After its introduction in the 1970s, almost every household in American had at least one Crock Pot or electric slow cooker. The appliance is easy to use and easy to clean. The convenience of quick preparation of food cooked in one pot and the promise of a hot meal ready at the end of a long day at work is highly attractive.
Yogurt has long been touted as having sundry health benefits that make it a smart addition to any daily health routine. It contains protein, fiber, probiotics, vitamin D and calcium, as well as many other vitamins and minerals. Continue reading →
It isn’t a secret that water is essential to good health. As the body is made up of 60 percent water, drinking water helps maintain the balance of body fluids which aid digestion, absorption, circulation, creation of saliva, transportation of nutrients and maintenance of body temperature. Drinking water has also been touted to help with bowel function, allow the kidneys to process toxic waste, energize muscles and help with calorie control.
In December 2012, Mahdi Bourhim’s mother, Rkia, traveled from Morocco to visit the Philadelphia area. Bourhim took his mother to a high end cosmetics store that carries a well-known line of argan oil cosmetics. With a lifetime of experience picking and grinding argan nuts to extract their oil, his mother was unimpressed with the products found here in the U.S. She found that not only were they not fresh, but they had been mixed with other substances. With the assistance of his mother and aunts in Morocco, Bourhim has been able to produce pure, authentic argan oil and import it here to Bath, Pennsylvania.