August 13, 2012 - Category: Foods of the Week
Eggplant is an annual plant. It belongs to the potato family, and is native to India, where it has been grown for thousands of years. Eggplant has large white to dark purple fleshy fruit that can be as large as six or eight inches in diameter. The Chinese and Arabs grew eggplant as early as…Eggplant
February 28, 2011 - Category: Foods of the Week
The benefits of apricot fruit is immense. It is said to have originated in China. It spread from there to other parts of Asia, then to Greece and Italy. As early as 1562 there is mention of the apricot in England in Turner's Herbal. It is recorded that the apricot grew in abundance in Virginia…The benefits of Apricot
December 10, 2009 - Category: News
The current hullabaloo about new recommendations to delay the use of mammograms and Pap smears is just part of a huge debate afoot in the medical establishment about the value of cancer screening tests in general-mammography, PSA, Pap Test, CT Scan, etc. There is widening concern that too often false-positives result or non-threatening tumours may…Are mammograms and Pap smears effective?