The Benefits of Flaxseed, Dose, and Usage

The Benefits of Flaxseed, Dose, and Usage

The Benefits of Flaxseed Hormone Regulation, Digestive Health, Strengthen Immunity, Regulate Detoxification and Inflammation What Flaxseeds Contain and What Conditions They Affect Flaxseeds are the #1 dietary source of a compound called lignans and a rich source of polyphenols Lignans act as 1) phytoestrogens which help regulate estrogen levels in our bodies (important for hormone-related [...]
Kudzu Root: Why It’s Worth the Search

Kudzu Root: Why It’s Worth the Search

Kudzu Root (also spelled Kuzu) Why It's Worth the Search Kudzu is food thickener and offers an unprocessed alternative to cornstarch Kudzu is a source of therapeutic isoflavones - a phytonutrient with anti-cancer, hormone regulations, and cardio-protective properties Kudzu is used in traditional Asian medicine to heal the digestive tract (and to discourage alcohol consumption) [...]
Ancient Wheat Grains: Einkorn, Emmer (farro), and Spelt… Nutritionally Better?

Ancient Wheat Grains: Einkorn, Emmer (farro), and Spelt… Nutritionally Better?

Emmer Seeds (photo www.prairieheritagefarm.com) Ancient Grains: Getting Lots of Modern Attention Ancient wheat grains, as implied by the name, refers to genetic types of wheat grasses that were available several thousands of years ago.  My own culinary training taught me that they were all ‘cousins’ of our modern wheat, like durum and winter wheat, used [...]
CARE Recipe: Sautéed Leek Greens; Too Much Nutrition for the Compost Bin

CARE Recipe: Sautéed Leek Greens; Too Much Nutrition for the Compost Bin

Cooking Leek Greens Milder than onion, easy, and surprisingly delicious! I, admittedly, only recently found out how absolutely surprisingly delicious leek greens are (those dark green tops of leeks); and how easy to cook!  Leek greens seemed fibrous to me and so I defaulted to using them for stock (or compost).  I knew, just from [...]