Food

Whole foods are wonderful, they are nourishing and vital for a healthy life. Learn about the history, growling practices and nutritional value of delicious foods.

Reishi Mushroom

By Kenko
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In Superfoods
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Updated July 13, 2018
Although plenty of mushrooms are edible, only a small percentage are worth eating. Reishi is one such mushroom, not only is very healing it is also a functional food – as it has amazing potential for our health and vitality. It has been sought out for over 4000 years by mountain sages, priests, monks, emperors and […]

Cabbage

By Kenko
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Updated March 5, 2018

Cabbage  is a flowering, four-petaled vegetable, part of the cruciferous and brassica family of plants. Most cruciferous vegetables are in the cabbage family, varieties taking the appearance of a hea

Spirulina

By Kenko
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Updated February 12, 2018

The United Nations named Spirulina the “food of the future’ in 1974, though I feel it has gone a long way in terms of global recognition as a functional food it still has not reached its f

Green Tea – Zen Superfood

By Kenko
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In Superfoods
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Updated September 27, 2017
There are few things as wonderful and natural as tea. It is amazing that the tea plant produces all varieties of tea, it is the cultivation method and the preparing of the tea leaves that provides each tea with its unique, distinct flavour. Camellia sinesis –The tea plant Though it will never be truly known […]
Turmeric a History Turmeric or Curcuma longa Linn, the golden yellow spice that was once compared to saffron by Marco Polo was first used by the Vedic culture in India over 4000 years ago. turmeric is native to India and the Southeastern areas of Asia, however today wild turmeric or Curcuma aromatica Linn is no […]

Fictitious Food – Olive Oil

By Kenko
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In Food Fraud
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Updated June 10, 2017
“It says what every olive oil says: 100 percent Italian, cold-pressed, stone ground, extra virgin…” He shook his head, as if unable to believe his eyes. “Extra virgin? What’s this oil got to do with virginity? This is a whore.” Tom Mueller, Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of olive oil Lampante In Julia […]
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