Category: Food & Nutrition


Spices and herbs have been used as medicine for centuries. Some cultures with lower rates of chronic diseases use more spices than Westernized countries. Spices and herbs can replace substances that are unhealthy like salt, added sugars and even saturated fat. Most modern scientific studies of these benefits are relatively recent but their roots go …

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Winter vegetables are harvested late in the season and don’t spoil or rot easily. Some of the best produce to purchase in the winter includes root vegetables, such as potatoes, turnips, parsnips, carrots, and beets; allium vegetables such as onions, garlic, and shallots; cruciferous vegetables such as cabbage, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, and cauliflower; hardy greens, …

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