Everything you need to know about Sunflowers

Sunflower field facing the sun

Helianthus comprises 70 species of annual and perennial flowering plants in the daisy family. Asteraceae is known as the daisy family. The common name of helianthus is Sunflower or Common Sunflower. Sunflower belongs to the annual species of helianthus annuus. The combination of round flower heads with ligules resembles the sun. Sunflowers … 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 … Read more

Best Superfoods for a Healthy Life

foxtail amaranth

As the culture of healthy living got famous, some new terms came into the spotlight. A great example of such terms is “superfood.” If you closely follow food trends, then you must’ve heard of this word. But if not, then don’t you worry because in this article we will discuss all the … Read more

Fiber: This One’s for the Birds

Fiber: This One’s for the Birds

It’s probably not something you think about every day – but our feathered friends need their fiber, too. In anarticle in HGTV Magazine several years ago, Stephen Kress – vice president for bird conservation at the National Audubon Society – said you want to fill your feeder properly. It is important to … Read more

Everything about Sprouted Grains

Mixed bean sprouts (shoots)

Healthy eating is a lifestyle: you start eating wholesome and healthy foods while also informing yourself on several things about organic food items and how they are grown. You start skimming down the list of ingredients in various packaged foods, such as bread. Of the numerous healthy items you can include in … Read more

12 Fabulous Fiber Finds

12 Fabulous Fiber Finds

Here are 12 fiber finds to check out: 1 – Pears – most fruits have 2-4 grams of fiber per serving, but a large pear clocks in at 7 grams. How to know when your pear is ready? “Check the neck” says USA Pears. 2 – Lentils – these powerful legumes are … Read more

How to Prepare Avocados

Avocado on toast

Known for their creamy texture, avocados are grown in warm climates and help prevent several types of diseases. Several studies have been conducted on its benefits until it was found that avocados contain nearly 20 essential vitamins and nutrients. In addition to that, it is the only fruit that features the highest … Read more