Flax Seeds and Digestion

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What Are Flax Seeds and How Do They Help My Diet? Flax seeds come in two basic varieties, brown and yellow/golden, with most types having both similar nutritional values and equal amounts of short-chain omega-3 fatty acids. The exception is a type of yellow flax called Linola or solin, which engages an entirely different oil […]

Tempeh Versus Tofu: Which Is the Healthier Option?

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Both closely related and derived from the soybean plant, Tempeh and Tofu were then separated, raised and formed for purposes in two different eating environments. Let’s take a look at how Tempeh and Tofu came to be, and see which of the two is actually the healthier option. Let’s get right down to it: a […]

What Should I Do With My Sprouting Garlic?

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Many of us like to cook, and eating garlic seems to go hand in hand with healthy living. Unless you buy it in small quantities at the farmer’s market every week, you end up getting several cloves all at once. If you don’t use it for a little while, or if it’s old when you […]