According to Wikipedia, yacón is a species of perennial daisy traditionally grown in the northern and central Andes from Colombia to northern Argentina for its crisp, sweet-tasting, tuberous roots. Their texture and flavor are very similar to jicama, mainly differing in that yacón has a slightly sweeter flavor. Yacón (pronounced ya-CONE) syrup comes from the… Continue reading A Great Natural Sweetner – Yacón Syrup
There are many unknown dangers around our home, most of which we have no control over. In a world of “going green” it’s hard to tell which products produce a threat to your health and which are simply natural alternatives. Here’s a list of common household items that truly put you and your health at… Continue reading Common Toxic Household Products
For awhile, all the recommendations were to stay out of the sun. Now we know the importance of vitamin D and that it is generated through exposure to the sun. Your body must have vitamin D to absorb calcium and promote bone growth. And too little vitamin D results in soft bones in children… Continue reading How Much Fun in the Sun?