Top 5 Health Benefits of Cashews

Top 5 Benefits of Cashews

Cashews are probably my favorite nut. Cashew nuts are the kidney-shaped seeds that adhere to the bottom of the cashew apple. The cashew tree is native to the coastal areas of northeastern Brazil, but grows in other warm, tropical climates. I have fond memories of climbing cashew apple trees (pomme de cashew) in Senegal and eating the fruit until I was stuffed. I would just throw the cashew part … Read More

Sensationalism

sensationalism

Sensationalism (especially in journalism) has been used since the dawn of time. People know that if you use exciting or shocking stories or language that you'll get attention. Some don't even care if the stories are even accurate or not. We tend to blame news journalists for these types of antics, but even small-time informal bloggers will intentionally write controversial things on their blogs … Read More

Top 4 Health Benefits of Saffron

Top 4 Health Benefits of Saffron

One of my favorite meals is Paella. I love yellow rice. Saffron is the spice that gives the rice its color ("saffron" means "yellow" in Arabic) and flavor in this yummy Spanish dish. Saffron has been prized throughout history for its medicinal properties, and to this day remains one of the most expensive spices. Harvesting saffron is labor-intensive, an estimated 75,000 flowers are need to produce … Read More

Six Actions You Can Implement To Take Control Of Your Health

Six Actions You Can Implement To Take Control Of Your Health

The first step in solving a problem is recognizing that there is one! Our healthcare system is a huge problem!Most people understand that this our healthcare system is broken. People are getting sicker and sicker despite their medications, doctors are being paid off by the pharmaceutical companies, governments are mandating mandatory treatments...you get the idea, right? I want to highlight some … Read More

Top 6 Reasons to Use Stevia Instead of Sugar

Top 6 Reasons to Use Stevia Instead of Sugar

Stevia is a natural sweetener, not lab-created, which originates in South America. It is available in different forms; as a granular powder, dried leaves, or as an extract. Obesity is on the rise in the USA, so more and more people are turning away from sugar and looking for sugar substitutes. There are a number of reasons why stevia is better for the population than artificial sweeteners … Read More

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