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The Coconut Kitchen – how to cook with coconut superfoods

In traditional tropical climates, especially along the coastal regions of Asia, coconuts form the basis of most culinary traditions. Most common of the traditional coconut products is homemade coconut milk made from grating the fresh coconut and extracting the milk naturally by hand or with the help of cloth. This can be made in minutes … Continue reading The Coconut Kitchen – how to cook with coconut superfoods

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Turmeric – Curry herb or cancer cure?

Common to all tropical Asian vegetable markets is the presence of fresh Turmeric roots. The underground stems or rhizomes reveal the distinctive bright yellow / orange color for which most Asian food depends as the basis for curry. Turmeric itself provides the distinctive curry taste and color, while Chili and other spices provide the relative … Continue reading Turmeric – Curry herb or cancer cure?
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Papaya Leaf and Dengue

The Papaya Tree (Carica papaya), originally from South America now grows throughout the tropical regions of the world. While everyone is familiar with the Papaya fruit few realize that the leaves of the Papaya Tree are important medicinally and the subject of enormous scientific interest in recent years. Papaya leaves contain powerful phytochemicals with antioxidant, … Continue reading Papaya Leaf and Dengue
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Curcumin and Resveratrol Synergy

Both curcumin and resveratrol are natural polyphenol compounds found in Turmeric and fruits such as grapes that have generated enormous scientific interest for their therapeutic roles in various diseases, including cancer, nervous system regeneration, Alzheimer's, obesity and preventing cellular aging. Researchers have demonstrated that when curcumin and resveratrol are combined, the synergy between them produces … Continue reading Curcumin and Resveratrol Synergy
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Tongkat Ali Enhances Free Testosterone in Ageing Men

Tongkat Ali and the Role of Testosterone in male health While testosterone production gradually declines after age 30 there are other factors under our control that further lowers usable testosterone and negatively influences our health. By understanding and treating these we can reduce our biological age as opposed to our chronological age. Common symptoms of … Continue reading Tongkat Ali Enhances Free Testosterone in Ageing Men
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