10 Herbs and Spices for the Kitchen Medicine Cabinet

Many of us have a cabinet full of herbs and spices we use to help improve the flavor of our meals. What many may not realize is how much common kitchen herbs and spices can also help improve our health. Here are ten top examples: CAYENNE – Cayenne pepper  has wonderful cardiovascular benefits, including lowering blood pressure.…

Mangoes Join the Clean 15

The delicious, succulent mango has less pesticides involved in its production than many other fruits and vegetables, and it now has a proud place on the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) Clean 15, the list of conventionally grown produce that is safe to eat.  Fewer than 10 percent of mangoes, pineapples, and avocados they tested showed detectable pesticide residue, and…