A favorite sweet herb for cooking, cinnamon has been used for centuries to treat health concerns such as fever, menstrual problems, congestion, sore throat and cough, and gastrointestinal distress.
The human body is home to over 100 trillion microorganisms, the majority of which are found in the gastrointestinal tract (“gut”).
Who would ever guess that a pair of insulated, wet socks could help alleviate congestion from your head and stimulate the immune system? Sounds a bit like a storyline in a Disney movie, right?
While Moringa is a superfood known to treat malnutrition in various cultures, it’s greatest impact is on respiratory health. A study has shown that the leaves and pods from the moringa tree (Moringa oleifera) inhibit 72% of all histamines released, making it almost as effective as the drug Ketoifen.
Allergy sufferers suffer. And they are always on the lookout for something safe and effective to relieve – and even prevent – symptoms.
Watercress (Nasturtium officinale) is a nutrient dense, cruciferous vegetable with a tangy, peppery taste. Some of the nutrients found in watercress are vitamin A (from beta-carotene), vitamin B6, vitamin C, folate, iodine, calcium, and iron.
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.
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...
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...