Tag Archives: probiotic health foods

How and Why do you get Ulcers?

One of my sisters-in-law used to suffer from “ulcers”. She suffered from acute abdominal pain and claimed that she got this due to the stresses in her life. It is a common assumption that stress and anxiety can cause ulcers and it was thought to be the result of a high stress life-style (especially common… Read more »

So Many Strains! Homemade Soymilk Yogurt

I have been making and eating soy milk yogurt for a couple of months. How I discovered this healthful routine was a fluke. When I was researching about fermentation online, I found out how Japanese people are adapting various fermentation processes and foods into their lives. In fact, fermented foods are a big part of… Read more »

What is Wheat Germ? What is Wheat Bran? What is the difference?

I have started working at a small health food store where you can find healthy bulk foods and supplements at the same time. There are lots of interesting products and some of them that I have never seen or heard of before. I am feeling overwhelmed by a large number of products that I have… Read more »

You can’t beat Beets!

My garden has been pretty successful this summer and my family and I are enjoying fresh vegetables almost everyday. However, there is a vegetable that I have been noticing but haven’t harvested yet …  Beets. Since beets are growing underground, I can never tell if they are ready to be picked or still small. So,… Read more »