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New Year, New You

HAPPY NEW YEAR! It’s 2017 and New Year’s resolutions have been made, it’s time to put plans into action. Every year, so many of us make a promise to ourselves to refocus on our health, improve our diet, exercise more, and get fit. Excess weight increases a person’s risk of developing various conditions such as … Continue reading New Year, New You

TURMERIC | Curcuma longa

Turmeric is a root plant prized not only for its flavour and use in cooking but for its many health benefits. Turmeric is the common name for this plant, its scientific name is Curcuma longa, it contains active compounds called curcuminoids and therefore is often referred to as curcumin (turmeric ≈ curcumin). Turmeric is best … Continue reading TURMERIC | Curcuma longa

Featured Herb: Alfalfa

Medicago sativa, better known as alfalfa, is one of those herbs with a seemingly endless list of possible uses. It has a wide range of actions and can be used to address various different conditions. It is known as a nutritive herb due to its significant nutritional value, providing B-vitamins, vitamins A, D, E and … Continue reading Featured Herb: Alfalfa