Food

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

Himalayan Salt

Himalayan Salt

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Food , Superfoods
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Published March 10, 2019
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Updated March 10, 2019
Salt – this precious mineral can be found almost anywhere on the planet,  though this was not known of until the 20th century. Prior to that, it was desperately searched for, highly prized and without it, humanity would not have grown as quickly into the race we are today.  Essential for human existence, without sodium, […]
banana benefits

8 Health Benefits of Bananas

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Food , Superfoods
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Published January 5, 2019
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Updated March 20, 2019
The banana is one of the first plants domesticated by humans and today it is the second most consumed fruit after tomatoes. Technically regarded as a berry, it is part of the Musa genus which contains about 70 species and subspecies, including over 1000 various bananas and plantains. A sweet treat develops its sugars as […]
magnesium

Magnesium

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Food , Health , Nutrition
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Published November 22, 2018
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Updated January 2, 2019
Magnesium is defined as a macro-mineral. What is that means? It means that you have to provide to your body hundreds of milligrams of this nutrient every day.  Inside your body, you can find magnesium especially in bones (60-65%) and muscles (25%). This macro-mineral cannot be made in your body and therefore you have to […]

Matcha

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published November 10, 2018
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Updated January 30, 2019

Tea has been consumed over centuries for its warmth, taste, its health benefits and, over time, it has developed culture and spiritual traditions. Today tea is the second most consumed beverage global

Black Raspberries

Black Raspberries

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Superfoods
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Published July 24, 2018
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Updated January 30, 2019
Black Raspberries Black Raspberry (Rubus occidentalis) also known as “black cap”, is native to North America (eds. Funt, R.C., et al., 2013). Red raspberry, black raspberry and blackberry all belong to the same family “Rosaceae” aka the rose family, this group or genes is called brambles in Eastern North America and cane berries in Western North […]
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