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15 Amazing Hibiscus Tea Benefits

By Jon Yaneff, CNP Hibiscus herbal tea is more than just a delicious beverage. The health benefits of hibiscus tea are what make it so special. Hibiscus tea is made from the deep magenta sepals of the roselle flower and is thought to be native to Africa. It is also known by its plant name Hibiscus […]

Hibiscus extracts can be used to provide natural food coloring WITH health benefits

Hibiscus extracts can be used to provide natural food coloring WITH health benefits

Extracts from hibiscus calyces could be used as a natural food coloring, which can provide health benefits at the same time, according to a study published in the journal Food Science and Human Wellness. The study, written by Aly R. Abdel-Moemin from Helwan University in Egypt, evaluated the effect of hibiscus calyces extract on the chemical and sensory properties of functional cupcakes. […]

The Health Benefits of Edible Flowers

The Health Benefits of Edible Flowers

There have been many times where I have gone out to lunch or dinner in a fine dining restaurant and the salads have come with beautiful flowers either as garnishes or actually infused into the salad itself. It has always been a fun treat either way, though sometimes I have been the only one brave […]

Erase a decade off your face, dodge cancer and conquer inflammation with these vitamin C-rich foods

Erase a decade off your face, dodge cancer and conquer inflammation with these vitamin C-rich foods

With the cold and flu season in full swing, fortification with vitamin C is one of the most effective and potent methods for dodging illness. And yet, this well-known nutrient is often overlooked as an outstanding anti-aging, cancer-destroying, disease-busting and mood-boosting addition to the diet. To encourage health throughout the winter and beyond, consuming foods […]