Bean Paste Can Save Your Life

A study from China shows, as several other studies before, that the victims of the COVID-19 have unhealthy gut flora related to low intake of fiber and/or high intake of substances that kill the flora, such as medication, alcohol, and junk food. As a result, their gut flora, which is a large part of the … Continue reading Bean Paste Can Save Your Life

Soak Them and Get More

At Olive Retreat we soak and germinate grains, rice, beans, nuts and seeds as much as possible and we always do so if we have a guest that has a food intolerance or digestive health issues (i.e. most of the retreats!) We are often asked how to soak and why, so I thought I would … Continue reading Soak Them and Get More