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Vitamin D & Mushrooms

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With the overcast weather – and the cold – it’s gets difficult to obtain our vitamin D from the sun. (What sun?) So while the sun is warming up the beautiful people of the southern hemisphere we need to find ways to compensate up in the north, until it’s back with us in a few months.

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Healthy Spice: Cinnamon

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Most derived from the inner barks of the Cinnamomum trees found in Asia Cinnamon is one of the most widely used spices in the world. There are two types of Cinnamon -Ceylon (most recommended by scientists if you consume high quantities) and Cassia (still natural, but has a higher concentration of cinnameldehyde).

80-90% of Ceylon cinnamon comes from the farmlands of Sri Lanka and 80% of the Cassia variety comes from Indonesia. Read More