Turmeric – The Golden Spice

What is turmeric? Turmeric is a spice that comes from a plant. Turmeric is also known as Curcuma, Curcumin, Halada, Haldi, Haridra, Indian Saffron, Nisha, Pian Jiang Huang, Rajani, Safran Bourbon, Safran de Batallita, Safran des Indes, Turmeric Root, and Yu Jin. Turmeric should not be confused with Javanese turmeric root (Curcuma zedoaria). Turmeric is … Read more

Apple Cider Vinegar

What is Apple Cider Vinegar?        Apple cider vinegar, or cider vinegar, is a vinegar made from fermented apple juice. You can use it in salad dressings, marinades, vinaigrettes, food preservatives, and chutneys. It is made by crushing apples, then squeezing out the juice. Bacteria and yeast are added to the liquid to … Read more

Carbohydrates, What Are They?

  What are Carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are actually a macronutrient (along with protein and fat) and they play a very vital role in your overall health, productivity, and yes, your weight-loss success. “It’s really important for people to understand that the body’s preferred source of fuel for most everyday activity is carbohydrates. The idea that “carbs are bad” has left many … Read more

Black Tea or Green Tea?

Tea is so much a part of our everyday life that we might never stop to think about how a unique plant from faraway China became the nation´s favorite drink. But the history of tea is fascinating. Tea is often thought of as being a quintessentially British drink, and we have been drinking it for over 350 … Read more

Do You Eat To Live Or Live To Eat?

DISCLAIMER: Here are true stories of real people with their own life experiences. I have known them for a while now and if there was anything that was of the same stories of people you know is merely unintentional. The Food We Eat We take in food to nourish our body, every single cell in … Read more

Is Your Energy Drink Healthy?

How Safe is Your Energy Drink? In the course of the history of the world, more and more drinks are being manufactured and being categorized as healthy, nutritional, and safe. Are they really? Then, let us have a look at this video.  The Buzz As scary as this is,  there are still more and more … Read more

I Am Already Sweet As Sugar!

The Old Fashioned Sugar Now let’s talk about sugar.  The consumption of sugar has a lot to do with you if you wanted to lose weight.  If you were a sugar lover I highly suggest staying tuned and my purpose is to clarify the misconceptions of sugar and the negative side of it.  For many … Read more

Dragon Fruit or Pitaya or Pitahaya

  What Is Dragon Fruit? Dragon fruit or Pitaya or Pitahaya is the fruit of several different cactus species indigenous to the Americas. Pitaya usually refers to the fruit of the genus Stenocereus, while pitahaya or dragon fruit refers to the fruit of the genus Hylocereus, both in the family Cactaceae Dragon fruit is cultivated … Read more

MORINGA OLEIFERA

What is Moringa? MORINGA OLEIFERA – Common names include moringa, drumstick tree, horseradish tree, and ben oil tree or benzolive tree. It is used as vegetables, for traditional herbal medicine, and for water purification. We have this tall tree in our yard and it seems like it doesn’t stop producing seeds and leaves. The tree … Read more

You and Your Water

What is it about water? Remember when you were little and when you were thirsty you just went straight to your kitchen faucet or any faucet in particular? It could be at home, school, any office building, those in the park or places where they have the faucet, didn’t you just drink the tap water … Read more