Benefits of Ginger

The Benefits of Ginger Ginger is a pungent underground rhizome.  It can vary in color, yellow, white or red, depending on the variety, and is covered with a thin or thick brownish skin.  Ginger is known to be used as an ingredient to add spice to your favorite dish.  It is also adds fragrance to your favorite cosmetics and soaps. 

The Power of Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a spice that has been used in cooking since 2000BC. It comes from the branches of wild trees that belong to the genus “Cinnamomum”.  Their origin is in the Caribbean, South America, and Southeast Asia. There are two main types of cinnamon: Cinnamomum verum (Ceylon cinnamon), most commonly used in the Western world.

Autism (Part I)

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), commonly referred to as “Autism”, is a disability that impedes the way a child relates and communicates within the world around himself/herself.  Autism is usually diagnosed by the age of three and can range in degree of severity.  Today more than ever children are being diagnosed with Autism. It is considered to be one of the most puzzling childhood disorders today,

Autism Part II

Autism, although formerly a rare disorder, has increased more than 10 fold in the past 20 years; from an estimate 5 or 6 cases per 10,000 children to 65 cases per 10,000 diagnosed.  It is considered now to be an epidemic.  There are disputes as to why the numbers are increasing; is it due to an actual rise in the number of cases,

Autism (Part III)

It has been stated that what a child eats can significantly impact his brain and bodily functions positively or negatively.  This would make it imperative to know exactly how food impacts the child.  If a child is not getting the proper nutrition on a daily basis, their body as a whole will not function at its optimal ability.