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Cocoa: The Food Of The Gods

For centuries, cocoa has been used to treat  various ailments  without any  apparent scientific validity but, of late, research studies have shown that many of its components have health benefits. Known as the “food...
Going Nutty Over the Nutmeg

Going Nutty Over the Nutmeg

Nutmeg is not a nut but the kernel of a fruit, and has been used by the ancient Arabs, Greeks and Romans for various health purposes. Known scientifically as myristica fragrans, nutmeg is a native of Indonesia’s Molucc...

Super Fruit from Vietnam

Heard of Gac? It’s a bright-red super fruit from Vietnam (aka Momordica cochinchinensis) that is widely cultivated and consumed for its many benefits. They include improvements in vision, reproductive function, immunit...

Eat Bananas to Slim Down

The Morning Banana Diet has caught the attention of obese Japanese people wanting to shed the flab. They consume bananas for breakfast followed by drinking warm water, which purportedly results in weight loss. Researcher...