Category: Food Profiles

Acorn Benefits for Health – (You Read That Right!)

Ever wondered what acorns taste like? No? I expected that, but today we’re going to explore some acorn benefits that might surprise you, and maybe inspire you to give them a try. It’s October and officially the start of our journey into winter… Autumn. Many people don’t like this time of year, despite the colours..

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A Guide to Herb Robert Benefits for Health, Dosage, and Side Effects

Herb robert benefits for health - geranium robertianum flower and leaves

Herb Robert is an impressive plant found throughout Great Britain, Europe, and North America. You’ve probably seen it about at some point, as it is a common weed and is even considered invasive in some places. One can easily recognise it in Spring, Summer, and Autumn due to its bright pink flowers and reddened stems,..

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How Cumin Benefits Health – Top 9 Benefits!

How Cumin Benefits Health - Cumin health benefits list and cumin seeds image

After recently writing an article on Black Cumin Seed Oil Health Benefits, writing about how cumin benefits health only makes sense! Black seed oil actually doesn’t come from cumin Cuminimum cyminum, you see. It is from the plant Nigella sativa. However, the cumin that we are all likely familiar with does exhibit therapeutic effects, and..

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Why Should People Eat Insects? Hear Me Out…

why should people eat insects - healthy nutritious grasshopper

So, maybe you’ve heard about the increasing ‘hype’ of eating insects and bugs! This is called ‘entomophagy’ if you want to be technical. But you think to yourself after seeing people eat them online, or seeing advertisers like Eat Grub (Now featured in Sainsbury’s)… And you ask yourself, “Why would anybody ever want to eat..

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How Ginger Benefits Health – For Treating and Preventing Illness

How Ginger Benefits Health - Healthy Ginger Root Flowering

Ginger is a herbal root/rhizome. It is known for its distinct taste and – around the modern world – for its health benefits. Today we’ll talk about How Ginger Benefits Health, and the evidence behind it. This powerful plant originated in Southeast Asia and has been used medicinally for thousands of years. Promising research has..

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Why Are Mushrooms Good For You? Are they MAGIC (wait…)?

Why are mushrooms good for you - Healthy Mushrooms, foraged

Important DISCLAIMER: Some mushrooms are poisonous. Ingestion of a poisonous mushroom is extremely dangerous and can be potentially fatal. Now, fortunately, this is mostly something to worry about only when foraging your own mushrooms or trying new types from potentially untrusted sources. Always be careful if this is the case and never eat a mushroom if..

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How Olive Oil Benefits Health – A True Mediterranean Gold

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Today, I would like to address just how olive oil benefits health. Olive oil, a liquid of gold, has been extracted from the humble olive for over 8,000 years! It is the liquid fat released from the olive fruit by pressing, and is renown for its impressive uses and health benefits. Today it is an..

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Organ Meat Benefits – Exploring Our Ancient Nutrition

Organ Meat Benefits Ancient Cave Painting

Let’s talk about something often overlooked – Organ Meat Benefits… In our modern lives, we seldom stop to appreciate the history of one of the greatest wonders of human culture. Cuisine. Now I don’t mean that Beouf Bourguignon or Szechuan Vegetable Stir-Fry (although traditionally both can be very healthy), but rather something much more fundamental…

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