Sweet Potatoes

Overview: This naturally sweet vegetable is packed with healthy nutrients that provide a plentiful amount of health benefits. Although many group sweet potatoes with yams or potatoes, the sweet potato belongs to its own group and because of this, they show different health benefits. Sweet potatoes come in a variety of colors. The skin and flesh can be anywhere from white, cream, and yellow, to orange, pink, or even deep purple. Benefits: Sweet potatoes provide a sizable amount Vitamin A, Vi...
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Garlic

Overview: Garlic, Allium sativum, is an herb, which was originally grown in Central Asia. It goes by many names, including “Nectar of the Gods’ and “Stinking Rose”. Historically, Garlic has been used as a spice. However, Garlic has many medical applications as well, which are derived from the plant’s bulb. Garlic can be used to prevent Heart and Vascular Disease, Cancer, Colds, Skin Infections, and Tick Bites. Benefits: It has been demonstrated that Garlic lowers Blood Pressure in individua...
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Black Walnut

Black Walnut Overview: The black walnut is an edible nut that is commonly used as a food ingredient. Studies conducted by the FDA have stated that eating 1.5 ounces per day of walnuts as part of a diet low in fat may reduce the risk of heart disease. The effects of black walnut are due to the tannins which are found naturally in the nut. Traditionally black walnut has been used to relieve constipation and diarrhea (Black Walnut) Benefits: Black walnuts contain a high amount of omega 3 and o...
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