Why Merlot Wines Are So Popular

Merlot, or more properly Merlot Noir (as there is a Merlot Blanc) is fast becoming one of the most sought after red wine varieties, thanks to Bordeaux’s Pomerol and Saint-Emilion wines. It has an almost cult status in California, where more concentrated Bordeaux-style wines are produced. It is also on […]

Let Food Be Thy Medicine and Medicine Be Thy Food

The ancient Greek physician Hippocrates, in his famous quote, written around 5th century BC, was essentially referring to nutraceuticals. The portmanteau of the words “nutrition” and “pharmaceutical”, was coined in 1989, by Stephen L. DeFelice, founder and chairman of the Foundation of Innovation Medicine. Nutraceutical is any substance considered as […]

Why Is Food So Important?

It is a biologically known fact, that right since the first living organism breathed for the first time billions of years ago, it needed food. Food is something without which growth, development and evolution would have been impossible. Every living thing on the face of the earth, irrespective of plants […]