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Roasted Sweet Potato Soup

  Sweet Potatoes are an incredibly nutritious food that are packed with antioxidants like beta carotene, vitamins C, E & D, and minerals such as manganese and iron. They are also high in potassium which helps to lower blood pressure by removing excess sodium and regulating fluid balance in the body.  Sweet potatoes are an […]

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Is Moringa The Newest Superfood

Out of the 20 amino acids that our bodies need, to sustain life and health, Moringa contains 18 of them. Moringa powder contains seven times the amount of vitamin C typically found in oranges, four times the amount of vitamin A in carrots, 36 times the amount of magnesium in eggs, 25 times the amount […]

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10 Reasons to Love Spinach

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Eat Your Weeds?

Many of those plants that we called weeds are weeds simply because of their superstar survival skills. Wouldn’t you like to have a little bit of that superpower for yourself? Here are some of the lawn weeds that you can eat: 1. Plantain – This little leaf is a common sight in lawns. Plantain is […]

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10 Benefits of Red Tea

There are almost as many ways to drink tea as there are teas themselves. Pinky up or down, tea cup, mug or tall glass, the best part of tea drinking, is tasting and testing them for yourself. From light to dark and varying strengths between, they are great for many of the symptoms, side effects […]

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The Benefits of (Sweet) Lucuma Powder

Have you been craving something sweet, but don’t want to consume unhealthy sugars? Well, we have wonderful news for you! Lucuma powder tastes like a cross between sweet potato and maple ( similar to butterscotch or caramel). In powder form, it’s granulated and resembles brown sugar. Even better, it’s healthy for you since its rich […]

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Benefits of Herbal Tea

Here’s a handy chart from Raw for Beauty that shows which herbal tea is best for which ailment. Great to have around for the unexpected belly ache or sleepless night! Print and keep in your kitchen draw for future reference. Thanks Rawforbeauty.com.          

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Smoothie vs Juice

What’s better? … Juice? or Smoothies? The answer is … They are equally nutritious, but the difference is how your body and digestive system processes it. Check out the chart below:

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Nature’s Medicine Cabinet

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Eat Your Spinach!

Health Benefits of Spinach No other vegetable ever gained the fame that spinach did in the 1960s through the cartoon character Popeye. Often in vain, parents encouraged their children to eat their spinach so they would grow up to be big and strong. Low in fat and lower in cholesterol, spinach is high in niacin, zinc, protein, […]

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