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Why Consume Carrots?

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Carrots are mostly known for their usefulness in improving eyesight. Many people tend to pick them out of their meals and throw them away. Here are a few reasons to encourage the kids and your adult friends as well to chew on and not pick them out. They will help you see better! In this time and age of endless technological advancements, we are always glued onto our screens. If you’re not using your smartphone, then it is your laptop. If not those two then you’re probably on your TV or tablet playing some games. This takes a toll on our optical health.

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Uses and Benefits of Honey

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Honey is without doubt one of the most ancient sweeteners to have ever existed in the world. It’s used in different cultures in beauty, nutrition and medicine. It’s a highly recommended food for weight loss. It aids in burning cholesterol even as you sleep. Swap your sugar with honey in your teas, foods and pastries. It’s highly recommended that you take a spoonful before sleeping. Also, having honey in some warm water before eating anything in the morning increases your metabolism and helps you cut down weight quickly.

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Naomi Macharia Profile

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Spring onions, red cabbage, beet roots, potatoes, green peas, leeks, spinach, onions, artichoke and carrots are some of the products that Naomi sells at the organic farmers market. She owns a four-acre farm in Nyakainu and other areas around Naivasha too. She has been participating in the organic farmers market for over five years now. She learnt about organic farming from the Kenya Institute of Organic Farming, (KIOF). Since being taught about organic and learning the benefits of organic, she decided to shift to organic farming.

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Carrot Soup With Ginger Recipe

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The most nourishing foods at times are those that are simple and quite easy to make. This carrot soup with ginger is just that.

Ingredients

  • 3 Cups of vegetable stock
  • 1 Pound carrot finely chopped
  • 2 Tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 Yellow onion finely chopped
  • 2 Teaspoon minced ginger
  • 2 Cloves of garlic finely chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon of finely chopped chives

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Is Organic Food Expensive?

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“Organic food is expensive” is one of the excuses that most people give when asked why they don’t eat organic food. But how much do you value your life? How much is your health worth to you? While researching about this article, I read about a farmer who always responded to people who always complained about the high price of organic foods by asking them “Have you priced cancer lately?” Continue reading