30 Health Benefits of Herbs and Spices

Spices and herbs have been part of most traditional diets since forever and that's not just because they add a lot of flavor to dishes. Research has shown that they contain components that are...
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25 Health Benefits of Fruit

We all know that fruit is delicious, but many people underestimate the health benefits of fruit and that they contain too much sugar. Fruit does contain fructose, but if you eat the whole fruit...
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55 Health Benefits of Vegetables

If you're like most people, your mother frequently told you to "eat your vegetables". We all know that they are good for our health, but many people don't realize the magnitude and scope of...
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Get Healthy and Grow Leafy Greens

It’s a new year and many of us have resolved to get healthier. Why not make it last by actually planning your garden around it? Then, you have no choice since your food is...
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4 Tips to Protect Your Skin Out by the Garden

While we all love to garden, it can actually take a toll on our hands. Well, that's if you don't protect them properly. Here at Gracious Gardening, we've compiled a list of tips to...

Poison Ivy: Treating Your Rash and Relieving the Itch

Nothing can ruin a day quite like coming into contact with poison ivy. This plant’s toxic leaves, stems and roots can leave you with a rash that will stay with you for up to...