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How to Build strong Bones

How to Build strong Bones

What is Bone? A bone is actually a stiff organ that constitutes part of the vertebrate skeleton. Bones help to support and protect the various organs of the body, produce red and white blood...
St. John’s Wort facts and health benefits

St. John’s Wort facts and health benefits

St John’s weed scientifically known as hypericum perforatum, is an aromatic perennial plant belonging to the genus Hypericum and Hypericaceae family. It is also known as Hypericum, Klamath Weed, goatweed, Millepertuis, Rosin Rose,...
Bottlebrushes facts and health benefits

Bottlebrushes facts and health benefits

Bottle bush plant scientifically known as Melaleuca citrina, Callistemon citrinus get their name from the spikes of flowers that bloom at the ends of the stems, bearing a strong resemblance to a bottle...
Paper mulberry

Paper mulberry

The paper mulberry scientifically known as Broussonetia papyrifera, syn. Morus papyrifera L. is a species of flowering plant in the family Moraceae and like all members of that family it has sticky, milky...
Sockeye salmon facts and health benefits

Sockeye salmon facts and health benefits

Sockeye salmon scientifically known as Oncorhynchus Nerka, is the smallest most delicate of the Kenai Wild salmon family. These wild pacific salmon are the most sought after salmon in Alaska due to their...
Oyster facts and health benefits

Oyster facts and health benefits

Oysters are one type of bivalve molluscs that are consumed throughout the world. There are several varieties of oysters, some of which mostly create pearls and these are not typically consumed by people,...
Purple yam facts and health benefits

Purple yam facts and health benefits

Dioscorea alata commonly known as purple yam is actually a species of yam, a tuberous root vegetable. Purple yams are similar to sweet potatoes and are known by several names, including purple yam,...
Tuna facts and health benefits

Tuna facts and health benefits

Tuna is a saltwater fish that belongs to genus Thunnus in the mackerel family (Scombridae) which also includes the bonitos, albacore and mackerels. However, tuna belong to a tribe, called Thunnini. This “tribe”...
Sardine facts and health benefits

Sardine facts and health benefits

Sardines are small, oily fish that belong to the family called Clupeidae. They are also known by the name pilchards in some places. It is named after an Italian island “Sardinia”, where it...
Rainbow trout facts and health benefits

Rainbow trout facts and health benefits

Rainbow trout, which belongs to the Salmo family of fish, is closely related to salmon and Arctic char - two other fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids. It is native to cold-water tributaries...