Grapes: the magic of the “Queen of Fruits”

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By Alex Jordan

For centuries, grapes have been known as “The Queen of Fruits” in many cultures all over the world. They are definitely one of the most popular fruits in the world and if you did not already know, it would amaze you to know that they have a history that goes as far back as 8000 years.

Now, this amazing fruit can be found growing in different parts of the world. Did you know that 72 million tons of grapes are annually grown worldwide? That is an astonishingly high number, but it is no big surprise considering their popularity! Continue reading “Grapes: the magic of the “Queen of Fruits””

Dulse ~ Mother Nature’s own superfood

Red or purple in color, dulse is considered a superfood because of its high iodine and potassium content, plus a long list of micro-nutrients and phytochemicals.

Many herbalists prefer dulse over kelp in green superfood recipes because of its bland flavor. Found primarily in cold waters off the Atlantic coast of Canada, Ireland, and Norway, dulse has been used traditionally to control parasites, treat scurvy, and improve thyroid function.

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