Coconut

Coconut

Historical use Coconut (Cocos nucifera) belongs to the Palm family (Arecaceae). Grown in abundance in Malaysia, Polynesia and southern Asia. Spanish explorers named the cocos - meaning 'grinning face', because of the three little eyes on the base which they…

Turmeric

Turmeric

History Turmeric has a long history of use as a food supplement. It is also known as Curcuma Longa. In ancient times, people used it as both medicine and food. This species grows wild in the forests of Southern Asian…

Why Stevia As A Functional Food?

Why Stevia as a functional food?

Health benefits of stevia include its ability to aid in weight loss, lower blood pressure, reduce blood sugar, protect oral health, build strong bones, prevent certain forms of cancer, and help avoid cavities. Stevia is widely considered one of the…