Dandelions have a reputation as a weed but the dandelion leaves, flowers and roots are actually very good for us. They are rich in vitamins and minerals and have many health benefits.
When tofu in the west became popular, it was believed to be full of health benefits so very good for us. Later it was reported to be bad for us! Tofu has had a bad rap because it is made from soy. If it really isn’t good for us, then why are the Japanese who eat lots of tofu have the highest life expectancy in the world?
Cool fresh peppermint with its stimulating aroma is a popular flavouring for gum, toothpaste, and tea. Also, it is full of many health benefits from helping with digestion to increasing memory. Did you know it helps keep mosquitos away too? I always grow mint in my garden for salads, teas, and smoothies.