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Ethnobotany: Where History and Medicine Meet the Forest

The passionflower vine is beautiful and attracts butterflies, but can also be used for food and sedation drugs. Photo credit: Dorothy Birch Ethnobotany lies at the intersection of culture, medicine, and mythology. The “witch doctors” and voodoo practitioners, the followers of the Afro-Cuban religion of Santeria, and the wise elders of ancient Chinese civilizations are …

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Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. — Hippocrates, father of medicine, 431 B.C.

http://hp2010.nhlbihin.net/healthyeating/pdfs/KTB Family Cookbook 2010.pdf Download the deliciously healthy family meals cookbook What timeless words of wisdom! More recently, researchers at Rutgers University conducted a Meta study looking at 68 studies that examined the relationship between family meals, eating habits, and children’s health. Specifically, they wanted to know if there was a correlation between family meals …

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