Vitamin A – Benefits, Sources and Toxicity

By Kenko
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In Nutrition
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Updated October 13, 2017
Vitamin A Vitamin A is fat soluble, which means it is stored in the body. It is naturally found in the tissues of plants and animals. In plant life it occurs as carotenoids, a plant secondary metabolite that is one of the most abundant pigments found in organisms. It is most abundant in plant tissues […]

Better Sleep with a Herbal Nightcap

By Kenko
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In Herbal Remedies
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Updated October 1, 2017
Sleep is incredibly important for ones health and when you don’t get enough your whole body suffers – from your mind to your cells and genes. Getting good quality sleep can be hard in a society that is fast paced and and stimulating. It is essential to take time out of your busy day to […]

Tarragon – The King of Herbs

By Kenko
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In Nutrition
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Updated September 11, 2017
Tarragon is the loveliest addition to a cream sauce. That is what I was hooked on making for the longest time, a bit of cream, tarragon, lion’s mane, some free run chicken and a sprinkling of pepper, salt and parmigiano reggiano. When I first used it I was a little frightened, odd to say so […]

LASIK and Eye Health

By Kenko
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Updated August 16, 2017

Vision is a wonderful thing! The first time I put on glasses in the seventh grade I never knew before that the trees with their leaves could look so lovely. Glasses and contacts alike can be expensive

Lion’s Mane – Brain Superfood

By Kenko
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In Nutrition
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Updated August 7, 2017
Yamabushitake – A look into Lion’s Mane  Yamabushitake, as Lion’s Mane is known in Japan, is a white, hairy, edible and medicinal mushroom or fungus. Scientifically known as Hericium erinaceus is native to Eastern Asia, where it has a long culinary and medicinal history in both China and Japan. In the wild they grow on logs […]
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