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The 11 Best Foods You Aren't Eating

This article - The 11 Best Things You Aren't Eating - was first published in The New York Times in 2008, but has been re-released this year and is now the most e-mailed, most read and likely most talked about on the Times' website. Luckily for you - and for us, we must admit - eSutras Organics sells many of these products! We're going to give you our two cents on these Things , because we agree: they are some of the best! Follow the links to read the Times article, or shop online at eSutras Organics today!  1. Beets 2. Cabbage 3. Swiss Chard 4. Cinnamon: In the East, Cinnamon has been used for years to cure bronchitis, asthma, diarrhea, nausea & vomiting, flatulence, fever, headaches, bad breath and toothaches. According to the Times, it may help control blood sugar and cholesterol. A regular panacea! 5. Pomegranate Juice: The Ayurvedic tradition holds not only the juice of the pomegranate, but also its many other parts - seeds, rind and fl

Discover how delicious eSutras Organic Tofu is!

Adding soy to your diet is easy. You can cook tofu in all types of recipes : use it as a meat substitute in stir-fry, make spreads or dips with it to serve on veggies, bread & crackers or purée it in a delicious chocolate mousse. Use soy milk as you would regular cow's or goat's milk, for soups and cream sauces or ice creams and cereal. Japanese-style tofu like ours here at eSutras has an uncanny capacity to pick up flavor. For the fullest-bodied flavor, it is best to let your tofu marinate in spices or sauces for at least 30 minutes. I just curried and grilled some eSutras Japanese tofu the other day and it became an instant hit. People have been asking ever since for my delicious tofu kebabs, so without further ado, here's the recipe - and they're totally vegan! Curried Tofu Kebabs 1-8oz. pkg. eSutras Organics Firm Tofu, cut into 1" cubes 1 large zucchini, cut into 1" cubes 1 large green pepper, sliced vertically and then horizontally 1

Sugar : Something Sweet to Think About

Pure organic raw cane sugar is good for health! Sugar occurs in greatest quantities in sugar cane and sugar beets, from which it is separated for commercial use. Sugar from both sources is produced in nature as all green plants produce sugar: as a means of storing the sun's energy. The "simple" sugars, or monosaccharides (such as glucose), store energy which biological cells use and consume. Sucrose is a larger sugar molecule that breaks down into glucose and fructose in the intestine during metabolism. Glucose is the vital fuel that the brain cells use. It is also fuels energy in the body.   Ayurveda, the ancient Indian medicinal paradigm, holds organic cane sugar - the kind with little refinement - in the highest regard. Sugar is sweet, nourishing, develops semen, is beneficial for the eyes and gives your body strength. It eliminates excessive humors of wind and bile in the body and keeps the toxicity of cells in check. Why are we telling you this?