Cinnamon Effects

Top 5 Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Exotic spices. Wars were fought over them in distant lands where untold lives were lost or enslaved in the quest to control the trade of these extraordinary botanicals that could turn food into sublime taste adventures. Once revered for legendary healing properties and sold for over 50 times the annual wage of a common laborer,…

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Detox with Dandelion and Chicory Roots

Spring officially arrived on the morning of Tuesday, March 20th marked by the Spring Equinox when light and darkness are equally balanced. Now that the daylight is getting longer everyday, it’s a traditional time for a spring detox program. Recovering from a tough flu season where many people, who are never sick, were felled for…

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In Defense of Natural Flavors!

Confusion reigns across the internet and blogosphere about natural flavors. Really, it is quite amazing what some people will do to excite their followers by amplifying “fake news” and exploiting fear. We get phone calls every day from customers who are suddenly scared that they are ingesting something terrible if they eat or drink a…

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3 Festive, Easy Ways to Serve Teeccino!

Whether you’re hosting a large or small gathering this holiday season, you’ll want a quick way to serve a festive cup of Teeccino to accompany your desserts. After all that work of getting the dinner on the table, let’s keep it simple yet delicious! Here are 3 ways I recommend to make a holiday cup…

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Alkaline Balance: Myths and Reality

Frequently we’re asked, “What’s the pH of Teeccino?” People are confused because we know that Teeccino is alkaline for the body, but if brewed Teeccino is tested with a simple pH strip, you get varying results. The difference starts with the pH of the water used to brew. Alkaline waters are very popular these days,…

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Red Tea, The Fermented, Caffeine-Free Super Herb Tea

As my followers know, I’m a huge advocate of getting as many herbs into your diet as possible. Where else can we find a wide biodiversity of unique phyto (plant) nutrients completely unchanged from those consumed by our hunting and gathering prehistoric ancestors? We need our super herbs to protect our health more than ever…

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Turmeric – Taming The Flame

What turns everything bright yellow, is an essential spice in Indian dishes and is reputed by the ancients to heal everything you can think of? Yes, that would be turmeric, the spice that is turning up in a wide range of natural food products from supplements to chips! I like to take a deep dive…

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Polyphenols, The Mediterranean Diet & Longevity

The debate about what you should eat in order to live the longest, healthiest life possible has swung back and forth for years between two poles: high protein, low carbohydrate diets versus low fat, primarily plant-based diets. Both claim to help you maintain optimal weight and healthy hearts for longevity. In the center is the…

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Feeding Your Probiotics For A Flourishing Microbiome

I promised to continue my October Newsletter article on the microbiome , your community of beneficial gut flora also called microbiota or probiotics,  and tell you more about the prebiotics that feed it. It’s been a hectic winter but I’m getting back to this subject because it’s the most important thing you can do to…

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Caroline’s 2016 Year End Letter

Dear Teeccino family, We are all one big family, aren’t we? No matter all the differences this year’s election process has provoked, our common bonds rise above the fray and our humanity is revealed every day in all the many ways we give to one another: friend, family and stranger. Even to those we think…

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