In the US, approximately 80% of the population consumes caffeine daily – much of this coming in the form of coffee. Historically speaking however, the US (and much of the Western world) was late to the coffee game. Alas, it appears we’ve made up for lost time, for consumption of coffee and other caffeinated beverages […]
In today’s fast paced world people are always on the lookout for new ways to get the energy they need to propel themselves through the day. Energy boosting goods and services seem to be everywhere, from caffeine loaded drinks, to yoga classes promoting improvements in energy levels. When it comes to increasing energy, it seems […]
Fermented foods are trendy right now. Kimchi, kombucha and crusty sourdough breads are all prevalent in natural food stores. What’s all the fuss about? Can ferments really live up to all the health-food miracle hype? Let’s look at the facts.
What does it mean when food is fermented?
Fermentation is the chemical process through which […]
For many of us, life is about finding, pursuing and developing a purpose. While simple in premise, it seems we can spend a lifetime in search of true meaning. Native cultures too, pondered their place in the world and their communities. Unlike most modern earth-dwellers however, native cultures developed formalized social structures to support and […]