Moon drop grapes are a specially bred seedless variety of common grapes that have an interesting shape and sweet flavor. Because of how these grapes are grown, they are only available for a short period. But how different are they from regular grapes? Are they worth the hype?
Longan fruit has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years as a remedy for many diseases, ranging from insomnia to snake bites. Longan contains unique active compounds and antioxidants, which may enhance cognition, support brain and heart health, and boost the immune system. Read on to learn about all the health benefits […]
Ghee is a form of clarified butter (butter with impurities removed) that has been used for thousands of years. Traditionally used for cooking, ghee has unique potential health benefits when consumed in moderation, such as reducing the risk of heart disease, cancer, and inflammation. Read on to learn more about the proven health benefits of […]
White sweet potatoes are an uncommon and delicious variety of sweet potatoes. This variety is less sweet than the traditional orange-fleshed sweet potato and is especially beneficial to people with diabetes and heart disease. Read more to learn about the health benefits of white sweet potatoes, and for some delicious recipes!
Common at Thanksgiving dinner and a darling of paleo diet enthusiasts, orange-fleshed sweet potatoes are just one of more than 400 strains grown around the world. Satsuma-imo, Japanese sweet potato, is a sweeter, red or purple skinned, yellow-fleshed option packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Keep reading to learn more about the health benefits, side […]
The jackfruit tree (Artocarpus heterophyllus) produces the largest known edible fruit in the world and is part of the mulberry or fig family (Moraceae). All parts of the jackfruit (seed, leaf, pulp, root bark, and stems) have been studied extensively for their antioxidant, anticancer, and anti-bacterial properties. Keep reading to learn about the benefits and […]
Touted as a superfood, quinoa is a darling of the health-conscious community. It’s credited with everything from preventing heart disease to curing world hunger, but how much of the hype is backed up by research? Take a closer look at the science of quinoa to find out.
Xanthan gum is a common food additive that you may consume multiple times a day. In fact, xanthan gum is becoming a popular ingredient in gluten-free foods. Its health benefits are also linked to personal care products, such as toothpaste and creams. Read on below to find out more about xanthan gum.
Allulose, also known as D-psicose, is a rare sugar that tastes just like white sugar, but only has 10% of its calories. It has potential anti-obesity and antidiabetic properties. Allulose may also lower the risk of heart disease, normalize eating habits, and protect the body from oxidative stress. Read on to discover 6 potential benefits […]