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MATCHA HEALTH BENEFITS

MATCHA HEALTH BENEFITS

I looooove matcha! It’s the tea I have almost every morning with my homemade almond or hemp seed milk. It’s so deliciously healthy. Matcha is a premium Japanese green tea that is very unique. Instead of being infused, the whole leaf is ground into a powder. By...
WHY TO AVOID STORE-BOUGHT SALAD DRESSINGS

WHY TO AVOID STORE-BOUGHT SALAD DRESSINGS

Do you buy and use commercial salad dressings for your salads? If so, you may want to consider avoiding buying them and making your own instead as most of them – if not all of them, are unhealthy. Most of them are highly processed, they are made with low-quality...
HONEY AND ITS HEALTH BENEFITS

HONEY AND ITS HEALTH BENEFITS

Honey is a natural sweetener produced by honeybees. Since ancient time, honey has been used as food and medicine for its health benefits. Honey can be used to sweeten almost anything or used to treat certain health conditions. Its color, flavor, and aroma depend on...
STEVIA: WHICH STEVIA IS BEST?

STEVIA: WHICH STEVIA IS BEST?

Stevia is a no-calorie sweetener that is made from the leaves of a plant, Stevia rebaudiana, which is native to South America. Stevia is a sweetener that doesn’t affect the blood sugar, which is a good sugar alternative for people who have diabetes, candida, or any...
3 REASONS WHY TO STAY AWAY FROM AGAVE SYRUP

3 REASONS WHY TO STAY AWAY FROM AGAVE SYRUP

Agave nectar, also called agave syrup, comes from the plant called agave that grows mainly in Mexico and South America. This “natural” sweetener is very popular nowadays because not only does it taste sweet and good, and it’s convenient and easy to use, but also...
THE DANGERS OF FRUCTOSE SWEETENER

THE DANGERS OF FRUCTOSE SWEETENER

Fructose is a simple sugar found naturally in fruits and vegetables. Fruits and vegetables are whole foods. They are nutritionally rich–they are loaded with vitamins, minerals, fibre, enzymes, phytonutrients, and water. The fructose hits the liver slowly, and in small...