Several plants and herbs have been classified as functional foods and one of such plants is watercress. This green vegetable is regarded as a functional food because it contains several health promoting properties. Functional foods offer similar benefits as medicines, which suggests the need to regularly include them in our diets. Watercress is a fast-growing […]
Archive | June, 2016
The quest for good health has remained a major concern in today’s living with an increasing awareness on achieving such. This continues to pose a serious challenge as several degenerative diseases have been on the rise. With the ever dynamic global health conditions, and the rising recognition of the detrimental impacts of certain unchecked food products, the […]
The use of herbal remedies for tackling diseases has been in existence since time immemorial. Several medicinal herbs and spices happen to be part of our everyday living. Interestingly, most of the natural sources of these herbal remedies serve as food and satisfy most of our numerous basic needs. Due to the high medicinal properties of […]
I suppose each and every one of us at some point in our lifetimes has suffered from diarrhoea! Maybe not the chronic type but probably the mild one. Kudos to you if you haven’t yet! You probably might be thriving in another planet! Addressing the issue of diarrhea has become an area of concern since time immemorial. This water-borne […]
Kickstart your Summer with some Nutritious Mesclun Mix! It will be awesome if you kickstart this year’s summer with some fresh mesclun! Mesclun! What is it all about? Is it a plant, herb, fruit or seed? Oh, Yessss I know what mesclun is! Noooo, I haven’t heard of this term before! C’mon, what is this Blessing? Please hang […]
There is a growing concern for everyone to start acknowledging and utilizing most underutilized plants around us. The point still remains that these plants are potential sources of foods, medicines and basic support to both humans, animals and our environments. Even though the use of certain plants as a treatment regimen for certain ailments has been […]
Over the years, plants have remained an indispensable part of our lives. Yes, you can bet me on this because without plants, life will not be complete. Plants play essential role in the cycle of nature because life depends greatly on them, for example, plants provide us food, medicine, shelter, fragrance, clothing, flavours and fresh […]
Plants are undeniably the main source of food and nutrients for the entire world. They are simply priceless thus the need for us to appreciate all the benefits they offer. Besides, they are easily available, reasonably inexpensive and can be used for several valuable purposes. One of such important plants is tomatillo! Tomatillo, which is […]
Every country has had at one time in its history a type of highly valued plant! Interestingly, certain plants can be utilised as both food, herbal medicines or for other essential purposes. As a result, it is always good to identify everything we can benefit from these nature’s gifts to us. So if you are still […]
Fleshy, juicy, sweet, soft, refreshing, nutritious and healthy are some of the words you hear the moment someone mentions the word “MELON”. Though not everyone has similar perception of this fruit as I’ve noticed that some melon cultivars are a bit bitter, tasteless, sour and not too captivating to eat. Interestingly, melon has been reported to be […]
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