Everything You Need to Know About Ginger

A sliced fresh ginger

Ginger is a flowering plant that is widely used as a spice and folk medicine. An herbaceous perennial spice that grows annual pseudostems about one meter tall. It is having an inflorescence bear flowers with pale yellow petals and purple edges. Ginger belongs to the Zingiberaceae family. It includes turmeric, cardamom, and Galangal. It is … Read more

Everything you need to know about Galangal

herbal galangal

Galangal root is a native spice to Southern Asia. It is related to the ginger and turmeric root family and it has been used in Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese medication for centuries. Galangal is a common name for different tropical rhizomatous spices. Galangal and its variant Galanga are common aromatic rhizomes of the Zingiberaceae family, … Read more

A Detailed guide to Durian

An image of Durian from inside out

Durian fruit belongs to the species known as the genus Durio. 30 recognized Durio species out of which nine produce edible fruits. There are 300 named varieties in Thailand and 100 in Malaysia. Durian recognized as the king of fruits is due to its distinctive large size, strong odor, and thorn-covered skin. The size of … Read more

Everything you need to know about Duku Fruit

A basket full of Duku fruit

Duku has got many names in different languages such as lansiumparasiticum, which is known as langsat. In English, they call it lanzones or longkong. Indonesians call it Duku, and Malay call it dokong. Duku is a species of Meliaceae or Mahogany tree family that produce edible fruits. This species is native to Southeast Asia. Duku … Read more

Health Benefits of StarFruit (Averrhoa carambola) During Pregnancy ( Women Pregnant)

What are the Health Health Benefits of StarFruit (Averrhoa carambola) During Pregnancy ( Women Pregnant) Averrhoa carambola is a species of woody plant in the family Oxalidaceae; it has a number of common names including carambola and starfruit. This evergreen tree is native to Southeast Asia and the Indian Subcontinent. Nutritional Ingredients and Benefits of … Read more

Fight Cancer with Fiber

Fight Cancer with Fiber

A fiber-rich diet can reduce your overall calorie intake, helping you maintain a healthy weight, which is very important in reducing the risk of cancer. And the best sources of fiber are still natural, unprocessed, plant-based foods. According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, fiber-rich plant-based foods can help reduce cancer risk. Numerous studies have … Read more

Understanding the Connection between Alcohol and Cancer

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Alcoholic beverages like wines, beers, distilled spirits (liquor), malt liquor, and hard cider, contains ethanol (ethyl alcohol). Alcohol is the term used for the chemical substance ethanol. It is manufactured by the fermentation of starch (by yeast) and sugar. As per accordance with the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, in the United States, … Read more

Health Benefits of Fiber

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Fiber is a natural carbohydrate that’s good for you. It’s an essential part of a healthy, balanced diet. As you may know, fiber is an ever-present component of a dietitian-recommended meal plan. Why is that so? It’s because increasing your dietary fiber intake provides several health benefits for the body. Fiber is classified into two … Read more

Some of the Most Common Conditions that Are Treated with Medical Marijuana

Some of the Most Common Conditions that Are Treated with Medical Marijuana

Many people throughout the U.S. are looking for a way to treat medical conditions without having to worry about harmful side effects. While many over-the-counter and prescription drugs can help with a variety of medical issues, taking them can lead to a host of other problems. Medical marijuana offers them a safer alternative, and it … Read more