What is damaging our gut and turning our immune system against us?

Please, read this article and ask me how to find out if you are being affected even if you don’t feel it!

Have a Date With Dates

We all know our next-door sweet dried fruits which make a healthy snack: dried apples, raisins, plums, cranberries, apricots and even the more exotic dry cherries, pineapple and mango slices.

We’ve also all gone on many a rebound date with a much more decadent comfort snack – chocolate. But have you ever tried dates? . . . → Read More: Have a Date

Quinoa - The Ancient Secret of the Inca

Quinoa had been cultivated as a crop for over 5000 years. It originates from the Andean region of South America. It is a type of psedocereal crop, whose commercial availability is currently limited. There are almost 2000 varieties of quinoa, ranging from ivory to pink, red, brown and almost black.

It was cultivated by . . . → Read More: The Secret of the Inca

Kudzu Root

Kudzu has been introduced into the United States from Japan as a crop and an ornamental plant. However, it was subsequently discovered that the Southeastern US has near-perfect conditions for kudzu to grow out of control. It became a weed that covered large areas and got to be known as ‘the vine that ate . . . → Read More: This Root Has Five Health Benefits

Want Your Hair in a Tail? Eat Horsetail!

Eat horsetail! And not to mention you would be minimizing your risk of bone fractures…

But, really, horsetail is a common weed can be found in your local health store and the reason why it is such a miracle plant is because of its high silica content.

The silica compounds found in horsetail are . . . → Read More: Want Healthy Hair?

Not Just A Pretty Weed

Purslane, also called pigweed, is commonly eaten in Europe. In North America it is regarded as a weed, but little do we know that it is one of the best dietary sources of calcium.

Just 10 grams of dry leaves provides 500 mg of elemental calcium which studies has shown to yield increased bone . . . → Read More: Not Just A Pretty Weed

Kale Incredible

Kale is a member of the cabbage family. It is also the most robust vegetable; it grows in any soil and rarely suffers any diseases although it prefers cooler climates and rarely grows in tropical conditions. The good news here is, kale which has a delicious, earthy flavor, is available all year round!

Kale . . . → Read More: Your Downtown Vancouver Chiropractor Recommends This Vegetable

Peppercorns - Not Just a Gourmet Spice

Most of us are carefull when we help ourselves to the salt shaker and the pepper shaker. We know that too much salt is bad for our blood pressure and too much pepper may upset our stomach.

Little do we know that peppercorns are some of the most pharmaceutically active spices in the kitchen.

. . . → Read More: Not Just a Spice

A Wonder Fruit

Did you know that one in four Canadian women and more than one in eight men over 50 are affected by osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is a disorder that affects the strength of our skeletal system. It is one of the most common conditions associated with advancing age. Both nutritional and hormonal deficiencies are involved. Research . . . → Read More: A Wonder Fruit