Antiviral Activity of Star Anise

  We’ve learned last week a little bit about the shikimate pathway, also known as the shikimic acid pathway. If you miss the episode, click the link below. When glyphosate is applied to weeds, it kills them by disrupting the shikimate pathway which is the plant’s...

Carcinogenic Glyphosate

  According to World Wild Life since 1930, the world’s chemical production have increased dramatically, 400 fold. And today we are not only facing chemicals produced by various power plants and industries, we are also bombarded with it in our very homes, from...

Nut Consumption and CHD

  Are nuts good for your heart? Let’s find out. Iowa Women’s Health Study Frequent nut intake and risk of death from coronary heart disease and all causes in postmenopausal women (Ellsworth, Kushi & Folsom, 2001) In 1986, the Iowa Women’s Health Study include...

The Alliums

Alliums, a Latin word for garlic, are monocotyledon flowering plants, like onions, garlic, leeks, chives, shallots, scallions and leek. The allium family contains sulfuric compounds, which makes it pungent. These important culinary herbs add delicate flavor and...

Choose Health, Choose Life

  Today, we face the challenge of sorting through tons of information about health, in order to find relevance in the bits and pieces of what we get. We are in a crisis of solving the public health issues, despite the advancement in research, science and...

Hello World!

Hello and welcome to Kitch’n Gardens! Let me walk you through… It all started with a concept of capturing health, food, canning and gardening in one. Food and sustainability are crucial issues that impact nations’ health and wellbeing. And from all walks of life,...