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  • The Cayenne Cure By Megan Babitt

    May 7, 2020 - Category: 22-1-2

    Move the black pepper aside. Cayenne's got a lot more flavorand does more for your health than you might imagine. Malcolm Taw, M.D., assistant clinical professor at the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, says research shows cayenne helps lower blood pressure. Capsaicin the main extract of cayenne pepper releases neurotransmitters in the body that help…The Cayenne Cure By Megan Babitt

  • The origins of the Pear

    December 23, 2019 - Category: Foods of the Week

    Pears were used as food long before agriculture was developed as an industry. They are native to the region from the Caspian Sea westward into Europe. Nearly 1000 Years before the Christian Era, Homer referred to pears as growing in the garden of Alcinous. A number of varieties were known prior to the Christian Era.…The origins of the Pear

  • The origins of the Blackberry

    September 30, 2019 - Category: Foods of the Week

    Blackberries are native to both North America and Europe, but cultivation of this fruit is largely limited to North America. In the early days of the United States, when land was cleared for pasture, blackberry bushes began to multiply. There are many hybrids of blackberries, and both man and nature have had a hand in…The origins of the Blackberry

  • The origin of the Blueberry

    July 29, 2019 - Category: Foods of the Week

    Blueberries originally grew wild in North America, and in many places they still do. By 1910 there were at least two varieties being cultivated for market. Breeding and selection have made these berries popular, but wild fruit is also marketed. Blueberries are available from early May through August, and the peak month is July. Canada…The origin of the Blueberry

  • The origin of the Pineapple

    July 22, 2019 - Category: Foods of the Week

    Pineapples were cultivated in the West Indies long before Columbus visited there. But after his voyage to the island of Guadeloupe, it was recorded in Spain that Columbus had “discovered” the fruit. The pineapple is native to tropical America and was known to the Indians as na-na, meaning fragrance, and to the Spanish explorers as…The origin of the Pineapple

  • The Origins of Kale

    May 20, 2019 - Category: Foods of the Week

    Kale, and collard, its close relative, are the oldest known members of the cabbage family. Wild cabbage, which strongly resembles kale in its appearance, is still found growing along the European coasts and in North Africa. Kale is native either to the eastern Mediterranean region or to Asia Minor. It is known that man has…The Origins of Kale

  • The origins of the Banana

    April 29, 2019 - Category: Foods of the Week

    Bananas were cultivated in India 4,000 years ago. In 1482, the Portuguese found the banana on the Guinea coast and carried it with them to the Canary Islands. Spanish priests are credited with having introduced this fruit to tropical America when they arrived as missionaries in the sixteenth century. Now, the banana can be found…The origins of the Banana

  • The origins and nutrients of Rhubarb

    April 22, 2019 - Category: Foods of the Week

    Rhubarb is a species of plant in the family Polygonaceae. They are herbaceous perennials growing from short, thick rhizomes. They have large leaves that are somewhat triangular, with long fleshy petioles. They have small flowers grouped in large compound leafy greenish-white to rose-red inflorescence. Most commonly, rhubarb's leaf stalks are cooked with sugar and used…The origins and nutrients of Rhubarb

  • The origins and nutrients of an Orange

    January 28, 2019 - Category: Foods of the Week

    The orange is one of the oldest fruits known in the history of cultivation. As early as 500 B.C. the fruit of the citrus tree was mentioned in a collection of old documents believed to be edited by Confucius himself. In the year A.D. 1178, Han Yen-Chi, a Chinese horticulturist, wrote on the subject of…The origins and nutrients of an Orange

  • The origins and nutrients of Grapefruit

    January 7, 2019 - Category: Foods of the Week

    The name "grapefruit" originated in the West Indies in the eighteenth century, perhaps because of the fact that its fruit grows in clusters of three to twelve or more, similar to grape clusters. This citrus fruit was cultivated more than 4000 years ago in India and Malaysia, but it was not until the sixteenth century…The origins and nutrients of Grapefruit