5 amazing health benefits of burdock, and where to find it

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burdock plant
burdock plant

Burdock is a plant native to Europe and Asia that now grows all over the United States as a weed in places like forests, pastures, and along roadsides. The roots and seeds of burdock have been used in traditional medicine for centuries, and are still widely used today to relieve and improve a variety of health problems and conditions.

I initially learned about burdock a few years ago when researching natural remedies for constipation, but this plant does far more than just relieve constipation!Read More »

How to wash rice for a better, cleaner taste

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clean white riceAfter my workout today I went to my favorite local Korean restaurant for a seafood tofu soup bowl loaded with shrimp, clams, and mussels. This charming Asian eatery serves its tofu bowls with fresh kimchi and rice on the side. When the soup comes, you put a small amount of rice on your spoon, then dip it into the soup.

The food at this restaurant is always incredibly fresh, high in quality, and absolutely delicious! Another reason I continue eating here is the fact this restaurant serves clean rice. What is clean rice, you ask?

Clean rice is rice that has been rinsed thoroughly before cooking. If you eat a lot of rice, you can eventually tell when rice has been cleaned, and when it hasn’t. I won’t tattle and name-drop here, but I’ve eaten at plenty of restaurants that serve dirty rice, and I’m never eating at those places again!Read More »