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Mangosteen | The Queen of Tropical Fruit

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Mangosteen | The Queen of Tropical Fruit

WRITTEN BY TRANG TRAN AND DR. SWATHI Mangosteen is typically grown in Southeast Asian countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand. Sweet and sour in taste, it is a round, purple color fruit...

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Cooking Oils 101
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Cooking Oils 101

WRITTEN BY KRISTINA TELHAMI AND DR. SWATHI When it comes to cooking oils, there is a lot of confusion about which oils to use and at what specific temperature to cook with them. Not all oils are cr...

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Ginkgo biloba | The Wonder of a "Living Fossil"
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Ginkgo biloba | The Wonder of a "Living Fossil"

WRITTEN BY TRANG TRAN AND DR. SWATHI What is Ginkgo biloba? Ginkgo biloba is derived from the leaf of the Maidenhair tree, which is believed to live 2,000 to 4,000 years and is the last remaining m...

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Vitamin E | What Is It and Why Does It Matter
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Vitamin E | What Is It and Why Does It Matter

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble nutrient created naturally by plants. There are 2 classes of Vitamin E molecules: tocopherols and tocotrienols. Tocopherols are found in abundant forms throughout the bod...

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Spirulina | Superfood to Superstar
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Spirulina | Superfood to Superstar

WRITTEN BY MILICA STOJSAVLJEVICK AND DR. SWATHI What is spirulina? Spirulina is a blue-green algae or cyanobacteria. Most recently, it has gained popularity with its use in smoothies and juices (to...

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Aloe Vera | The Miracle Plant
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Aloe Vera | The Miracle Plant

  WRITTEN BY TRANG TRAN AND DR. SWATHI What is aloe vera? The aloe vera plant belongs to the Liliaceae family and originates from southern and eastern Africa. It is a perennial, succulent plant tha...

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Cacao | Nature’s Chocolate
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Cacao | Nature’s Chocolate

WRITTEN BY TRANG TRAN AND DR. SWATHI There is so much hype around cacao, but what exactly is it? What benefits does it have? Read on to answer those questions and learn about the wonder that is nat...

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Endocrine Disruptors | What Are They and Why They Matter
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Endocrine Disruptors | What Are They and Why They Matter

WRITTEN BY KRISTINA TELHAMI AND DR. SWATHI What products do you use everyday?When was the last time you checked their ingredients lists? When you are shopping, it is crucial to look at the products...

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What's the Difference? | Prebiotics, Probiotics, & Postbiotics
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What's the Difference? | Prebiotics, Probiotics, & Postbiotics

WRITTEN BY MADISON SCHMIDT AND DR. SWATHI Like most body systems, the gut is complex. Arguably, more complex than other body systems, as it has its own community of living organisms. Each day when ...

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Tea Time | What's In Your Cup?
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Tea Time | What's In Your Cup?

WRITTEN BY MADISON SCHMIDT AND DR. SWATHI If you are anything like me, walking into a tea shop or down the tea aisle at the grocery store can be overwhelming. There are so many tea types, flavors, ...

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