Famously called "the miracle tree" thanks to its exceptional nutritional content and therapeutic potential, moringa more than lives up to its name. Moringa offers numerous health benefits, including protecting against free radicals and promoting a strong immune system in all stages of life. Among other things, moringa supports the heart, brain, and liver, and can … Continue reading Benefits of Moringa: A Nutritional Powerhouse
The baobab (Adansonia digitata, Malvaceae) tree is indigenous to sub-Saharan Africa and is an important source of food and economic generation. Leaves, fruit, and seeds are eaten, and timber, fodder, and fibers from the tree are marketed. With roles in traditional medicine, culture, and religions, it is widely considered a sacred tree and often allowed … Continue reading Geographical Variation in Nutritional Content of Baobab
Just as we use herbs to enhance our lives, we can do the same for our four-legged family members - our pets. A growing number of veterinarians take a holistic approach to health care for animals, and that includes the use of herbs to promote wellness and increase the quality and length of our pet's … Continue reading Herbal Pet Care
Barley water is made from barley, which is believed to be one of the oldest grains in the world. Although it is not a staple of most American diets, there is growing evidence that barley and barley-based foods have a variety of health benefits.In this article, we look at the evidence behind the many health … Continue reading Health Benefits of Barley Water
Some specialists say that young women are more prone than men to nutritional deficiencies, which can impact their energy levels and keep them from fulfilling their athletic potential. A study claims to have found the right supplement mix to address that issue. A new dietary supplement can help women run faster – could it be … Continue reading A Nutrient Mix That Could Boost Women’s Energy Levels.
Celeriac, also known as celery root, is an unusual and nutritious vegetable with a wide variety of uses. It is from the same family as celery but is a very different plant.Celeriac that has been washed and peeled can be eaten raw or cooked using different methods. This article explores the nutritional content of celeriac, … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Celeriac
Juicing has become increasingly popular in recent years and is now a multi-million dollar industry.Fresh fruit and vegetable juices can be purchased at most grocers, farmers' markets, and shops dedicated to fresh juice. They can also be made at home with juicing equipment. Carrots are a common ingredient in many juices, as they provide a … Continue reading Health Benefits of Carrot Juice
The nopal cactus is more commonly known as the prickly pear cactus. It is native to Mexico and famous for its health benefits due to its high antioxidant, vitamin, mineral, and fiber content. What is nopal? Nopales are the pads of the nopal cactus and can be cooked or eaten raw. Nopales or nopalitos are … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Nopal Cactus
Wheatgrass is a grass that is closely related to wheat. It is a thick, dry grass that looks like hay or straw. It has played a role in natural and holistic medicine for generations.Wheatgrass is harvested early in its development before it reaches full size — usually 7-10 days after sprouting. Grown primarily to make … Continue reading What Are the Health Benefits of Wheatgrass?
Iron is an essential mineral that your body requires to maintain optimal health. There is a common misconception that iron is only obtained by eating meat and that iron deficiency is more prevalent amongst vegans and vegetarians. Natural, plant-based iron supplements and food can provide the iron your body needs and in some cases may even … Continue reading The Benefits of Plant-Based Iron