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Are you eating real honey?

To reduce cost and increase margins, some unscrupulous honey manufacturers have resorted to adulterating pure honey by mixing sweeteners, such as high fructose corn syrup or rice syrup, with the honey. Most of the adulterated honey is known to originate from China. Chloramphenicol, a powerful form of antibiotics is also frequently detected as a contaminant […]

The differences between Ceylon Cinnamon and Cassia Cinnamon

Organic ceylon cinnamon sticks

Numerous studies have demonstrated that cinnamon can lower the blood sugar in diabetes patients. A recent meta-analysis concludes that “The consumption of cinnamon is associated with a statistically significant decrease in levels of fasting plasma glucose, total cholesterol, LDL-C, and triglyceride levels, and an increase in HDL-C levels.” But before you go running off to […]

Quinoa: What it is and why it is good for you.

Grains offer health benefits due to their nutrient content and composition. Quinoa, named as the “The Supergrain of the Future” by, is no exception to that, containing more nutrients and fiber as compared to other grains. Quinoa is naturally gluten-free and contains iron, B-vitamins, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, vitamin E and fiber. It is […]

Natural Foods for Healthy, Beautiful Skin

The skin is the largest organ on your body. Most of us often underestimate the importance of eating right to maintain healthy beautiful skin. Although having the right skin care products and a good skin care routine are important, knowing and eating the right foods that can provide the essential nutrients your skin needs is essential as well. Here […]