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 […]
Author Tobias Roberts
It is a bright sunny day outside, and you’re enjoying an early Saturday morning in the garden, throwing compost around your flowers and pulling up the weeds growing in your asparagus bed. Just as you dig your hands into the fertile dark soil around a tomato plant, you suddenly feel a stinging sensation that quickly […]
What is Reishi Mushroom Powder?
If something is working, you might as well continue to use it, as the saying goes. Reishi mushroom powder has been used by Asian cultures as a natural medicine for at least 2,000 years. The Reishi mushroom, also known as the Lingzhi mushroom in China, is one of the […]
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 […]
How would you like to enjoy a breakfast fruit that has a fascinating blend of scents that can be best described as a mixture between chocolate and pineapple? When biting into that strange, tropical fruit, you find that it tastes like a soft pear with a hint of banana as well. Your senses go wild […]
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 […]
The moringa, like other superfoods, offers enormous amounts of nutrients, vitamins, and minerals that our bodies need. But what is the moringa tree […]
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. […]
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 […]
You probably equate sulfur with the rather unpleasant smell of rotten eggs. Why would anyone want to add organic sulfur crystals to your dietary regime? Turns out that organic sulfur crystals aren’t a medicine or dietary supplement, but rather a natural nutrient that our bodies need to function in a healthy manner.
While we used […]