Pumpkin is a superfood with an abundance of health benefits. They become very popular in the fall, for Thanksgiving for pumpkin pie and for Halloween.
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.