nutrition

Fenugreek Seeds

What are fenugreek seeds? Fenugreek is considered one of the oldest medicinal plants, and its health-promoting properties have been cited in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurvedic Medicine. This interesting herb is native to the Mediterranean region, North Africa and India, however, today spread to the rest of the world. Fenugreek seeds are particularly popular and …

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Tomato Gazpacho

Gazpacho is a Spanish-style cold, raw soup bursting with flavor and exploding with nutrients. Green bell peppers are very high in vitamin C, also contain a good amount of vitamin K1, vitamin E, vitamin A, folate, and potassium. Cucumbers are perfect for hydration as they are full of water content. Tomatoes in gazpacho are high …

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Why I love Ghee

What is Ghee? I am a big fan of ghee and saturated fats that come from happy, healthy animals, raised on their natural diet. I believe these are the only fats safe for cooking with high temperatures. As my dear friend explains on her website: “Ghee is an extra clarified butter, rendered through the long, slow application …

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The Art of Chewing

Chewing Eating begins with the simple art of chewing. Chewing leads to smooth digestion and greater assimilation of nutrients because it initiates the release of digestive enzymes and breaks down food. Carbohydrate digestion begins in the mouth. Chewing turns grains and other complex carbohydrates into satisfying sugars and makes oils, proteins and minerals available for …

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Feeling Winter

Feeling Winter Are you feeling more emotional? It is normal; winters are like that, a more inward and sensitive time. It is a good time to go deep inward, practicing extra self-care, seeking replenishment, resting, reflecting. According to the Chinese Five Element system, the winter is related to the element water. The bladder and kidneys …

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