Tag: diet


The understanding of fasting through Lent

Restricting certain food intake through Lent helps to restrict and to balance the mind and metabolism with self-control and to reinforce the need for remorse, repent and confession and forgiveness in order for the body’s cleansing and the soul’s serenity and purification.

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Olive Oil: The Great Healer

First cultivated in 3500BC, olive oil – or “liquid gold” as Homer called it, was not only used in trade, but as medicine as well. A great anti-inflammatory and powerful antioxidant, there is no denying the powerful health benefits of olive oil.