Grow your own probiotics: kombucha tea

Another fermented beverage with many health benefits is a fermented tea called Kombucha. Kombucha is a living beverage made from tea, sugar and the culture colony known as SCOBY. SCOBY stands for symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeasts. Kefir grains are actually SCOBYs too although not referred to as such. Unlike kefir, Kombucha is primarily […]

Seven ways cayenne pepper help the body heal

Cayenne comes from chili peppers, and is most often found in powdered form. But there is nothing to stop you from consuming chili peppers directly for their cayenne. If you want to pay attention to the heat index of the cayenne you consume, it is best determined with powdered cayenne. The heat generation index for […]

Substituting Brown Rice Lowers Risk of Diabetes

Replacing white rice with brown rice and whole grains could dramatically reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes says recent research from Harvard Medical School in Boston. This study was prompted by the general increase in the amount of white rice in Western diets. Studies in Asian societies, where diets traditionally include more white […]

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