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CHOCOLATE AND CACAO

Mar 01

Coffee lovers tend to be very protective of their morning pick-me-up, so they often seem to overlook or under value studies that prove any of the negative effects of caffeine. Chocolate lovers usually do the same. There are plenty of studies that claim chocolate is healthy, explaining that it is packed with antioxidants and important […]

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AVOCADO: THE FAT FRUIT

Jan 24

We talk a lot about healthy fats, where to get them, how to use them, and what the biggest benefits of using them are. For decades we were led to believe that fat makes us fat, but those myths have been debunked, so we no longer have to live with fat phobia. Butter, lard, and […]

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POWER OF SPICE: CINNAMON

Oct 27

Whenever I notice the scent of cinnamon in the air, I immediately think of Christmas. There is something about that warm aroma that makes me want to snuggle on the sofa, pour myself some hot cocoa, sprinkle some cinnamon powder on top, and savor a few cinnamon cookies while watching Home Alone. For some people, […]

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HERBAL TEAS

Jul 12

In the popular TV show The Big Bang Theory, a character named Sheldon believes that when you see someone who is sad, lonely, sick, or depressed, the mandatory social convention dictates that you must offer them a hot beverage. He usually offers coffee, tea, or a herbal infusion to his sad friends, because as a […]

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TEA PARTY

Jun 23

A cup of warm tea after a long day at work sounds like a comforting way to unwind, and for many, it is a daily ritual. In certain countries, this ritual involves a specific preparation process that could be considered an art. Drinking tea comes with many benefits, but also a number of questions. What […]

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