Posts in the ‘Food & Health’ Category

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,

Back To School: The Best Autumn Fruits List For Bulletproof Immunity

We all enjoyed tanning, swimming, and all the other perks of the sunny summer days. However, they are slowly fading away and giving their place to the autumn. Time to enjoy the rhapsody of colours and smells that come with it! This part of the year brings with it the abundance of healthy foods to help keep the

8 Benefits Of Drinking Cucumber Infused Water

Since summer is still here, and we’ve discussed the importance of water hydration in our article on Kangen Water, we thought we would add a refreshing twist to drinking water by infusing it with cucumbers. It’s not only pleasurable, it adds a little something to your regular glass of water while keeping you away from

The 5 Greatest Benefits Of Bringing Apple Cider Vinegar Into Your Diet

It’s very likely that you’ve heard the buzz around Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) in the alternative health world. There’s a lot of contention around how many of those benefits are valid, and the truth is, it’s not always easy to figure out. At the end of the day this is what we know: not a

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5 Places Offering Vegan & Vegetarian Or Gluten-Free Delights In Lebanon

Photo credit: https://mintbasilmarket.com/blogs/mint-basil-market-blog/tagged/health-tips Food, without a doubt, plays a central role in Lebanese culture. One cannot argue that we love food and everything that revolves around it: mouth-watering pleasures combined with a social context of friends and family gathered together to taste the finer things in life. It’s an appealing cuisine that integrates a wide

5 Reasons Why the Aloe Vera Plant Is Essential In Your Home

Aloe vera is literally one of the most popular medicinal plants on the planet, and one of the oldest recorded. In fact, its healing and aesthetic uses date back to ancient Egypt and the allegedly lovely Cleopatra, where it was hailed as the sacred ‘plant of immortality’. In fact, the word ‘aloe’ comes from the

4 Places To Find Your Guilt-Free Chocolate Fix In Lebanon

You might have caught our fantastic blog on cacao earlier this week. No? Here’s the link. The  short of it is that cacao is an amazing superfood jam-packed with health benefits (which you should definitely read all about), and it’s time you bring all its delights into your daily life! In Lebanon and across the Middle

Cacao – The Superfood Of The Gods

If you are a chocoholic, you’ll be very happy to discover the benefits of raw cacao. This superfood has been revered for centuries by the Aztec and Maya cultures. The Incas considered it the drink of the gods. The botanical name of the cacao tree that came from the Andes is Theobroma, from the Greek

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