Phytic acid is the unknown nutritional thief that sends many people into malnutrition. Traditional food preparation dealt with it by transforming the phytic acid into bioavailable phosphorous. Phytic acid’s positive role in plant reproduction is to protect the dry or unsprouted seed and store bound nutrients for when the plant starts to grow. So the… Continue reading Got Phytic Acid?
Nature has the same meaning as the word Spirit. Natural : of spirit Most definitions of the word nature will define it in vague terms. Such as listing things of the physical world then specifying that nature is something not made by humans. For instance, Cambridge Dictionaries Online: “all the animals, plants, rocks, etc. in… Continue reading Definition of Nature
Anti: a prefix meaning “against,” “opposite of,” used in the formation of compound words Biotic: “of life” (Greek) The word antibiotic means “against life”. Modern medical definitions often equate “antibiotic” with “antibacterial” and follow by asserting that antibiotics are not effective against viruses. However the modern idea of antibiotics clearly incorporates the killing of life.… Continue reading Definition of Antibiotic
Silver is an antibiotic older than penicillin. It works on contact to effectively kill bacteria, fungus and virus. There are also a couple properties of silver that make it unique among antibiotics. Bacteria and viruses do not develop a resistance to silver and it is 100% non-toxic to human cells. The most popular use for… Continue reading Medicinal Silver
Acquire a kilo or two of fresh taro root, which is more accurately called a taro “corm”. It is worth noting that similar plant corms will work too, like Eddoe. One or two kilos of taro root is usually plenty. Wash all the mud off, remove the little tendrils that come off the main bulb.… Continue reading How to Make Poi
It is definitely mango season in Kampot. The mangoes are cheap, abundant and juicy. Eating at least a kilo per day is recommended.