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The Case for Vegetarianism

A solution to many current health problems

Ideas about what we should eat have been circulating since time immemorial, but by and large what we have eaten in the past has been purely based on individual needs for survival. There was a time when there were plenty of game animals and then we moved on to farming.

Economics came to play a role in what

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The Power of Mushrooms

A super food

Delicious button mushrooms

Mushrooms and toadstools are the flowering and reproductive parts of a fungi that lives underground. Their roots can spread over great distances and while some mushrooms and toadstools are poisonous, many a delicious and make a nice addition to our meals.

There is another class of mushrooms which are labelled as magic or psychedelic, when these are ingested

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Amaryllidaceae

To eat or not to eat Allium vegetables

Allium vegetables are loosely defined as members of the onion family and there are hundreds of species. They have been used as a food and medicine for thousands of years, and include; red and white onions that we are so familiar with as well as scallions or spring onions, shallots, leaks, garlic, chives and others.

All these

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Alcohol

And the Tragedy of Western Civilisation

Alcohol has been a part of our civilisation for a very long time and it is generally thought that the discovery of alcohol was an accident because someone noticed that when grain is left in a wet state, fermentation occurs and alcohol is produced.

If we step back into antiquity, we know that bread and beer were currencies

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Meat or No Meat?

A discussion on vegetarianism

There are people who argue that we should avoid eating the flesh of other animals for a variety of reasons and there are modern medical scientists and dietitians who prescribe eating meat. While diet should always be something of a personal choice, it is impossible to avoid being exposed to other people’s ideas.

If we leave out the ‘should’ and look

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Coconut Oil Mouthwash

Oil Pulling for Clean Teeth and Gums

Cleaning your teeth with coconut oil really oes have benefits for the health of your mouth. But first understand that Coconut oil has been in use for countless generations. It is used for cooking, it’s excellent for our skin and hair, and the coconut tree or palm is one of the most useful plants in the world.

When

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Pass The Butter or Marge?

Margarine declines as Butter regains favour

A comparison of butter and margarine. We need fats, they are essential for health as they give our bodies energy and support cell growth. Fats also help our bodies by:

protecting our organs keeping our bodies warm, especially in cooler weather absorb some nutrients and producing important hormones, too.

Most foods contain some fat, even our veggies have a

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Tongkat Ali

Also known as Eurycoma and Longifolia Jack

Tongkat Ali is a tall slender shrub which grows wild along the hilly slopes of the rainforests of S.E.Asia and in Malaysia it is sometimes referred to as the ‘herb of a hundred healing qualities’ by the people of south-east Asia. It has of late been identified as also having unique male sexuality improvement qualities.

Research has shown

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Vegetarianism

Our optimal diet

Baked Spud

Vegetarianism is the practice of following a plant-based diet of fruits, vegetables, etc., with the general exclusion of all meat and animal products. Science tells us that animal products and refined foods undermine our health while a whole food vegetarian diet is ideal and will provide internl conditions for a long and healthy life.

On a more

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The Garlic You Eat

Do you know what you are eating?

Garlic is native to central Asia and it has been in use for more than 7,000 years. It is celebrated for its flavour and the way it complements foods.

It has long been a staple in the Mediterranean region and a frequent seasoning in Asia, Africa, and Europe. Commonly it is grown in home gardens and for the

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