If you enjoy the taste of pungent spices, ginger is likely already a staple item in your kitchen pantry. Full of zesty flavor that can liven up any dish; fresh ginger root is truly beyond compare. However, few people know how healthy this lumpy looking root really is. If your exposure to ginger is limited […]
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More and more people in today’s world are beginning to realize that the old adage: “you are what you eat” is true. The industrialization of our food industry has led to a number of serious health problems including the skyrocketing of heart disease, diabetes, and obesity.
As people begin to wake up to the negative […]
The leaf of a large evergreen tree native to Asia has recently caused quite a stir amongst the health food community in the United States and Canada. The Kratom tree, Mitragyna speciose in Latin, is a tree that is related to the coffee tree that is endemic to certain areas in Thailand, Indonesia, and Myanmar. […]
The moringa, like other superfoods, offers enormous amounts of nutrients, vitamins, and minerals that our bodies need. But what is the moringa tree […]
Remember those fun chia pets all the kids would beg for in the 90’s? Chia seeds are what were used to make the hair on those fun characters grow! Chia seeds are tiny black seeds that pack a major punch. Not in terms of how they taste, but in what they can do for you […]
Does eating tar sound like a good idea for your health? While asphalt should be avoided for obvious reasons, there is one form of natural tar called shilajit that has powerful advantages for your body. Strange as it may sound, this black, sticky substance is one of the most prized herbs in Ayurvedic medicine and […]
For thousands of years, the ancient Incan empire developed a strong, resilient agriculture system that thrived even in the tough climates of the highlands of the Andes Mountains. One of the principles of their agricultural development was the diversification of different species that were well adapted to the local climatic conditions. In fact, the Food […]
Are you a major fan of kale? It’s okay if you aren’t. This healthy green tends to be a little polarizing, despite its incredible health benefits. If chomping down on big raw salads or working through a plate of steamed greens isn’t your favorite, there’s another way to get your kale content in- kale powder. […]
Blueberries are one of the most popular fruits in the world, but this highly seasonal treat can be hard to find in grocery stores during the off season. Rather than letting your health suffer or paying a premium for berries that have been stagnating on store shelves, why not turn to blueberry powder instead?
What is Reishi Mushroom Powder?
If something is working, you might as well continue to use it, as the saying goes. Reishi mushroom powder has been used by Asian cultures as a natural medicine for at least 2,000 years. The Reishi mushroom, also known as the Lingzhi mushroom in China, is one of the […]