Monthly Archives: February 2012

Skrei, the much loved Norwegian Arctic Cod

“Once a year a miracle takes place in the Arctic Ocean. Between January and April the Norwegian coast is the scene of one of nature’s most magnificent events. From the enormous, nutrient-rich grazing areas in the Barents Sea in the north, … Continue reading

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Medicinal Wines for Health and Cooking

The use of Medicinal Wines goes back  thousands of years. Historical Manuscripts have been found to document medicinal wine making from ancient China, Egypt, Rome, Europe, etc. Even Hippocrates himself had a favorite medicinal wine. It was also discovered early that fermentation was not only a way to preserve … Continue reading

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An Ounce Of Prevention

Chicken Soup Or as someone once said during a discussion about health; ”you pay up front or you pay later” and that can be true when it comes to health also, but not always. We are in the traditionally worst month for flues and … Continue reading

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Taking a Lesson from the Past

It is interesting to note that when it comes to health and wellness it is common to focus on entirely on new inventions, new approaches to treating things, new medications and so on. In other words as long as it is … Continue reading

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