Sliced red onions

Onions: benefits and digestion tips

Health benefits of onions and how to prepare it for optimal digestion     Onions, those humble kitchen staples, have been on our plates for centuries, not just for their flavour-enhancing properties but also for their remarkable health benefits. From ancient medicinal practices to modern nutritional science, the onion has earned its status as a…

Mushrooms

Are medicinal mushrooms good for autoimmune conditions?

MEDICINAL MUSHROOMS AND AUTOIMMUNITY     Medicinal mushrooms have been used for centuries in traditional medicine, particularly in Asian cultures like Chinese and Japanese. They are valued for their potential health benefits, which are primarily attributed to their bioactive compounds. These fungi have gained significant attention in modern times for their various health-promoting properties. Medicinal…

Lentil Tabbouleh

LENTIL TABBOULEH   Many people will look at recipes that contain legumes and beans and move away from them. Why? Although legumes and beans are known for being very healthy, they also produce intestinal gas. This is because they do contain a specific type of fibre called oligosaccharides that travel through the small intestine nearly…

Agua Fresca

AGUA FRESCA     What is better than a cool and refreshing cocktail during the hot summer days? Certainly, we should be mindful of the alcohol and sugar intake, as they can both have a negative impact on chronic conditions and weight. On the other hand, water can be boring, and many people struggle to…

Creamy salmon

CREAMY SALMON   An easy and very tasty recipe that is also healthy. Does it sound unachievable? Think again, because you will love this recipe! As with all my recipes, this Creamy salmon is dairy free, gluten free and packed with nutrients. Instead of using butter or cream, I choose coconut milk instead. Although coconut…

Can turmeric help treat psoriasis?

TURMERIC FOR PSORIASIS: EFFECTIVENESS AND HOW IT WORKS     An autoimmune, inflammatory condition, psoriasis affects up to 3% of the population (statistics from Europe and north America). It is characterised by skin lesions that looks like flaky red/dark brown patches that produce scales, usually around elbows, knees, scalp and lower back. This condition is…

Flaxseeds

8 ways to use flaxseeds

BOOST YOUR DIET AND LEARN HOW TO INCLUDE FLAXSEEDS   Flax seeds are tiny oil seeds that originated in the Middle East, where they have been consumed for over 6000 years. The Romans called this seed Linum usitatissimum, which means “very useful” and were probably aware of its health properties. Today linseeds have gained popularity…