Category: Nutrition

Maple Syrup

This natural sweetener is becoming popular as a natural and healthy alternative to refined sugar. It is made from the sap of maple trees. The sap is collected and boiled, leaving a thick, sweet...

Garlic

Garlic (allium sativum) is a member of the allium family, which also includes other relatives such as onions, leeks, shallots and chives. The most beneficial compounds found in garlic are allicin and diallyl sulphides....

Beetroot

A beetroot is a vegetable with deep purple roots. These can be eaten raw or cooked, and the green leafy part of the beet is also edible. The beetroot contains a unique group of...

Diatomaceous Earth

Diatomaceous earth (also know as diatomite), is composed from the fossilized remains of microscopic, aquatic organisms that are called diatoms. Diatoms are a type of hard shelled algae, whose skeleton is made up of...

Moringa

Moringa (Moringa oleifera) is a flowering plant (tree) that is mainly found in parts of Africa, Asia and the tropics. It is also known as the Drumstick Tree or Indian Horseradish Tree – although there...

Cherries

Cherries come in many varieties – such as Dark Red or Yellow cherries. Certain types may posses superfood qualities. Montmorency cherries are the ones that have the most medicinal value. They posses anti-inflammatory qualities, are...

Fennel

Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is an aromatic herb, with a distinct aniseed flavour. It is part of the Umbellifereae family and is related to parsley, carrots, dill and coriander. Good quality fennel should be white or light green...