Magnesium Magic

Are you feeling anxious for no reason? Stressed? Have trouble sleeping? It’s likely that you are not getting enough youth preserving magnesium in your diet and possibly depleting its store in the body under stress. Even small deficiency of magnesium in your body can speed up aging, impacting specially your heart. Research has proven that […]

The master antioxidant

The subject of food and nutrition came up recently at a gathering, as it usually does, and it was comforting to know that most people know and understand the value of nutrients such as vitamins and minerals. However, it was surprising to see most of them drawing a blank when I alluded to one antioxidant that […]

Sweet potatoes or Yam?

Here is a fact that my daughter will immediately call “bizarre”. Sweet potatoes are not potatoes and Yam is not sweet potato! In fact all of these similar looking tubers are very different, Yam was brought to the west from Africa where it’s known as Nyami. Then why is orange fleshed sweet potato known as […]

You are what you eat!

What you put into your mouth everyday, starting from the time you were born to your entire lifetime, has a profound and lost last effect on your health, longevity, quality of aging and even your mind. Just like our body and brain, foods are mind-bogglingly complex and are constantly transacting at atomic level with every […]

Are Bananas Berries?

Botanically speaking strawberries and raspberries aren’t really berries. They form out of a single flower with more than one ovary. True berries are fruits stemming from one flower with one ovary and typically have several seeds, like Banana. Counterintuitive names huh?