Health Benefits of Tea

7 Reasons Why Tea Maybe The World’s Healthiest Beverage Did you know that next to the water, tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world? (Yes, even ahead of Coca-Cola.) The story of tea begins in China, thousands of years ago. But it’s only now that we are discovering all the tea health benefits and … Read more

16 Guava Fruit Health Benefits

When I was young, we had a big guava tree which gave us a lot of fruits and every so often I used to climb our guava fruit to pick guavas as most of them were so far up that I could hardly reach them. It was actually a lot of fun and my sisters … Read more

Health Benefits Rambutan Fruit

The first time I was presented with Rambutan I really did not know what I was looking at. There they were on our dining table, plenty of them and they were strikingly green and orangy-red color. I really didn’t know what they were, food or something else and when I closely looked at them I … Read more

Nutritional Benefits of Lemon

What is Lemon? The Lemon, Citrus limon, is a species of a small evergreen tree in the flowering plant family Rutaceae, native to South Asia, primarily Northeastern India. Lemonade, made with lemon, sugar, and water, is a popular warm-weather beverage, and the juice itself is commonly added to tea. Citric acid may amount to 5 percent … Read more

What is Spinach Good For?

What is Spinach? Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) is a leafy green flowering plant that originated in Persia and native to central and western Asia. It is of the order Caryophyllales, family Amaranthaceae, subfamily Chenopodioideae and is related to beets and quinoa. Its leaves are a common edible vegetable consumed either fresh, or after storage using preservation … Read more

Red Beets Nutrition

When I went to my medical doctor for a yearly check-up, he was so glad to see me as I really don’t go to him unless I have to and I don’t have to. That day was my annual check-up so it has been a year I have not seen him. He is such a … Read more

Sweet Potato VS Yams

What Is Sweet Potato? When we were young, my Mom used to buy and cook sweet potatoes almost every day for our daily snacks. She would just boil them and most of the time right after coming back from school we would sit at the table and feast on them. What we used to do, … Read more

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

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

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