Tag Archives: health

Fun With Garlic

After my last post on the Amazing Health Benefits Of Garlic, there has been several readers’ requests to share more about garlic usages, remedies and recipes. Firstly, thank you for liking my earlier article, and your appreciation have encouraged me to write this next chapter on having fun while reaping more health benefits from this wonderful plant.

As mentioned in my previous article, garlic is one of the most common food seasoning and condiment globally, and is also a powerful health food which many may have taken for granted.  For maximum health benefits, garlic should be crushed or chopped, and left to sit for several minutes before consuming it raw or cooked. Crushing garlic activates the alliinase enzymes in the garlic’s cells, and the sitting allows these enzymes to convert some of the garlic’s allin into allicin.

Raw is the best form of garlic consumption if you are able to tolerate pungent smell, while cooked or fermented are good alternatives if you absolutely do not wish to eat raw garlic. Here are both Western and Eastern recipes and remedies that are recommended to enjoy your garlic… (more…)


18 Jan 2018

Chia Seeds – the Legendary Superfood

Chia seeds is one of the most popular superfoods in the health community now. They’re easy to digest when prepared properly and a very versatile ingredient that adds easily to recipes. Nutritious and easy to prepare, Chia seeds come from the desert plant Salvia Hispanica, a member of the mint family that grows abundantly in south Mexico.
You may have also seen chia sprouts growing on the novelty planters called Chia Pets, but many of us many not realize that chia seeds is nutritional and medicinal and has been consumed for centuries for its beneficial properties… (more…)


16 Nov 2017

Health Benefits and 10 Brilliant Uses of LEMON

Health Benefits and 10 Uses of LemonIf you are looking to stock up on a wonder fruit in your kitchen, look no further than the common lemon!

Lemon is widely used for culinary and non-culinary purposes throughout the world, mainly for its juice, which has both culinary and cleaning uses.  There are so many ways to harness the power of the small but wonderful lemon, from health applications to home applications…




28 Oct 2017