Building Your Immunity

The last decade alone has seen an influx of infectious diseases and virulent strains increasingly unaffected by conventional treatments. Overuse and abuse of antibiotic medicines and antibacterial products have turned the war on germs into a war on humankind as once-common bacteria and viruses mutate to new levels of resistance. According to an article in … Continue reading Building Your Immunity

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Mushrooms: Health Benefits

Mushrooms, though classified as vegetables in the food world, are not technically plants. They belong to the fungi kingdom and although they are not vegetables, mushrooms provide several important nutrients. It's common knowledge that the key to getting enough vitamins and minerals in the diet is to eat a colorful variety of fruits and vegetables … Continue reading Mushrooms: Health Benefits

Spicy Mushroom Stir Fry Recipe with a Savory Twist

If you want a fast and delicious vegan dinner tonight, try this Indian-inspired spicy mushroom stir fry with garlic, black pepper, and chives. I found the recipe on One Green Planet but modified it slightly to use organic ingredients. It’s a great vegan side dish that goes well with just about anything and, best of … Continue reading Spicy Mushroom Stir Fry Recipe with a Savory Twist

Health Benefits of PassionFlower

Passionflower is the common name of any one of the approximately 400 species of the plant genus Passiflora. Native to warm climates in North and South America, many species are now cultivated around the world for their colorful flowers and tasty fruit. Passion flower is also known for its therapeutic benefits. For hundreds of years, … Continue reading Health Benefits of PassionFlower

Lentils: Health Benefits

Lentils are a high protein, high fiber member of the legume family. Like a mini version of a bean, lentils grow in pods and can be found in red, brown, black, and green varieties. Lentils are relatively quick and easy to prepare when compared to other dried beans, and their low cost makes them an … Continue reading Lentils: Health Benefits