows to the rush of fresh air. Along with that, we invite in pollen, grass, mold, and spores. For those who are allergic, our bodies launch a major immune response designed to flush out the offensive agents.

Sweet Basil: Beneficial for Health, Home, and Garden

Sweet Basil: Beneficial for Health, Home, and Garden

A favorite in many types of ethnic cooking, all basil, particularly Italian, sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum) is a nutritionally potent herb to include in your diet, home medicine kit, and your garden. The primary biologically active ingredient in sweet basil is a...

Phenomenal Phytonutrients Benefit Health

Phenomenal Phytonutrients Benefit Health

An interesting question that people commonly ask about food and nutrition: Is there that much difference between foods grown 30 years ago and foods grown today? The answer is YES. Decades ago, conventionally grown fruits and vegetables were much richer in vitamins and...

Pizza! Pizza! Basil, Onion & Spinach Supreme

Pizza! Pizza! Basil, Onion & Spinach Supreme

With this tasty pizza recipe you have a variety of options for dough and toppings. Caramelized onions and basil are essential for this recipe's flavor profile. Mushrooms and spinach are nutritious to include, while artichoke, sliced tomato, and bell peppers offer...

Why You Should be Eating More Onion

Why You Should be Eating More Onion

From French to Italian cuisine, onion's varied flavor profile makes it a popular ingredient in many dishes. Beyond taste, onion is an important vegetable for health and nutrition. Onions are high in vitamin C, a good source of dietary fiber; they also contain...

Growing Organic: Save Money, Reduce Toxins, Protect Your Health

Growing Organic: Save Money, Reduce Toxins, Protect Your Health

April 2020 Edition What's New Due to their high probiotic content, fermented foods can give your immune system a boost and reduce your risk of infections like the common cold. Are you one of the many people who say organic food costs too much and that's why you don't...

Sauna Therapy: Sweat Out the Toxins

Sauna Therapy: Sweat Out the Toxins

Most athletes and health-conscious people follow a nutritious, whole foods diet, which is one of several steps essential to ridding the body of metabolic build-up -- that is, the by-products the body accumulates during times of high stress, especially physical stress....

Maca Root Meets High Energy Demands in Athlete

Maca Root Meets High Energy Demands in Athlete

Maca root (Lepidium meyenii Walp) is a cruciferous root vegetable prized by the indegenous Andean people as a remedy for stress, improving energy, and enhancing libido in men and women. Popularly known as "Peruvian Ginseng," Maca is in a class of herbs known as...

Mighty Magnesium Helps You Meet Physical Demands

Mighty Magnesium Helps You Meet Physical Demands

Magnesium is well-known for the role it plays in the structure and function of nerves and muscle tissue. And it's absolutely essential for nearly every chemical reaction that takes place in the body. Additionally, when you put your body through the demands of a...