The Usage of Thyme

From embalming fluid to incense, the Ancient Greeks and Egyptians understood the healing power of the herb thyme. With over 400 subspecies, this fragrant relative of the mint family is now common in spice racks of restaurants and family homes across America. Thyme has much more value than merely an herb to flavor your meals. […]

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All the Different Ways You Can Include Ginger in Your Diet

There are so many different ways to enjoy ginger — from sipping tea to incorporating it into your main dish. Indeed, you can use it to flavor both sweet and savory foods. When buying ginger for a recipe, it’s healthier to opt for the fresh root rather than the dried, powdered form. You’ll get more […]

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Natural Benefits of Food and Spices

Proper nutrition is an essential part of leading a healthy lifestyle. Real food is fundamental to our health.  When you provide your body with foods that have been grown and eaten in their natural state, you are ensuring good health.   Foods are designed to deliver nutrition when they are in this condition.  Eating natural food is […]

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The Natural Benefits of Cinnamon

When I think of the scents of the fall and winter seasons, the smell of cinnamon is one of the first to come to mind. In my humble opinion, there are fewer smells that are more enticing than a pan of cinnamon rolls baking in the oven! You could probably find thousands of delicious recipes, […]

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Fruits and Veggies

“Vegetables and fruits are an important part of a healthy diet, and variety is as important as quantity. No single fruit or vegetable provides all of the nutrients you need to be healthy. Eat plenty every day”. Fruit and vegetables should be an essential part of your daily diet. They are naturally good and contain […]

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Doing Wellness Right

Healthful eating and active living; they are among your best personal investments! While your genes, age, suroundings, lifestyle, heatlhcare and culture strongly influence your health, what and how much you eat and how much you move are key to your fitness equation.

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Food is the Root of Health ~Lisa Mase

CULINARY MEDICINE EDUCATOR AND FOOD SOVEREIGNTY ACTIVIST. Lisa Mase’ is a culinary medicine educator, food justice activist, and folk herbalist born and raised in Italy. She’s been living in Vermont for the past 20 years. She offers individual nutrition consultations and teaches classes. Her work is grounded in her studies of Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda, Macrobiotics, […]

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