Organic farming · Science and your health

Exceptional Eating

After 10 years of research on the best “Diet,” and sifting through hundreds of scientific papers, reading all the diet books from Atkins to Zone,  Dr.  Geo Espinosa has compiled these 12 simple rules for exceptional eating. Do not eat ANY food with guilt, ie. enjoy the darn cookie every now and then If your… Continue reading Exceptional Eating

Organic farming · Tips and Tricks

Do you have a healthy start to the day?

What do you start your morning with? Coffee, tea, fresh juice, soft drinks? I had opportunity to ponder this question when Lucina, the gardener at our Heritage Garden, urgently pulled me away from my cup of coffee to go and photograph her fresh herbs and rocket, which she has grown on a vertical platform and… Continue reading Do you have a healthy start to the day?

Science and your health

Study: An apple a day lowers level of blood chemical linked to hardening of the arteries

Love apples? You will be happy to know that eating an apple a day might in fact help keep the cardiologist away. Via Eureka Alert In a study of healthy, middle-aged adults, consumption of one apple a day for four weeks lowered by 40 percent blood levels of a substance linked to hardening of the… Continue reading Study: An apple a day lowers level of blood chemical linked to hardening of the arteries