Tag: spices

Tart Cherries for Insomnia

we know that not sleeping enough is associated with changes in diet people 10d worse but what about the opposite question can food affect sleep we saw from the kiwifruit study that this seemed possible but the mechanism they suggested for the effect that serotonin levels and kiwifruit doesn’t make any sense and serotonin can’t…


The Safer Cinnamon

“The Safer Cinnamon” Second in spice popularity only to black pepper, cinnamon is the powdered inner bark of four different species of cinnamomum trees. There’s Vietnamese cinnamon, Chinese cinnamon, Indonesian, and Ceylon. A recent review raised concerns about one of them, because of a compound called coumarin, which new human data suggests may be toxic…


VEGAN PANTRY STAPLES HAUL (iHERB) | hot for food

[lauren] what’s up? i’m back! it’s lauren from hot for food. [lauren] thanks for sticking by us while we took a little break from the youtube channel. [lauren] now today, i’m bringing you something a little different. [lauren] because i’m gonna do a VEGAN PANTRY STAPLES HAUL! [lauren] you guys are always asking what products…


How to Reach the Antioxidant RDA

[Music] to get up to our daily minimum of eight to eleven thousand antioxidant units a day all we have to do is eat lots of fruits and vegetables right well let’s see let’s say I ate a whole banana for breakfast in addition to whatever else I ate lunch include the typical American salad…


The Cilantro Gene


Boosting the Bioavailability of Curcumin

“BOOSTING THE BIOAVAILABILITY OF CURCUMIN” Historians from around the world have produced evidence to show that apparently all primitive peoples used herbs, often in a sophisticated way. Quinine from Cinchona bark was used to treat the symptoms of malaria long before the disease was identified. And the raw ingredients of a common aspirin tablet had…


How to Make a Creamy Sauce — 5 Step Template + Cashew-Cilantro Recipe (whole food vegan, oil-free)

hi there and welcome to healthytarian living on this episode it is my pleasure to share with you a sauce template this is a template that you can use to make virtually any creamy whole food and vegan plant-based sauce and sauces as I have learned in the last 10 years of my personal and…


Nutritional Yeast | Spices in the Kitchen | Andrew Weil, M.D.

Nutritional yeast used to be something that health food nuts ate. This is a yeast that’s grown on a nutrative medium, primarily for human consumption. As distinct from brewer’s yeast which is a byproduct of the brewing industry and doesn’t contain as complete a spectrum of B vitamins. Brewer’s yeast also has a bitter taste,…


Fennel Seeds for Menstrual Cramps and PMS

“Fennel Seeds for Menstrual Cramps and PMS” Ninety percent of women report having painful menstrual cramps at least some of the time. Around the Mediterranean fennel seeds have been traditionally used to relieve painful menstruation. We call them seeds, but they’re actually whole little fruits. Hard to create placebo seeds, though, so they used a…


Fighting Lupus With Turmeric: Good as Gold

“Fighting Lupus With Turmeric: Good as Gold” Different autoimmune diseases tend to target different organs. If our immune system attacks the insulin-producing cells in our pancreas, we can end up with Type 1 diabetes. If our immune system attacks our thyroid gland, we can end up with hypothyroidism. But in the autoimmune disease lupus, our…