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Corncobs

Corn

Corn (Zea Mays) is technically a grain, not vegetable. Corn is a member of the Poaceae (Grass) Family. The genus name, zea is from the Greek, meaning grain. The word corn throughout history has meant a grain sized lump. In England, corn means wheat...

Spring Quinoa Salad

Quinoa is the high quality, complete protein grain of the Incas, sometimes known as the "mother grain or seed" in the Andes where it has been a staple for over 5000 years. It was so central to Incan religious culture that its’ cultivation was banned...

Chronic cold sores

Chronic cold sores Q Last February, I moved to the UK from South Africa. From the moment I arrived, I’ve been plagued by cold sores, often one every few weeks. I used to get them very occasionally, but now they’ve become chronic. I’ve also been more...

Cold sores

Q This time of year, I always find that my cold sores flare up. Suncreams help, but I often end up relying on strong over-the-counter remedies like Zovirax because the pain is too unbearable.

No sense of smell

Q My husband has totally lost his sense of smell and nearly all his sense of taste. His condition is probably due to many years of inhaling oilpaint fumes and turps as an artist. He no longer uses these. He has been to ear, nose and throat...

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