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NAHA | Fennel: A Versatile Powerhouse of Nutrition 

Fennel: A Versatile Powerhouse of Nutrition  By Marie Olson, RWP, NTP, CA  Fennel is an interesting and versatile plant. It has several uses culinarily, and also provides benefits herbally and aromatically. Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is a perennial herb that is highly aromatic. It has been described as having the flavor of black licorice, or anise (Pimpinella anisum), but many find it to be much

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Benefits of Moringa: A Nutritional Powerhouse

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 even give your sex drive

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Geographical Variation in Nutritional Content of Baobab

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 to thrive in agricultural lands.

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Herbal Pet Care

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 lives. At home, you can

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A Nutrient Mix That Could Boost Women’s Energy Levels.

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 the energy booster we’ve been

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Health Benefits of Carrot Juice

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 flavor that pairs well

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What Are the Health Benefits of Wheatgrass?

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 hay, or for animals to

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