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Top 5 Benefits of Chlorella

Top 5 Benefits of Chlorella


Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Chlorella is a superfood densely enriched with many important nutrients such as chlorophyll, potassium, magnesium and vitamins B among others. This nutrient density gives this freshwater algae many health benefiting qualities including powerful detoxification of the body. The green color of the algae indicates a high concentration of chlorophyll, which is actually many times more than ...

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3 Superfoods to Boost your Smoothies and Snacks

3 Superfoods to Boost your Smoothies and Snacks


Saturday, December 23, 2017

Many of the edible seed types are classified as superfoods since they are all high in fiber, many are excellent protein sources while others provide impressive amounts of nutrients, trace minerals and fatty acids that keep the heart healthy and body disease free. Seeds can be consumed raw or ground into powder form and eaten with ...

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Benefits of Coconut Oil, Coconut Flesh and Coconut Water

Benefits of Coconut Oil, Coconut Flesh and Coconut Water


Thursday, December 21, 2017

The coconut is a multi functional plant. Not only is the flesh of young coconut eaten in different ways, its water and oil are also consumed for their different health benefits. To get the best out of coconut flesh, meat from young coconuts is recommended since the meat from older coconuts have a lot more saturated ...

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5 Benefits of Baobab Powder

5 Benefits of Baobab Powder


Tuesday, December 19, 2017

The baobab tree is native to Africa and produces a fruit which is among the most nutritionally dense foods on the planet. In fact, every part of the fruit is useful for health and wellness while its nutritional profile exhibits an impressive combination of various bioactive ingredients. Baobab is used in powdered form which has a ...

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5 Health Benefits of Maca

5 Health Benefits of Maca


Saturday, December 16, 2017

Maca is also known as Peruvian ginseng. The herb is considered a superfood because of its impressive nutrient content that provides the body with many health benefits. While the maca root is primarily known for its aphrodisiac effect, its benefits do not end there. In fact, this ancient root contains a plethora of nutrients that can ...

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Upaya Naturals - Online Raw Vegan Health Store

Upaya Naturals – Online Raw Vegan Health Store Review


Thursday, December 14, 2017

Upaya Naturals is a large online store that carries everything from raw vegan foods to pet care products enabling their customers to live a natural, holistic and healthy lifestyle. The store sells all items required for starting, transitioning or maintaining a vegan, raw, allergen-free lifestyle. Here is a look at what the store has to offer: Raw Vegan ...

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5 Health Benefits of Spirulina

5 Health Benefits of Spirulina


Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Spirulina is an algae considered a superfood with potential to nourish the body adequately. It is also known as the “protein queen” since it has ample protein content, the ability to reinforce the immune system while also delivering heart and joint health benefits. Being one of the most nutritionally concentrated food sources, spirulina boasts a biologically ...

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5 Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

5 Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar


Thursday, November 30, 2017

In terms of therapeutic value, there are very few things that apple cider vinegar cannot do. The vinegar is not only used to treat a number of internal and external bodily complaints and as a household cleaning remedy but is also beneficial as an organic food option. Apple cider vinegar’s status as a superfood is largely ...

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7 Foods to Fight Anxiety and Depression

7 Foods to Fight Anxiety and Depression


Tuesday, November 28, 2017

The brain needs a lot of energy to work properly and produce neurotransmitters which are chemicals that affect how a person is feeling. Without this energy or the right nutrients, the brain does not get the fuel it needs and a person can become prone to mood swings, anxiety and depression. In this way, what we ...

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5 Health Benefits of Raw Cacao

5 Health Benefits of Raw Cacao


Thursday, November 23, 2017

Superfoods like cacao contain significantly higher quantities of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and other health boosting nutrients that also provide anti-aging and disease fighting properties. Raw cacao, not to be confused with cocoa powder, is the unprocessed version of the cacao bean. Cacao beans have long been valued for their medicinal features along with culinary uses. In terms ...

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The Best Medicinal Mushrooms Chaga and Reishi

The Best Medicinal Mushrooms: Chaga and Reishi


Saturday, November 18, 2017

Mushrooms are considered a superfood as they have a great deal of nutritional value and are packed with micronutrients. They are fat and cholesterol free foods that are low in carbohydrates and high in fiber. While there are around 250 edible varieties of mushrooms, we will look at only two medicinal varieties in this article and ...

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Benefits of Aloe Vera

Benefits of Aloe Vera


Saturday, November 11, 2017

Aloe Vera is a succulent plant cultivated for its therapeutic value. However, it is not only good for medicinal purposes but its healing properties can extend to nutritional benefits as well. In fact, it is considered a superfood given its dense nutritional profile. The nutritional composition of aloe vera makes it a popular ingredient in a ...

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5 Healthy Facts about Goji Berries

5 Healthy Facts about Goji Berries


Saturday, October 14, 2017

Many of the superfoods are mostly plant based foods that are nutritionally dense and offer a number of health benefits. Among these, goji berries are known to have a long medicinal history in traditional Chinese medicine. Goji berries are a fat free, low calorie food that also provides a good amount of fiber along with many ...

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