Mango typically grows in more tropical areas – I have one phenomenally huge mango tree in my back courtyard…awesome…but are they good for your health?
Don’t know about your area, but in grocery stores in Canada, Iceberg lettuce is the most commonly purchased. Yet there are a huge variety of lettuces and with differing nutrient profiles.
Honey, mm mm good. There are over 300 types of honey. Thus what the bees feed on to make the honey will determine the nutrient density and profile of the honey.
Actually, I have two favorite herbs – garlic from the west and turmeric from the east. Why? Because they are both so important to so many systems in the body.
Endive is often mistaken for lettuce, when in fact it belongs to the daisy family. However, it is a green leafy vegetable that is often used in salads like mesclun (a mixture of young tender greens, usually includes arugula, chervil and endive) or cooked like spinach.
Dill is a great herb, and it is kind of funny that it is called a weed. But both the herb and the dill seeds are loaded with nutrients.
Actually, it will often come up yellow, depending on the variety. But it is a good easy vegetable to grow and it's good for your health. Lets find out why…
Ginger aka zingiber officinale, has a very long medicinal and culinary use. It is a spicy herb, a flowering plant but we use the roots. It is related to other herbs like turmeric and cardamon and it is used in culinary recipes, in teas, in soda, and in medicinal forms like tinctures.
Yes, I know, most of us are not going to grow our own grains. We can leave that to the big acreage farmers. The challenge is the sprays used on the grains. Typically, Monsanto sprays. They are absorbed through the leaves from the air and incredibly harmful.
Many children don’t appreciate the flavour of broccoli, but as you grow older, your tastebuds might change and tell you how important broccoli is to your diet and health.