Here are a few articles that have caught my eye recently:
I try to be judicious about my use of over the counter medicines, including ones like Tylenol and Advil. Because of it’s pervasive availability and how helpful it can be, without any obvious side effects it has always seemed like it has all upside, and no downside to taking it. This is not so, according to this article.
We talk a lot about herbs that can improve health, and turmeric is one special spice, having been demonstrated to have hundreds of positive health benefits for those who include it in their diet.
If you’re thinking of adding spice to your cooking, here are the health benefits of a bunch of other spices that you already have in your pantry.
Why Fennel Should be Your New Year’s Herb
Fennel was one of my mom’s favorite herbs. We had bushes of it all over the garden. Not only is it great for butterflies, but she loved the anise flavor and would add all parts of the plant to her cooking. It has a wealth of health and digestive benefits and is worth adding to your diet, even in small amounts. I know licorice flavor is usually one that people either love or hate (I’m with my mom in the love it camp) but fennel is worth the flavor.