So how do we know what herbs can do? When learning about plants, it is important to realize there is no one way of knowing. There are historical records of plant use going back thousands of years. Many modern-day herbalists use herbs in their lives and in their practices and share their personal experiences. There’s also a growing number of scientific studies on plants. Herbs support natural energy, provide essential nutrients, promote healthy aging, aid in the repair of vital processes, and strengthen healthy bodily functions.
Fresh fruit and vegetables contain an amazing array of vitamins, minerals and other trace elements that are known to be essential for good health, and digesting them in liquid form is one of the best ways to help them on their beneficial way.
Healthy, fresh food is right at your doorstep, but before you get growing, you MUST do a bit of planning. You can grow food even if you do not have a yard. Grow food on a window ledge, up a wall, on a roof, in a community garden allotment garden, or through a backyard sharing program.
Human touch has a unique quality. Whether it is a simple hug or a tap on the arm, it is a palpable reminder that we are not alone. Human touch reminds us that others are there to offer their friendship, affection, or support.
According to the latest Canadian data, 1 in 2 people will develop cancer during their lifetime. Amanda Li, M.Ap.Nutr., RD, teaches strategies to stay healthy while relishing every bite.
There are many ways to embrace vegan living. Veganism is a way of living which seeks to exclude all animal products, and as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose. You’ll find that the one thing in common among vegans is an entirely plant-based diet avoiding all animal foods such as meat (including seafood and insects), eggs, dairy, honey and gelatin.
Sorrel is the favourite festive Christmas drink of Jamaica! Like fine winemaking, “sorrel-making” is an established activity – the roots of which go back generations. Making sorrel especially during the Christmas season is a tradition practiced worldwide. Gifting bottled sorrel is also tradition. The concept of pouring this sweet, spiced, home made beverage from a bottle, is like pouring fine red wine. It’s that good!
Many cuisines have standby spice mixtures that are added to many foods as they cook. The lure of the “exotic” cuisine of the Caribbean in general, and Jamaica in particular, has popularized products from the region as more home cooks begin experimenting with some of the island’s popular dishes.
The word “vitamin” comes from the Latin for “vital to life.” These important nutrients help release energy from food, fight infection, protect against damage to cells, promote normal growth and development and generally keep us healthy. The following is a list of the different functions of some important vitamins and list of food sources for them.
Engaging more households to take meaningful action on climate change, still lies ahead! When you share Project Neutral with your followers and supporters while encouraging them to measure their impact, you help build a constituency for public policy that supports climate action and a healthy planet for generations to come.
The changing season often becomes a challenging time for many when it comes to consistently preparing healthy meals and completing gym routines. If you are someone who struggles to adjust into this new season, here are some useful tips that may help you stay on track.
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