Veggie Garden Zone

The Miracle Tree

Moringa oleifera is a plant that is often referred to as the miracle tree, ben oil tree, or horseradish tree. This plant has been used for centuries for its medicinal properties and health benefits. It has known antifungal, antiviral, antidepressant, and anti-inflammatory properties.…

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Basic Types of Glasses

Glasses have become more common and popular today. In fact, these eyewear pieces are now a staple in modern-day fashion even with the latest developments in vision correction surgery and contact lenses. There are even people who still have perfect vision but use non-prescription eyewear as part of their daily wardrobe. 

But, out of all the different available lenses, frames, and treatments out there, how do you really choose the right pair for you? 

To help you with your decision-making process, this short guide will give you a quick overview of the options you can choose from.…

Not just clinical sadness but much more

What is depression? It’s a question many of us have asked ourselves at least once, either because of TV or because of some famous case read in the newspapers. Depression, also known as major depressive disorder, is a mood disorder that makes you feel constant sadness or lack of interest in life. Most people feel sad or depressed at times. This is a normal reaction to losing something or to life’s challenges. But when the intense sadness, including feeling helpless, hopeless and worthless, lasts for many days to whole weeks and keeps you from living your life, it may …

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A Look at Ginkgo Biloba

The use of natural products and medicinal plants has seen a significant increase for the past few years in different parts of the world. Among the most renowned and well-acclaimed herbal plants is none other than ginkgo biloba due to its widespread healing effects. 

This particular herb has been a part of traditional medicine for many centuries. It is even revered as a sacred tree and a symbol of vitality, longevity, and yin and yang. The Chinese had started their medicinal use of this tree with the seeds. However, not long after, they also added the plant’s leaves and roots …

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Get the Best Out of Your Food Supplements with These Tips

The year 2020 is the year that made people learn the hard way that whatever happens, health is and will always be wealth. This is why it is not a big surprise that there has been an increased demand for food supplements that can help achieve better health. 

But the thing about these supplements is you don’t just take them as you please. If you really want your supplements to make the kind of difference you want them to make in your life, it is important to take them correctly to ensure that you will get the kind of results …

Say Yes to Funghi Shiitake and Boost Your Health

When you were still a kid, chances are mushrooms are one of those things you wouldn’t even dare to touch. Brown and squishy fungus is far from being appetizing anyway. But, as you grow older, you learn that there are a lot of benefits associated with mushrooms. In fact, many people who want to eliminate or reduce the amount of meat in their diet opt to munch on funghi shiitake

Although these mushrooms are not necessarily packed with lots of protein, they still got enough of it, not to mention that they also have this savory taste that is …

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Quick Facts about Magnesium’s Properties

Magnesium’s properties are rather interesting and knowing them will make you realize why it is essential in your life.

What is Magnesium? 

Magnesium is a type of mineral important for your body’s normal structure of bones. People can get magnesium from their daily diet. However, there are instances when magnesium food supplements become necessary if a person has extremely low levels of magnesium.…

Toxins in Plant Containers

What You Need to Know about the Toxins in Plant Containers

Before you even begin planting a container garden, make sure that you choose a container that isn’t going to allow toxic chemicals to leach into the soil and then into your produce. Many people may not realize how important it is to choose the right material when it comes to containers, but the truth is that the wrong container can be dangerous to your health.

This is because the same way that plants absorb nutrients and water from the soil is the same way that harmful toxins can be absorbed into the roots of the plants. Continue reading to find

Why should you care about sustainable agriculture?

As you begin to change where you shop for healthier food, you may notice some packaging claims that its food was grow using “sustainable agriculture.” This doesn’t necessarily mean the food is healthier or better, though it can be. The main benefit as far as consumption is that the process strives for the most natural methods of farming, meaning very little use of chemicals. .

There are other reasons why you might pay extra for food made with sustainable crops. The food you consume will likely be better for you, due to the methods used to produce it, true. But …

Keeping Healthy With Summer Squash

Squash has had a long legacy as a healthy staple food for thousands of years in North America. In fact, the Native Americans introduced squash to the European settlers and showed them its huge value.

Believe it or not, summer squash is related to melons and cucumbers, and belongs to the family Cucurbitaceae. A few different types of squash in existence include: cylindrical squash, patty pan squash, and constricted neck squash. Patty pan squash can be many colors, running the spectrum from green to yellow to white. Constricted neck squash, which itself comes in a few sub-varieties, can be green …