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Papain is a type of enzyme that helps in breaking down those hard-to-digest protein fibers. Aside from being an excellent digestive support, papain is also known to have superb anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and detoxifying properties. By the way, it is...
Are you into juicing and currently on the hunt for something new to enjoy? Give beetroot juice a try! Its rich red color is an unmistakable sign that it is loaded with antioxidants that help slow down aging, ward...
Almonds are edible and cultivated species and nuts of its tree. Known to originate from the Middle East, North Africa, and the Indian Subcontinent, almonds are distinct from its relatives through its corrugated shell. As a seed, almonds have...
Hawthorn berry is a member of the rose family. As expected, the plant bears beautiful flowers and eye-catching red berries. However, hawthorn berry is not just a pretty plant — its flowers, berries and leaves are used for hundreds...
Sardines, also known as pilchards, are viewed as one of the most popular fish eaten by man. They are prepared either by grilling, smoking, pickling, or canning. Its name was first used in English during the early 15th century...
Bottle gourd, also known as calabash or white-flowered gourd, is one of the common vegetables eaten by man. With the scientific name Lagenaria siceraria, the plant is grown for its fruit, which is obtained either young or mature. One...
Aside from miso, there is another soy-based superfood that comes from Japan — it’s called natto. It may be new to your ears, but natto is actually a steady part of the Japanese diet for over a thousand years...
Olive is a small tree species form the family Oleaceae. With the scientific name Olea europea, olives are common in Africa, Portugal, the Arabian Peninsula, and South Asia. As food, olive is famous for its olive oil that it...
Parsley, also known as garden parsley, is a species of Petroselinum from the Apiaceae family. Known to originate from central Mediterranean region, such as Algeria, France, Italy, and Tunisia, it is widely utilized as an herb, a vegetable, and...
Perhaps you have heard of the baobab before — that gigantic African tree with an enormous trunk and is said to live for thousands and thousands of years. Did you know that the majestic tree also bears fruits that...