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“The human body is the universe in miniature. That which cannot be found in the body, is not to be found in the universe. Hence the philosopher’s formula, that the universe within, reflects the universe without. It follows therefore, that if our knowledge of our own body could be perfect, we would know the universe.” — Mahatma Gandhi
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Definitions

Here you will find various definitions related to health, wellness and natural cooking. The definitions area is designed to help you on your journey to an energized, healthy and passionate life!

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Jerusalem Artichoke

Is also known as the Sunchoke. It is not actually an artichoke or even from Jerusalem. The Jerusalem Artichoke is a Native American plant that is a variety of the Sunflower. A Jerusalem Artichoke resembles a potato and is sweet and crunchy like that of a water chestnut. It can be eaten either raw or cooked and tastes delicious. This vegetable is a good source of minerals such as iron, copper, potassium and magnesium as well as thiamin, pantothenic acid, niacin, various B vitamins and riboflavin. Jerusalem Artichokes are considered beneficial for diabetics as they provide inulin which is a starch that has shown results in improving blood sugar control. This starch also helps promote the growth of health promoting bacteria in the intestines. Jerusalem Artichokes have a very low calorie content.

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