What is it? Cinnamon is the spice that comes from the bark of wild trees from the genus “Cinnamomum”, which are native to South America, Southeast Asia, and the Caribbean. It has been consumed since 2000BC in Ancient Egypt, where it was highly prized for its ability to heal multiple ailments. Now, it is known and loved for its delicious flavor when added to baking and other dishes, as well…..
10 HEALTH BENEFITS OF SEAWEED It’s great for digestion. It contains something called alginate, which strengthens and protects the gut wall. It’s a high source of fiber, keeping you full longer, and provides slow releasing energy. Seaweed is antiviral, anti-bacterial, and anti-microbial. It’s been proven to lower blood pressure, prevent strokes, and cardiovascular problems. It helps the body remove radioactive chemicals and other toxins from our environment. Seaweed is a…..
WHAT IS SPIRULINA? Spirulina is a blue-green algae that grows naturally in freshwater. It’s recommended by the UN World Health Association as “the best food of the future” for its immense health benefits. HOW DO YOU USE IT? Spirulina can be taken as a supplement in tablet form. It can also be used in powdered form in smoothies or juices, or alone with coconut water or other drinks. When buying…..
WHAT IS APPLE CIDER VINEGAR? Apple cider vinegar is vinegar made from (you guessed it) apples! It was discovered in 5000bc as a food preservative. It’s made through a long, slow fermentation process that creates a rich source of active compounds like gallic acid, acetic acid, and more which gives it its anti-oxidizing, antimicrobial properties. WHY SHOULD YOU USE APPLE CIDER VINEGAR?Here are 10 of its health benefits. ACV a…..
What is wheatgrass? Wheatgrass is the young grass of the wheat plant. It’s grown in regions of Europe, the US, and commonly grown at home. It’s a rich source of vitamins and minerals. It does not contain gluten like wheat grain, for those who can’t consume gluten. Why should you use wheatgrass? Here are 10 of its health benefits. Wheatgrass has a high concentration of amino acids. These are essential…..
What is it? Turmeric is a root from the ginger family native to southern Asia. It’s what gives curry its yellow color, and is popular in the health community for its powerful health benefits. Why Should I Use It? Here’s 10 Health Benefits of Turmeric Turmeric destroys inflammation. Inflammation causes health problems. If you want a healthy body, you want to consume anti-inflammatory foods. Turmeric destroys free radicals, and…..
WHAT IS MACA? Maca, a root from the radish family, is popularly used in powdered form as a potent healer. Originating from the mountains of Peru, it’s historically known as “herbal Viagra” for its many health benefits, including improved sex drive and balanced hormones. WHY SHOULD YOU USE MACA? Here are 10 of its health benefits. Maca balances hormones in both men and women. It controls estrogen and testosterone levels…..
What are hemp seeds? Hemp seeds are the seeds of the hemp plant Cannabis sativa. A powerful food previously ignored because of their “botanical relationship to drug/medicinal varieties of Cannabis” (Dr. Axe), hemp seeds are now recognized as one of the world’s most powerful foods. They do NOT cause any psychotropic reaction like their close relative marijuana. Instead, they are exceptionally nutritious and rich in protein, healthy fats, and various…..
Is It For You? Everything You Need To Know Everybody’s talking about gluten. You can’t avoid the topic in the health community. So- what is gluten? And should you eat it? Here’s everything you need to know. Gluten is a protein found in certain grains- wheat, barley, rye, spelt, semolina, bulgar, triticale, kamut, farro, durum, and some oats. It’s what gives them their chewy texture. So how do you…..
WHAT IS GINGER? Ginger is a root spice rich in compounds providing powerful benefits for your brain and body. WHY SHOULD YOU USE GINGER? It contains gingerol, the resin from the root that acts as a strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent. Extensive research shows its many benefits. Here’s why you should use it. Ginger keeps your risk of stroke and heart disease at bay with its anti-blood-clotting abilities It’s a…..
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