fiber http://mtpr.org en Bitter Melon I http://mtpr.org/post/bitter-melon-i <p>4/5/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.floradelaterre.com/" target="_blank">The Plant Detective</a>:" Bitter melon (<em>Momordica charantia) </em>goes by many names and is used as food and medicine across the world, especially in the tropics. It's got twice the calcium and potassium of spinach and bananas, but if you're going to try some raw, be ready: it's one bitter cucurbid.</p><p></p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 16976 at http://mtpr.org Bitter Melon I Eat Your Porridge: Oats http://mtpr.org/post/eat-your-porridge-oats <p>August 24th &amp; 26th, 2013: Oats are a sedative and fine nutraceutical, useful in soothing eczema and itchiness; reducing cholesterol, anxiety and chronic stress; and providing fiber. <a href="http://www.floradelaterre.com" target="_blank">www.floradelaterre.com</a></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 14:00:00 +0000 mtpr.org 7159 at http://mtpr.org Eat Your Porridge: Oats