The thought of traveling can be daunting for people with celiac disease. Anxiety about meal planning and being away from the safety of home kitchens can often deter people from hopping in the car or boarding a plane and exploring a new city. All it takes is a little extra
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Your body requires protein to build, maintain, and repair muscles, bones, skin, nails, and hair. Protein is also an essential element in various compounds, including enzymes, hormones, antibodies and neurotransmitters, that your body needs to function properly. If you don’t consume enough protein, you may experience loss of muscle mass,
In the past, hemp has gotten a bad rap because of its close plant relative, marijuana; while these plants are both in the cannabis family, they are very different. Unlike marijuana, hemp seeds contain only 0.001% of the active compound tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), thus hemp does not cause a psychoactive effect,
Q: I saw jungle peanuts in the natural food store; are they a healthy food?
A: Jungle peanuts are an heirloom variety of peanuts. But to understand them, first we have to look closer at the history of peanuts. Despite their name, peanuts are not actually nuts; they are a type of legume,
Q. What’s the health scoop on golden berries?
A. The golden berry, also called pichuberry (named after Machu Picchu in Peru) and cape gooseberry, is a Peruvian “super” fruit that grows abundantly in the Andes region of South America. These little golden fruits, which look like small,