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PURSLANE

University of Connecticut researchers indicate that Purslane (Portulaca oleraceae L.), “has been recently identified as an excellent source of alpha-linolenic acid.” Purslane …

WINE AND HEALTH

A 2000 study in Denmark reported in the Annuals of Internal Medicine, which included “13,064 men and 11,459 women, 20 to 98 …

THE AMAZING MATCHA

Matcha is a powdered form of Green Tea (Camelia sinensis). This tea is used in Japanese tea ceremonies and also used by …

MOROHEIYA – SUPER FOOD

Moroheiya – Super Food   The Japanese Government has analyzed a plant named Moroheiya (Corchorus Olitorius) and found it to be an abundant source …

WHAT ARE CRUCIFEROUS VEGETABLES?

Cruciferous (Brassica) vegetables include: arugula, bok choy, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, collard greens, horseradish, kale, kohlrabi, mustard, radish, rutabaga, turnips, wasabi, …

FLAVONOIDS

Flavonoids are compounds that are synthesized by plants and have a common chemical structure.  Subclasses of flavonoids include: anthocyanins, flavanols, flavonones, flavones, …

Tumeric the Beneficial Spice

Tumeric is a spice, from the ginger family. Curcumin is found in tumeric and is considered a natural phenol. There is some …

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