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Ginger - More Than Just Taste

Ginger - More Than Just Taste

Ginger [Zingiber officinale Roscoe (Zingiberaceae)] is well known in many tropical countries, both for its taste enhancing properties and also as a traditional medicine. It is the ginger tuber that is read more

Getting More Calcium

Getting More Calcium

There is a great deal of interest especially for women in increasing calcium intake as a way of preventing osteoporosis. Genetics and lack of physical activity are risk factors, and dietary intake read more

Dietary Salt and Your Health

Dietary Salt and Your Health

If you take two highly toxic chemical elements - sodium (chemical symbol Na) and chlorine (chemical symbol Cl) and combine them, you get NaCl, or common table salt. NaCl is something that we can’t live without. read more

Stevia - a New Sweetener

Stevia - a New Sweetener

Of the taste sensations that we experience - sour, salty, sweet, and bitter, sweet is perhaps the one that is associated most often with pleasure. Many of us have a “sweet tooth” that influences read more

Foods that Starve Cancer

Foods that Starve Cancer

Sometimes, big break throughs happen when you look at a problem from a new perspective. Instead of asking why does a cancer grow, medical researchers asked how does a cancer grow. This led to read more

Plant sterols and Blood Cholesterol

Plant sterols and Blood Cholesterol

Reducing blood cholesterol is an objective that many people have set for themselves, very often after coming home from their doctor’s office where they have been given the news that they are read more

Why Healthy Eating is Vital in Addiction Recovery

Why Healthy Eating is Vital in Addiction Recovery

The sheer mental and physical toll of addiction means that the overcoming of this condition is the number one priority. Having focused on beating the early days, weeks, and months, will then be in a stronger position to make read more

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