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Health Benefits of Honey
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Health Benefits of Honey

In the history of human food, one of the most enduring properties of our palates in nearly every culture a love of sweet stuff. For some reason, we are enamored with sugars and sweeteners of all kind. Most, as medical science has found, aren’t all that good fo...
Health Benefits of Krill Oil
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Health Benefits of Krill Oil

Krill oil is one of the world’s best sources of omega 3. It is better even than regular fish oil, or cod liver oil. Krill are tiny creatures that are found in all the oceans of the world – particularly in cold water oceans, like the North Atlantic. There are e...
Health Benefits of Olive Leaf
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Health Benefits of Olive Leaf

Most people are at least partially familiar with the health benefits of olive oil, which is famous for its promotion of wellbeing. But the lesser-known leaves of the olive plant can also be very good for you too. Olive leaves can be manufactured into essential...
Health Benefits of Oregano Oil
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Health Benefits of Oregano Oil

When one thinks of Italian food, perhaps the most immediate spice that comes to mind is oregano. The plant, which itself is native to the temperate climates that surround the Mediterranean Sea, is a staple in the diets of many other nearby cultures as well. It...
Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds
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Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds have become increasingly popular in recent years. They are extremely tasty and have innumerable benefits.  They are popular in salads, in granola, eaten by themselves as a snack, and used as garnishes for a very wide range of dishes. Most people ...
Health Benefits of Pomegranates
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Health Benefits of Pomegranates

Pomegranates are delicious in salads and syllabubs, with goat’s cheese, and in numerous recipes, both savoury and sweet. They have also long been a symbol of fertility, presumably because of the mass of shiny red seeds that every pomegranate contains, and feat...
Health Benefits of Spirulina
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Health Benefits of Spirulina

Spirulina is a food supplement made from tiny bacteria that are found in abundance in East Africa. It has been used as a food supplement since ancient times, when Aztecs skimmed spirulina-rich algae from water sources and dried it into cake form. Spirulina is ...
Spinach and Sweet Potato Salad
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Spinach and Sweet Potato Salad

After a wonderful, ridiculous weekend in Montreal this Easter, my friend Julia and I have decided we are beginning a new, healthier life. This may only last a week, but today I went to yoga AND made a delicious, healthy supper. Day one of new healthy lifestyle...
What You Don’t Know About Saffron
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What You Don’t Know About Saffron

This spice is worth its weight in gold. It holds the title as the world's most expensive spice, and not just by a few dollars. Fortunately it's reasonably affordable because it has a very strong flavor and is used in very small amounts - a pinch for most recip...