Super Foods/Herbs

The Many Health Benefits of Raw Honey

The Many Health Benefits of Raw HoneyThe average American consumes more than 150 pounds of refined sugar, plus an additional 62 pounds of high fructose corn syrup every year. In comparison, we consume only around 1.3 pounds of per year on average in the U.S. According to new research, if you can switch out your intake of refined sugar and use pure raw honey... Read More »

Incredible Wheatgrass Benefits

Incredible Wheatgrass BenefitsIt may resemble a thin blade of grass, but wheatgrass packs a powerhouse of nutrients. Made up of 70% chlorophyll, the life-blood of plants, wheatgrass is nature’s finest medicine. From helping with weight loss to improving overall health, skin and hair, wheatgrass benefits are multifold. 1. Healthy Skin The chlorophyll content in wheatgrass juice can... Read More »

Polyphenols: What They Are, and Why You Need Them

Polyphenols: What They Are, and Why You Need Them“Eat food, not too much, mostly plants.” The simplicity and accuracy of those words, written by Michael Pollan in his masterpiece In Defense of Food, are unmatched. But why are plant-based foods so powerful? For example, why do blueberries improve both blood pressure and the healthy flexibility of arteries? The secret that blueberries and other... Read More »

Why You Need Spirulina in Your Diet

Why You Need Spirulina in Your DietSpirulina is a blue-green algae that grows not in the ocean, but in bodies of warm, fresh water. Not only does it offer a lot of health benefits, but it’s also an excellent source of nutrition. Spirulina is considered one of the best sustainable food sources, and may very well be a solution to ending world hunger. The... Read More »

Does apple cider vinegar boost hair growth?

Does apple cider vinegar boost hair growth?Apple cider vinegar has never been so popular and is credited with all manner of health benefits, from aiding weight loss to stabilizing blood sugar levels. Some advocates claim that apple cider vinegar (ACV) deserves a place in everyone’s hair care routine, thanks to its powers to relieve a variety of scalp conditions, including flaking,... Read More »

Top 8 Benefits of Bee Pollen

Top 8 Benefits of Bee PollenDid you know that bee pollen contains almost all of the nutrients required by the human body to thrive? That’s why the German Federal Board of Health has officially recognized it as a medicine. Bee pollen is wonderful for natural allergy relief and is responsible for the many health benefits of raw honey. It’s rich in vitamins, minerals, proteins, lipids and... Read More »

Green Tea May Be a Whole-Body Health Tonic

Green Tea May Be a Whole-Body Health TonicAlthough tea drinking has been associated with health benefits for centuries, only in recent years have its medicinal properties been investigated scientifically. Research shows holistic benefits from green tea consumption, including lower blood pressure, dementia, oxidative stress, and chronic inflammation. Tea’s health benefits are largely due to its high content of flavonoids — plant-derived compounds... Read More »

Surprising Health Benefits of Turmeric

Turmeric Benefits Trump Medications Turmeric is an ancient spice popular in India and Asia as far back as 2,000 BC. The spice belongs to the ginger family and is bright orange-yellow in color. Turmeric has antioxidant, neuroprotective, immunomodulatory, anti-inflammatory, epigenetic, and adaptogenic properties. Most of these health benefits come mainly from its ingredient, curcumin. Studies show that... Read More »