Pulses are the dried edible seeds of certain plants in the legume family, and they play an important role in the transformation of food systems to provide consumers with healthy and environmentally sustainable dietary choices.
Pulses are consumed in many forms including whole or split, ground into flours or separated into fractions such as protein, fibre and starch.
Photographs are one way to tell about something beautiful. A photograph demands that the audience commit to get to know the origin story, the boundaries of its meaning, and the power behind its voice. The Share Your Veganism: 2020 Photo Essay Contest showcases, through the beauty of artistic expression in a photograph, those things that empower how we choose to nourish our bodies. Tap to learn more.
So how do we know what herbs can do? When learning about plants, it is important to realize there is no one way of knowing. There are historical records of plant use going back thousands of years. Many modern-day herbalists use herbs in their lives and in their practices and share their personal experiences. There’s also a growing number of scientific studies on plants. Herbs support natural energy, provide essential nutrients, promote healthy aging, aid in the repair of vital processes, and strengthen healthy bodily functions.
Fresh fruit and vegetables contain an amazing array of vitamins, minerals and other trace elements that are known to be essential for good health, and digesting them in liquid form is one of the best ways to help them on their beneficial way.
Healthy, fresh food is right at your doorstep, but before you get growing, you MUST do a bit of planning. You can grow food even if you do not have a yard. Grow food on a window ledge, up a wall, on a roof, in a community garden allotment garden, or through a backyard sharing program.
In this bonus issue of Cooking Green Goodness Magazine, the sticky flesh, heady perfumes, vibrant colours and bizzare shapes common among plant life in Jamaica’s tropical zone is celebrated.
According to the latest Canadian data, 1 in 2 people will develop cancer during their lifetime. Amanda Li, M.Ap.Nutr., RD, teaches strategies to stay healthy while relishing every bite.