Aztec Sweet Herb is a flowering edible plant that originates from Central America and the Caribbean. Like Stevia, the plant is naturally sweet and has used for over 500 years by the Aztecs as a culinary and medicinal herb. In fact, Aztec Sweet Herb is up to 1500 times sweeter than sugar with a glycemic […]
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Avocados Native to South America and the Caribbean, the avocado tree produces a fruit that is actually a large egg-shaped berry with a sizable seed at its center. Its use among pre-Incan and other ancient Mesoamerican cultures has been dated to about ten thousand years ago by archaeologists. The Aztecs considered avocado to be a […]
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By Brian Hetrich, Greenhouse Manager Every year on May 5 Cinco de Mayo is celebrated. This day in history represents an unexpected victory at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862 and represents the struggle against imperialism. The Mexican army won the battle despite being smaller and ill-equipped. Chia seeds actually got their name […]
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Looking for longevity food? Look no further than this nutrient dense, broccoli rich, hearty meal. Yield:4-6 servings 1 Bunch (4 stalks) Broccoli Florets (chopped in ½ inch pieces) 2 Japanese Shiitake Mushrooms 1 C. Arame, Soaked 1/4 C. Daikon, Shredded 1/4 C. Carrot, Shredded 1/4 C. Bragg’s Liquid Aminos 1/4 C. Sesame Ginger Dressing In a medium sized bowl, […]
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Earth day is celebrated every year on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. This year on Earth Day the United States and 120 other countries will sign the landmark Paris Agreement which sets into motion key components of the climate protection treaty adopted in 2015 by the United Nations. To commemorate Earth Day […]
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By, Rick Klepal Brian Clement, co-director of the Hippocrates Health Institute for the past 38 years has been known to say, “People who discover the health benefits of a living, plant based diet either come to that knowledge from a place of Inspiration or Desperation”. While it is true that countless people have learned to […]
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Using hemp from its fiber for clothing to its oil for recipes is a great way to support the environment. Hemp can grow quickly in a variety of soils and climates and is a naturally resilient plant (no need for pesticides)! Yield: About 5 cups. Technique: Combine the following ingredients in a blender. Enough lemon juice to cover […]
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Jackfruit is the largest tree-borne fruit in the world with some weighing up to 80 pounds! It is native to Southeast Asia but, can be cultivated in any subtropic and tropic part of the world including South Florida. The fruit is high in vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin B1, potassium and magnesium. It tastes a […]
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Now, more than ever, it is imperative that we rally together to support and protect our Earth as we are witnessing the effects of what can happen when our Earth in inundated with too much waste, pollution and toxic goods. Every activity we do throughout the day has some sort of affect on our Mother […]
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Water is called the source of life. We start our life journey in the calming waters of our mother’s womb. Every time we swim or take a bath, our body remembers that sacred experience. Water lovingly supports our body and gives us mobility and flexibility to our joints and muscles. Exercising in the water increases […]
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When you consider the range of alternatives to cow’s milk-based foods, you have many options beyond soy products to experiment with. Consider these nutritious and health-centered foods: Almond milk: It’s rich in vitamin E, magnesium, selenium, and magnesium, all important to human health and all plentiful in almond nuts. You will also benefit from its unsaturated fat, protein, and […]
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Jaboticaba is a rare tropical exotic fruiting tree native to Brazil. The deep purple fruit is sweet and resembles the appearance and taste of muscadine grapes. The fruit will get to about one inch in diameter and grows right on the trunk and the main branches of the tree. Jaboticaba is high in protein, Vitamin […]
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As if the problematic chemicals found naturally in dairy products do not endanger your health enough to be a reason to stop consuming them, you also must factor in how dairy acts as a magnet to absorb even more pernicious contaminants from the surrounding environment. It’s a one-two punch to your well-being and the chemical […]
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With all that we have to think about in our busy and stressful lives, we often neglect the future catastrophic trends that may or may not affect our families as well as all of humanity. 2025 will be the threshold year leading authorities to believe that 50% of the children born in the developed world […]
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Over 75% of Ayurvedic remedies contain Neem. The tree grows well in subtropical regions of the world including here in West Palm Beach. Every part of the tree can be used – the bark, leaves, and the seeds. Traditionally neem has been uses for a variety of therapeutic purposes. Diabetes. Eye disorders. Parasites Skin disorders. […]
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Dear Friends, I am honored to say that I am a candidate for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) “Man of the Year” campaign. I am writing today to ask for your support in my efforts to help LLS assist patients and families as they battle this disease. In September of 1999, I was diagnosed […]
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Improving air quality and removing allergies are key factors in designing Oransi high quality HEPA air purifiers. To give some background we have compiled the most recent statistics on allergies and asthma in the U.S. to show you how important fresh, clean air is to millions of Americans. Some of the facts in this infographic […]
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Broccoli is very high in the master antioxidant glutathione and other important nutrients. Like all amino acids glutathione is very heat sensitive and on average is seventy-five percent destroyed by the cooking process. Therefore, broccoli is best eaten raw. Broccoli is a cool weather plant and does best in zones 3-7. Plant in the early […]
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In August 2011 I was hospitalized with numbness ascending from my feet to mid back, affecting my ability to walk normally. I was having difficulty breathing or feeling internally. I had lost the ability to run, bike, swim, ski and wear heels. I was released from the hospital and told nothing was wrong because my […]
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The delicate white flowers of purple shamrock bloom every year in the middle of March. The word shamrock comes from the Irish word seamróg meaning “little clover”. Shamrock is also known as the “Love Plant” due to its heart shaped leaves and the plant’s association with fertility. St. Patrick used the plant with its leaves […]
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