Vitamins and Nutrients

Using Vegetables to Thicken Soups and Stews

Using Vegetables to Thicken Soups and Stews

When I look at food these days the colours amaze me. Everything is so bright, unnaturally bright.

Why You Should eat Garlic on an Empty Stomach

Why You Should eat Garlic on an Empty Stomach

Garlic: Nature’s Original Remedy Garlic contains more than four hundred different mineral components including many antioxidants which, have a number of positive therapeutic properties.

Sweet potato leaves are a good source of vitamins

Sweet potato leaves are a good source of vitamins

Did you know that every part of the sweet potato is edible? On study shows that mature and young leaves of sweet potato could provide significant amounts of vitamin B6 to the human diet.

EU Parliament Votes ‘Yes’ on GMO Opt-Out

EU Parliament Votes ‘Yes’ on GMO Opt-Out

New legislation to allow EU member states to restrict or ban the cultivation of crops containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) on their own territory, even if this is allowed at EU level, was passed by MEPs on Tuesday.

Beyond Prevention: Chemical in Broccoli Kills Cancer Cells

Beyond Prevention: Chemical in Broccoli Kills Cancer Cells

New research has identified one of the key cancer-fighting mechanisms for sulforaphane, and suggests that this much-studied phytochemical may be able to move beyond cancer prevention and toward therapeutic use for advanced prostate cancer.

Study Finds Chocolate Burns Belly Fat, Improves Cholesterol

Study Finds Chocolate Burns Belly Fat, Improves Cholesterol

Our findings suggest that regular consumption of DC could be useful in maintaining a good atherogenic profile, due to the favorable effects on HDL cholesterol, lipoprotein ratios and inflammation markers.

The Best Natural Sources of Manganese

The Best Natural Sources of Manganese

It’s important that we eat enough foods rich in manganese to maintain our health.

10 Essential Items You’ll Need to Survive in the Desert

10 Essential Items You’ll Need to Survive in the Desert

Between the blistering heat, rough terrain, and lack of water or wildlife, the desert presents peculiar challenges that are not seen anywhere else.

25+ Ways to Keep Food from Spoiling

25+ Ways to Keep Food from Spoiling

According to a report from August 2012 by the National Resources Defense Council, America wastes about 40 percent of its food supply. Let that sink in for a moment. Imagine going into your kitchen and just throwing away 4 pounds of food for every 10 pounds you have.

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