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What the Heck are Mung Beans?
2 months ago

What the Heck are Mung Beans?

Mung beans are showing up on ingredient lists of plant-based foods including the Beyond Burger. I wasn’t familiar with them, and thought what the heck are mung beans? So my …
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What the Heck are Tiger Nuts?
4 months ago

What the Heck are Tiger Nuts?

You are probably asking yourself: “What the heck are tiger nuts?” Tiger nuts, aren’t actually nuts, but instead grow as a wild weed and are classified as tubers (1). They …
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What the Heck is Jicama?
12 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 Cannabis-infused Edibles?
1 year 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 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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What the Heck is Drinking Vinegar?
2 years ago

What the Heck is Drinking Vinegar?

You know I’ve been an advocate of a happy gut = a happy you for years. And my research on fermented foods, digestive health and probiotics goes back to 2004 …
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