Canning is one of the most reliable and economical forms of food processing available today. Believed to have been invented in the early 1800s, it was first employed to preserve food for the military troops while out on deployment, but then grew in popularity to become a standard way of preserving and delivering food to… Read More

If you need a healthy protein for your lunch or dinner, try reaching for black beans. Also called “turtle” beans, they’re small and oval-shaped (smaller than pinto beans), black with a light cream interior, and have a dense, hearty taste. Originating in South America, black beans have now gained popularity throughout the world for their… Read More

Do you have trouble digesting regular milk? Many people do. In most cases, it’s due to the natural sugar in dairy called “lactose.” Though most infants can digest this sugar just fine, as we get older, we lose some of our ability to do so. If you notice after drinking a glass of milk that… Read More

Someone encountering orzo pasta for the first time may mistake it for rice. It looks very similar, being about the same size and shape, and it can also be cooked and served much the same way, so it’s easy to confuse the two. There are several differences between orzo and rice, however, including the following:… Read More

Most people hadn’t heard of the “keto diet” a few years ago, but today, it’s all the rage. A low-carbohydrate, fat-rich diet, it’s been around for many years as an effective diet for children with epilepsy. A few years ago, though it started to gain popularity as an effective diet for anyone who wanted to… Read More

High blood pressure was the primary or contributing cause of death for more than 472,000 Americans in 2017, causing nearly 1,300 deaths per day. Currently, about one in three adults has high blood pressure, according to the American Heart Association (AHA), which if untreated, can lead to a heart attack or stroke. There are effective… Read More

The Best Kratom for Energy

We’re a tired nation. We were even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. A 2018 survey report by the National Safety Council (NSC) found that two-thirds of the U.S. workforce experienced workplace fatigue. That translates to about 107 million out of the 160 million U.S. workers that were tired at work. Since the pandemic hit in… Read More

The Best Kratom for Anxiety

If ever there was a year that inspired anxiety, it was 2020. With the COVID-19 pandemic attacking millions of people around the world and impacting not only our health but our occupations, lifestyles, and interactions, it’s been a challenging time to endure. Even without a pandemic to worry about, though, it’s easy to feel anxious… Read More

The Best Kratom for Pain

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that nearly 70 percent of the drug overdose deaths that occurred in 2018 involved an opioid. They add that 130 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose caused by both prescription and illicit opioids. While state health departments work to increase prevention efforts, many… Read More

The Best Kratom Vendors

Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) is a tree native to Thailand and Southeast Asia that has experienced newfound popularity in the U.S. over the past few years. A member of the coffee family, the plant produces leaves that may offer complex stimulant and pain-relieving effects. Traditional peoples have chewed these leaves and made them into teas to… Read More