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What the Heck is Jicama?
7 months ago

What the Heck is Jicama?

Jicama is a root vegetable originally grown in Mexico also known as Mexican turnip and yam bean. Its outer bark-like thick skin needs to be peeled to enjoy the juicy, …
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What the Heck is Aloe?
7 months ago

What the Heck is Aloe?

Remember as a kid when you got sunburnt and your Mom used the aloe vera gel to sooth it? Fast forward to today and aloe vera is a popular medicinal plant …
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What the Heck is Cannabis-infused Edibles?
9 months ago

What the Heck is Cannabis-infused Edibles?

Recreational marijuana will officially become legal in Canada on October 17 2018.  What does this mean for the Canadian food and beverage industry? Well it’s not as simple as tossing …
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What the Heck is Collagen?
10 months ago

What the Heck is Collagen?

Collagen continues to be the star ingredient for 2018. From the Natural Products Expo West Show in Anaheim in March to the IFT18 in Chicago in July, collagen is a …
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What the Heck is Nootropics?
11 months ago

What the Heck is Nootropics?

Have you heard of nootropics? This is one of the most unique subjects in my What the Heck Is series. Nootropics (Greek translation: ‘towards the mind’) is an umbrella term …
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What the Heck is Maca Root?
1 year ago

What the Heck is Maca Root?

Maca root known by its scientific name, Lepidium meyehil is also referred to in the media as an adaptogen which is a group of plants that are used to ‘help …
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