Posts in the ‘Food & Health’ Category

Spring Detox For The Mind, Body And Soul

Spring has sprung! We just sauntered through the Spring Equinox, the exact moment when there’s precisely an equal amount of day and night. It’s the beginning of the new astrological year and the birth of spring. During spring season, we slowly leave the dark winter nights that moved us inward to a more upward movement.

Walnut: The Superhero of the Nut Family

Nuts are both delicious and nutritious, and you will always find them mentioned among superfoods. They are a great source of fiber, protein and unsaturated healthy fats. Plus they are amazing snacks, being tasty and fulfilling. I must say however, out of all the crunchy, energy-packed little nuggets out there; walnuts actually come first on

Pure Water: The Essence of Health and Wellbeing in Our Lives

What’s In Our Household Water? Water is truly the essence of life and access to it is an inherent right. What we use to drink, cook and bathe in should be of the highest quality. However, in reality, this is not usually the case, and access to safe and clean water is becoming increasingly difficult

How are Fruits and Vegetables Commercially Produced in Lebanon?

Have you ever found yourself standing in the supermarket wondering if you should fork out a little more and go for the organic lettuce or just go for the non-organic (conventional) one? You may wonder if there is a real difference between the two or not. Maybe, it’s mostly ‘hype’ that makes us believe there

5 Comforting Autumn Porridge Recipes To Start Your Morning Right!

We’ve really been gliding into the autumn groove recently as cooler temperatures arrive, welcoming less daylight and more frequent rainy days. We walked you through the essential themes to manage this season in our article 7 Ways To Consciously Prepare For Fall, and compiled a delicious mix of 5 Delightful Autumn Soups to shift you into warmer

Lebanese Food Bank: Managing Food Distribution to Alleviate Hunger

I have heard this over and over since I was a child: “there is actually enough food being produced to feed the world’s population.” If so, why do people go hungry? Of course, there is no simple answer, and a myriad of factors contribute to famine. However, according to the Global Food Banking Network, “each

Eat Right To Ease Arthritis

At some point in our lives we will either know someone who is suffering from arthritis, or we may suffer from the debilitating disorder of the joints ourselves. In fact, arthritis is so prevalent that in the United States, it is becoming the most common form of disability.   We hear the term arthritis so

5 Delightful Autumn Soups To Stimulate Your Senses

Earlier this month, we discussed 7 Ways to Consciously Prepare for Fall. One noted aspect of that preparation includes food therapy that consists, in part, of hearty soups that boost your immunity, warm your body, and acclimatize your system to the changing temperatures. The history of soup as an economical, delicious, and nutritious way of

Cooking For Disaster Relief: Chefs Stepping Up

We have always faced both natural and man-induced disasters on Earth, but lately they seem to be occurring with alarming frequency. Whether it’s a hurricane, tsunami, earthquake, fire or refugees either fleeing from war zones or severe drought areas, we are regularly facing dire situations where masses of people are affected. And the rise of

7 Ways To Consciously Prepare For Fall

As the summer comes to end, the pace and rhythm of our activities begin to change just as the season does. In Traditional Chinese medicine, we move away from the outward expansive summer yang energy to a more inward and downward (earth) direction of yin energy in fall. It is associated with the element Metal,

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