Archive October, 2012


Bioflavonoids Part 2

Bioflavonoid Superstars Different bioflavonoids tend to have different health effects on the body. Some of the common bioflavonoids and their benefits are outlined below. Quercetin’s primary use is for the relief of allergies and inflammation. In scientific experiments, it was found to be an effective inhibitor of histamine release from mast cells – the cause […]

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Bioflavonoids Part 1

When you are looking at bottles of vitamins, have you ever wondered what it means when it says “with Bioflavonoids”? Bioflavonoids are a group of naturally occurring plant compounds, which act primarily as plant pigments and antioxidants. They exhibit a host of biological activities, most notably for their powerful antioxidant properties. Bioflavonoids work with other […]

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The Amazing Aloe Plant

Originally from Africa the Aloe plant can grow to a height of 12 to 16 inches often spreading a large amount of root sprouts. The aloe plant’s leaves are large serrated fleshy growths with flowers produced at the tip that can be up to 90 cm tall. In addition to the fairly decent size it […]

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Pumpkin Pie #2 of 2 – Traditional Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients 2 cups of pumpkin pulp purée from a sugar pumpkin* or from canned pumpkin purée 1 1/2 cup heavy cream or 1 12 oz. can of evaporated milk 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar 1/3 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs plus the yolk of a third egg 2 teaspoons of cinnamon […]

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Pumpkin Pie #1 of 2 – Guiltfree Crustless Pumpkin Pie

We’re offering 2 Pumpkin Pie recipes. The first of the two is listed here. Please look for recipe #2 which will be a traditional pumpkin pie. Guiltfree Pumpkin Pie – Delicious! 15 ounces of pure pumpkin 12-ounce can of evaporated milk 2 large eggs 2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 2 tablespoons Stevia or more TT […]

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Here’s a Way To Re-Purpose Your Old Trampoline

Talk about re-purposing things…… Chicken Coop made from a trampoline frame! From Homesteading/Survivalism

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Nutritional Value of Pumpkins

Pumpkin fruit is one of the widely grown vegetables that is incredibly rich in vital antioxidants, and vitamins. This humble backyard low calorie vegetable contains vitamin A, flavonoid poly-phenolic antioxidants such as leutin, xanthin, and carotenes in abundance. The plant is a fast-growing vine that creeps on the surface in a similar fashion like that […]

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Species and Uses of Eucalyptus

What are the Different Species and What are the Uses of Eucalyptus Species? There are over 700 species of eucalyptus; however, there are only a handful used for medicinal purposes. Wow! The most popular Eucalyptus species used for medicinal purposes are presented below: • Eucalyptus globulus – This oil is commonly known as Eucalyptus or […]

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Halloween – Is Sugar Overload Inevitable?

As soon as back-to-school season begins, it seems like Halloween is just right around the corner. We purchase new decorations and plan pumpkin-picking trips, but we also think about what our own kids will get while trick-or-treating, because that’s when the sugar-infused inundation begins. Due to the large amount of candy acquired that night, many […]

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GMO Corn

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