Healing Foods - Vitamin A

Vitamin A is the name of a whole group of fat soluble vitamins called retinoids (retinol, retinal and retinyl esters to be exact). Vitamin A has been shown to be a valuable piece in the injury healing puzzle. When your body starts to heal, it needs to grow new tissue to fix the damaged pieces. Cells are used to reproduce and create this new tissue.

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Secret Food Series - Cinnamon (3 of 10)

You have probably enjoyed cinnamon your whole life, but never realized its historical importance or the health benefits of this tasty spice! 

Cinnamon is the brownish-reddish inner bark of the cinnamon tree. Cinnamon farmers first shave the outer bark off the trees, and then shave the inner bark, the cinnamon layer. When the cinnamon is dried it naturally curls up into “quills”

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