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Linseed plant at EatLiveLovefood blog
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Linseed vs Flaxseed

What are Linseeds (or is it flaxseeds)? Linseeds (Linum usitatissiumum) are shaped like sesame seeds, but are a little larger...

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Peppermint oil with peppermint plant at EatLiveLovefood
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We’re Mentha for Peppermint!

What is Peppermint? Peppermint is actually a cross between spearmint and water mint and is one of the 25 species...

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Joyce Bergsma asks whether you can sleep well
Happiness Health

How Food Helps Me Sleep Better

Sleepless Nights Since I was a toddler, I've been a poor sleeper. I was a light sleeper, so that when...

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cinnamon bark with health properties explained by EatLiveLovefood
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Cinnamon: a Cure for the Common Cold?

What is Cinnamon? Cinnamon is the dried inner bark of a tree and is one of the oldest known spices...

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Happiness Health

How Does a Lack of Sleep Affect Your Mood?

How Sleep Disturbances Affect Mood A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of interviewing Sleep Psychologist, Dr. Katerina Nikolakopoulou....

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Veggie of the Week

Why Rye?

What is Rye? Used in bread so prolifically, the rye grain is second only to wheat. It resembles the wheat...

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Veggie of the Week

Olives and Happy Hearts

Olive Oyl or Olive Oil? We're not talking about Popeye's sweetheart Olive Oyl, but the delicious fruit of the olive...

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Veggie of the Week

The Pistachio: Heart-Healthy Nuts

What are Pistachios? Similar to mangoes, the pistachio is a member of the cashew family. Although now grown in California,...

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Healthy Recipes

Artichoke and Pistachio Soup

Cooking at Home This delicious soup is very easy to prepare and is especially good for the heart and the...

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