Author Tobias Roberts

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Tobias Roberts is a writer and permaculture farmer based in the mountains of El Salvador. He runs a natural building cooperative in the Central American region as well as a diversified permaculture orchard.

Food & Nutrition chia seed powder (grounded + raw chia seeds)
Everything You Need To Know About Chia Seed Powder (Buying + Using)

When most people think of the Aztec and Mayan cultures of Central America, we automatically think of corn and beans as the main culinary contributions to the food we currently eat today. However, these important civilizations contributed several other important crops to today’s food system including products such as amaranth, tomatoes, and chia seeds. Chia […]

Food & Nutrition black maca + black maca powder
Everything You Need To Know About Black Maca (Root/Powder/Tablets)

For thousands of years, the ancient Incan empire developed a strong, resilient agriculture system that thrived even in the tough climates of the highlands of the Andes Mountains. One of the principles of their agricultural development was the diversification of different species that were well adapted to the local climatic conditions. In fact, the Food […]

Lifestyle essential oils for nausea relief
11 Best Essential Oils for Nausea

When you feel nausea, everything else in your life comes to a halt. Whether you are trying to get a report done at work or concentrate on your daughter’s ballet recital, if you are feeling nauseous, it is pretty much impossible to focus on anything but the rumblings of your stomach.

While there are a […]

Food & Nutrition kratom powder + leaves
Kratom Powder 101: What Is It And How To Choose The Best

The leaf of a large evergreen tree native to Asia has recently caused quite a stir amongst the health food community in the United States and Canada. The Kratom tree, Mitragyna speciose in Latin, is a tree that is related to the coffee tree that is endemic to certain areas in Thailand, Indonesia, and Myanmar. […]

Food & Nutrition apple cider vinegar beside basket of apples
Apple Cider Vinegar Health Benefits

More and more people in today’s world are beginning to realize that the old adage: “you are what you eat” is true. The industrialization of our food industry has led to a number of serious health problems including the skyrocketing of heart disease, diabetes, and obesity.

As people begin to wake up to the negative […]