When you hear the word “bugs” in relation to your health, it might conjure up visions of the flu or other...
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This tasty green herb puts pizzazz in your salsa and has the power to heal and cleanse your body.
Rose of Jamaica Tea
“Agua de flor de Jamaica” or hibiscus tea—with its lovely tart flavor and deep red color—is a universal herbal...
Mom was onto something when she made you eat your Brussels sprouts. These beautiful little gems are...
The King of Spices
You may think of black pepper as the companion to salt, but it is so much more! Peppercorns have been...
The Wonders of Papaya
Full of fiber, digestive enzymes and anti-oxidants for healthy cholesterol and anti-aging benefits…
Gift of Nature's Pharmacy
Goldenseal—a bitter root known as a healing plant and material dye for centuries by Native Americans...
The Seed with Spirit
Sesame seeds are steeped in mystic lore, believed to be worthy as an offering to the gods. Sesame oil was prescribed...
Buttery, Protein-Filled Beans
Garbanzos— also known as chickpeas—are a staple food in Middle Eastern and Indian cultures. These buttery-soft...
Season with Sense
Salt is one of humanity’s most precious commodities — in times past a person’s value was measured by...
No one likes a sore throat—from a tickle to a full-blown “can’t swallow” affair that makes it difficult...
Herbal Essential Oil
You know the feeling—tightness in your chest, achy muscles and a tickle in your throat. It’s a cold or...
Spice for all Seasons
Go natural with nutmeg. This once costly, rare and much fought-over spice is now a staple in most kitchens...
A Garden of Eatin'
What is better than the crunch of a sweet, juicy apple? You can thank the Roman horticulturists who...
Foods That Calm
Nerves frayed? Feeling anxious? You could take mega-doses of vitamins or get your doctor’s advice.
Don’t overlook the banana. It may be a comical fruit, but bananas pack a nutritional punch...
India's Queen of Herbs - A Dedicated Email
Tulsi (Holy Basil) is one of the most cherished herbs of India. Known as the Queen of Herbs, Tulsi...
Sprinkle on Some Nutrition
Yeast is not just for bread! Nutritional yeast (deactivated yeast) is called the “vegetarian’s protein.”
Golden Figs for Potency
Fig-ure this: the fruit of the gods—fresh figs— offer up some divine benefits for both men and women.
Cleanse with Chlorophyll
Remember studying photosynthesis in biology class? Plants use chlorophyll, the green pigment in plants and algae...
The Wonders of Cardamom
This fragrant, mysterious spice from the East comes as tiny black seeds wrapped in their own protective pod.
Nature's Digestive Aids - A Dedicated Email
Stress, travel, overeating… modern life can take a toll on your digestion. So what’s your tummy to do?
Your Brain on Sugar
Got the sugar blues? Low blood sugar can be a major factor in lack of energy, brain fog and moodiness.
Cleansing Veggie Soup
Thinking of “going green?” One way to green up your internal environment is to eat Yogi Mush. This healing soup is made with...
Enjoy the Good Fats
Oh, those o-mazing Omegas. These “good fats” contain EFAs (essential fatty acids), key to nervous system and brain health.
Groove with Ginger Root
Pungent, fragrant and medicinally-gifted, ginger root has such character, from its gnarled look to its taste-bud popping flavor.
Dig the Daikon
Do you know your radishes? Unlike the dainty red radish, the daikon radish looks like an albino carrot on steroids...
Little Drops to Drink - A Dedicated Email
Water is the stuff of life. You drink it, bathe in it and prepare your food with it. In fact, your body is composed of around 60% water.
Eat Right on the Flight
Between security checks, flight delays, germs, weather, luggage, jet lag and sitting in airline seats for hours...
Little Berry, Big Benefit
Blueberries probably should be called BLISSberries because they’re so healthy and beautifully blue.
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