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This fast and easy recipe is smooth, creamy & full of relaxing flavors. Use it as a dip, in a sandwich, or a unique spread in another dish! Ingredients: 1 cup pumpkin puree (NOT pumpkin pie filling) 1 cup smooth peanut butter ½ cup sugar 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon ⅛ teaspoon nutmeg Pre…

Adult stem cells are widely misunderstood; they are different from embryonic stem cells, found naturally in your body, and have fascinating regenerative properties. Read our infographic introduction to the wild world of adult stem cells

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body and plays a vital role in building and maintaining healthy teeth and bones. It’s also involved in regulating muscle contractions, normal blood clotting, transmission of nerve impulses, secretion of hormones, and maintaining a healthy blood pressure – all important to a h…

Loss of stem cells as we get older plays a vital role in the aging process. Consequently, it makes sense that the scientific community and beyond would turn to stem cells in the pursuit of the ‘fountain of youth’. In this article we will discuss what stem cells are, emerging research on stem cells, and how we may be ab…

Pickled beets can be preserved for months and add a great tang and color as a side dish. Additionally, he pickling liquid is a great base for other vegetables  such as cucumbers, carrots and onions. Read how to do it below! Ingredients: 3 pounds small fresh beets 2 cups sugar 2 cups water 2 cups cider vinegar 2 cinnamo…

Turmeric is a fascinating food. Many studies show that Turmeric – and its main active ingredient, curcumin – has major benefits for the body and brain, including powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. Learn more about the natural health benefits of turmeric below!

If you’ve ever eaten curry, you’re likely no stranger to turmeric. Not only does this spice lend its distinct flavour and rich golden colour to delicious curry dishes, it’s also played an important role in ancient medical practices like Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine. The use of turmeric dates back nearly 40…

Your immune system is a complex network of different cells with a range of signals that help guide the proper upkeep of your entire body. Most are familiar with the inflammation of a swollen twisted ankle or sore throat – the kind of reaction that involves swelling, redness and heat, this is an acute or short-lived inf…

Roasting carrots is one of the best ways to bring out their flavour, and this side dish brings them to life with the power of rosemary!   Ingredients: 2 bunches of small carrots (about 24), peeled 1 tbsp. olive oil 1 tbsp. minced rosemary salt and pepper balsamic vinegar (optional) Preparation Instructions: 1). Preheat…

It is common for millions of women to have at least one episode of acute bladder infection or kidney infection. To quell these infections, antibiotics are often prescribed, which can kill friendly micro-organisms needed by the body to fight off harmful intruders. In some cases, antibiotics would even promote yeast infe…