How to get through november colds… a top 5!

November in The Netherlands and probably many other places can be tough, because of the change over to winter times. The body can be receptive to viruses and colds. I have been trying out several natural ways of dealing with colds and coughing, instead of taking over the counter medicine that make me feel drowsy. So here’s my top 5. 1. Ginger! Mix fresh ginger up with green tea and drink it warm (not too hot). Add […]

Blueberries, blackberries, blackcurrent… what is what?

Have you been wondering about the difference between most common types of berries? And possibly also their translation? This article gives you the overview you need, as I myself was wondering about the same thing. Berries! Except for raspberries and blackberries – categorized as ‘Aggregate fruits‘ – all berries are what’s called ‘Simple fruit‘ formed from a single ovary and may contain one or more seeds. Without going into more detail I can confirm… fruits have ovaries! And a berry […]