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10 Ideas on How to Use Fresh Turmeric Root in Cooking


Have you ever wondered what to do with fresh turmeric root, that finger-sized edible rhizome of the Curcuma longa plant? Turns out, turmeric root is surprisingly versatile: it can be used to add yellow color or orange and mild flavor to a broad range of dishes including smoothies, soups, rice dishes, omelettes, and more. Below, you find our top ten ideas on how to use fresh turmeric in cooking.

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Maca: the perfect food for balancing our hormones

Monday, November 17, 2014 by: Michael Ravensthorpe

(NaturalNews) In today’s world of widespread pollution and gender-bending chemicals, it can often be difficult to keep our hormones in balance. Even the most health-conscious of us are assaulted on all sides by a large number of poisons, such as BPA, that can disrupt our endocrine systems and cause havoc in our bodies. Consequently, many people have resorted to hormone-balancing drugs to help improve their health, which often cause even more problems in the long run due to their unnatural ingredients. Continue reading “Maca: the perfect food for balancing our hormones”

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25 Greatist Superfoods and Why They’re Super


Here’s a great excuse to gorge on pumpkin pie, blueberry cobbler, apple streusel, and chocolate-covered strawberries! Well, kind of. Yep, they’re all Greatist superfoods— just hold the sugar to get the most benefits. Here are the reasons these fruits, veggies, grains, and dairy products have made our list of the world’s best superfoods.

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Sacha inchi, also known as the Inca peanut, is the seed of a plant that grows in the highlands of Peru. Despite being a fairly recent discovery in the health community of the United States, sacha inchi has been cultivated and used as a food source for 3,000 years in the Amazon rainforest. The fruit that these seeds grow in is inedible, but when lightly roasted with low heat the seeds take on a crisp nutty flavor. Continue reading “10 AMAZING HEALTH BENEFITS OF SACHA INCHI”

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This Is What Happens to Your Body If You Eat Turmeric Every Day


Turmeric is a powder that comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant. This plant is part of the ginger family. The powder is golden in color and has an interesting taste and aroma. Some describe the taste as peppery, bitter, and warm. The aroma, however, is closer to that of an orange or ginger. (Source) Continue reading “This Is What Happens to Your Body If You Eat Turmeric Every Day”

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Amaranth, the forgotten food

Amaranth: Grain, Vegetable, Icon


A grain, a green, a cultural icon, a religious symbol… amaranth is colorful plant with a colorful history. It’s also nutritious. Amaranth was a staple of pre-Colombian Aztecs, who imbued it with supernatural powers and made it part of their religious ceremonies.
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