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News tag: Vitamin


Savory herb’s impressive benefits

10 Nov, 2014 | by Ionut Popescu | 0 comments
Delicate, pleasantly aromatic savory (summer) is a very popular culinary herb widely used in eastern European and American cuisines. Botanically, this annual herb belongs within the mint family of Lamiaceae, and known scientifically as Satureja hortensis. The herb is well tolerant of different climatic conditions and requires good sunlight to…


Epazote, relatively unknown, prevents common diseases

20 Sep, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Epazote is a popular Central American herb used by native Mexicans since antiquity. Its strong musky flavor gives unique taste to Mexican and other Latin American cuisines. Its young shoots and leaves used like vegetable in soups while mature, pungent leaves used as digestive and carminatives in bean, fish and…


Sage herb’s impressive health benefits

18 Sep, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
With a sharp flavor, sage herb or garden sage has been grown as a pot herb since ancient Roman times. Famous as being the guardian over all other herbs, sage has many virtues, both culinary and health promoting. Chinese and traditional European medicines have been using it for its disease…


Vitamin D deficit may lead to dementia

22 Aug, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Journal of Neurology published an article recently indicating Alzheimer’s disease is associated with low levels of vitamin D. As old adults have an alarming deficit of vitamin D, they have a greater risk for dementia later. The research involving 1,658 dementia-free people with ages over 65 tested the vitamin D…


Regular thyme use compensates effects of calcium absorbtion deficiency

12 Aug, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Herbs make our food taste better and look more appealing. While these reasons alone are convincing enough to use culinary herbs, the health benefits of thyme provide additional support. Scientists looking at how herbs affect our health, found that thyme compensates the calcium level in our blood. Researchers analyzed the…