Author Archives: Elizabeth Weintrob

The Many Surprising Uses of Activated Charcoal

What is Activated Charcoal and What Are the Health Benefits? Activated charcoal, also known as activated carbon has been used medically starting in the 1900s to treat overdoses and poisonings following oral ingestion. The World Health Organization (WHO) lists activated charcoal in its List of Essential Medicines under “Antidotes and Other Substances Used in Poisonings.”… Read more.

The Amazing Health Benefits of Coconut Vinegar and Why it May Be the Perfect Supplement to Your Diet

coconuts on coconut tree

What is Coconut Vinegar?  You may not have heard of coconut vinegar until now, but it is a culinary staple of Southeast Asia, namely the Philippines as well as India and Sri Lanka. Instead of coming from the coconut itself, the vinegar is made from the fermentable sap of the coconut tree.    Although the… Read more.