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Can you cook with extra virgin olive oil?

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When chosing a cooking oil, it is important to avoid certain vegetable oils such as walnut oil or flaxseed oil. However, many people wonder if extra virgin olive oil belongs to the category of oils that should be avoided. So can you cook with extra virgin olive oil? To determine if an oil can be […]

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Organic pine nuts

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Organic pine nuts are edible kernels extracted from pine cones that grow on specific pine tree species. The quantity of kernels produced by a cone will depend greatly on the altitude at which the tree grows because little or too much humidity will force the tree to abort the pine cone growth and hence the […]

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Organic safflower oil for weight loss

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Safflower is a plant belonging to the sun flower family with yellow, red or orange flowers. The plant is 30 cm to 150 cm of height and can resist both very dry climates or intense colds. Traditionally used to produce dyes, the safflower plant produces seeds used to make oil. Animal fats and vegetable fats […]

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Organic cocoa butter

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Cocoa butter benefits Cocoa butter naturally occurs in cocoa beans that contain 40% to 50% fats. Cocoa butter, and even better, organic cocoa butter is very beneficial for the skin. Cocoa butter is one of the most stable natural fat and is an amazing moisturizer that prevents from dehydration and leaves the skin extra smooth, […]

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Organic dark chocolate truffles with goji berry

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We have found an amazing gourmet product that not only tastes good but that also makes up for a little healthy snack: dark chocolate truffles with goji berry. The truffles are made from organic cacao powder and organic cacao butter and also contain goji berries, well-known for their health properties as well as cherries. They […]

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Zoom on the superfruits: organic goji berry

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The organic goji berry is also known under the name wolfberry and belongs to the Lycium genus and Solanaceae family, just like tomato, pepper, eggplant and patato. Goji berry comes from south-east Europe and Asia and the plant grows goji berry flowers of lavender or light purple color that bloom from June to September while […]

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Fancy an organic cup of tea?

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All types of teas are made from the plant Camellia sinensis that belongs to the Theaceae family. In Latin, sinensis means Chinese and this is no wonder since the plant originated in Mainland China and South East Asia but is now also cultivated in tropical and sub-tropical regions and a cultivated version also exists in […]

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Organic maitake mushrooms

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Maitake is a Japanese mushroom also known as the “Dancing mushroom” belonging to the Meripilaceae family and the G. frondosa species. The maitake mushroom grows in Japan and in North-America and has been praised for its healing properties, restoring unbalanced body systems. Maitake mushrooms are recognizable as they look like a cluster made of of […]

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Organic quinoa

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Organic quinoa is one of the nutritious superfood that can be incorporated in breakfast, lunch, diner. The origin of quinoa Quinoa is a seed whose origins come from South America where the plant Chenopodium quinoa has been cultivated for more than 6000 years. It is also called the “Gold of the Incas”. It was considered […]

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Acai berry juice

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Acai berry is a purple berry that grows on the acai palm, a palm tree belonging to the Arecaceae family and that measures from 25 to 30 m high. Acai palms grow in Central and South America, in particularly in Brazil (in the Amazon forest) where the acai berry has been valued for centuries by […]

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