Healthy eating starts with learning new ways to eat, such as adding more fresh fruits, vegetables, and whole grains and cutting back on foods that have a lot of fat, salt, and sugar.
organic food A broadly defined category of food which, in the purest form, is grown without chemical fertilisers or pesticides and sold to the consumer without adding preservatives and synthetic food enhancers
Dried or fresh leaf of oregano can be made into a tea by steeping 1 to 2 teaspoons (5 to 10 grams) in hot water for ten minutes. Strain tea, drink unsweetened or sweeten with honey or sugar. This tea can be consumed three times a day.
Foods from the plant kingdom have many other things in them besides vitamins and minerals. These other nutrients are called phytochemicals or phytonutrients.
Plantain has long been considered by herbalists to be a useful remedy for cough, wounds, inflamed skin or dermatitis, and insect bites. Bruised or crushed leaves have been applied topically to treat insect bites and stings, eczema, and small wounds or cuts
Native Americans used poultices of witch hazel leaves and bark to treat haemorrhoids, wounds, painful tumours, insect bites, skin ulcers, Cold Sores, Canker Sores and Varicose Veins.
You may help cut down on your salt (sodium) intake by using a salt substitute. To make your own salt substitute, mix the following ingredients together and put them in a shaker:
Jamaican hot chocolate is made with chocolate ball, coconut milk and cinnamon. It has a pleasant aroma.