Botanical Roots: Why you should eat ginger

Loaded with nutrients and compounds that have powerful benefits for your body and brain, ginger is undoubtedly among the healthiest spices.  The spice is a rhizome or underground stem of ...

January 02, 2020
Food

Botanical Roots: Why you should eat limes

Limes are a citrus fruit often used to accent flavours in foods. They are a frequently-used ingredient in Caribbean,  Mexican, Vietnamese and Thai cuisine. They are grown year-round in tr...

November 13, 2019
Food

7 surprising benefits of dark chocolate

Dark chocolate doesn't just taste great - having an ounce or two a few times a week can actually lead to significant health benefits.  With a higher concentration of antioxidants and suga...

August 13, 2019
Food

Botanical Roots: Why you should eat pumpkin

Pumpkin is a highly nutritious fruit that grows on a plant, also called pumpkin, that is native to North America. It is rich in vitamins and minerals but low in calories. Pumpkin seeds, leaves, and...

July 30, 2019
Food

Botanical Roots: Why you should eat naseberry

Most berries are small in nature, but the naseberry has one up on them with its size and sweet, succulent flesh. The fruit is native to Asia but is grown in most tropical countries today where they...

June 25, 2019
Food

Botanical Roots: Why you should eat jackfruit

The jackfruit has been enjoyed by people across the tropics for centuries. The exotic fruit is native to South India and is part of the Moraceae plant family, which also includes fig, mul...

April 09, 2019
Food