Food & Nutrients

Quinoa- what it is and how to use it

Pronounced “keen-wah”, quinoa is an ancient food that’s been cultivated in the South American Andes for more than 5000 years. Quinoa is widely cultivated in Bolivia, Peru, Chile and Ecuador. Botanically, quinoa is not a true grain since it...

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Superfoods – Oats

Oats are believed to have been cultivated inWestern Europefrom wild grass cousins around 5000 years ago, and have been a staple food in many Northern areas where few other grains would grow. Unlike other popular grains like wheat and rice, most...

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Vitex – the women’s herb

Vitex, also known as Agnus castus or Chasteberry is the main herb I use for restoring hormone imbalance and improving fertility. Vitex has a long tradition of being used for the treatment of women’s reproductive problems. Vitex works to restore...

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Eat away your pain

Foods can influence our perception of pain by acting through a number of mechanisms. They can: reduce damage at the site of an injury cool an inflammatory response provide analgesia on pain nerves work within the brain to reduce sensitivity...

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