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simple and yummy apple cider vinegar recipes

10 Apple Cider Vinegar Recipes for Salads, Veggies and Meat

We’ve all heard that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but it’s apple cider vinegar that’s making headlines for its health and beauty perks these days. And thanks to all these apple cider vinegar benefits, it’s solidified a reputation as a superfood and natural remedy for everything from halitosis to acne to weight loss. […]

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the best moringa recipes

7 Moringa Recipes: How to Use Moringa in Deliciously Simple Recipes

It’s been dubbed the “miracle tree” and “the tree of life” and you have to admit – that’s piqued your interest. But as lovely as those nicknames are, the best one of all the moringa benefits is that this superfood may just be the world’s most nutritious plant. Its leaves contain over 90 nutrients and 45 […]

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the best wheatgrass benefits

Wheatgrass Benefits: 5 Huge Reasons to Drink Wheatgrass Every Day

Chances are you’ve heard already heard of wheatgrass. Maybe a helpful smoothie barista suggested you throw in a shot of the stuff with your Strawberry Power Protein shake? Or someone has taken you to a juice bar and you noticed a little patch of lawn growing on the counter? Well, in case you’re not totally […]

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powerful ginseng benefits

6 Powerful Ginseng Benefits to Perk Up Your Brain and Your Sex Life

It’s the root of the ginseng that is the portion harvested for health benefits. The Asian variety was discovered over 5000 years ago in Manchuria, China. A Jesuit priest, who’d heard about it from the Iroquois, brought a North American variety traditionally used in First Nations medicine, to the attention of Europeans in 1719. It’s […]

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delicious spirulina recipes

8 Spirulina Recipes to Cheer Up Your Tastebuds

You know all about the various health benefits of spirulina. You’ve gotten yourself some spirulina powder. You’ve mixed it with water and…you’re still trying to down the nasty concoction. ‘Cause let’s face it – as wonderful as spirulina is for your health, it’s not so friendly to your tastebuds. And no matter how much you […]

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5 amazing ginkgo biloba benefits

5 Ginkgo Biloba Benefits: From Memory to Better Blood Flow

Though you’ll most likely find it in the herbal supplement aisle, Gingko Biloba extract doesn’t come from an herb, but a tree. And what a tree! (No, seriously, it’s pretty amazing.) Native to China, various parts of the gingko have been used in Chinese, Korean, and Japanese medicine and cuisine for thousands of years. The […]

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5 unique reishi mushroom benefits

5 Reishi Mushroom Benefits That Make it the Fungal Fountain of Youth

Medicinal mushrooms: delicious, nutritious and possibly life giving? Reishi mushrooms (also called the pinyin, linh chi, or lingzi mushroom depending on the region they’re harvested in) are a family of very closely related mushrooms used in traditional Asian medicine for almost 2,000 years. In fact, one of the numerous translations for the Chinese name of […]

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chia seed benefits

7 Chia Seed Benefits to Chomp Down On

Though chia seeds may have gained recent popularity due to the beloved chia pets (ch-ch-ch-chia, anyone?), they have actually been used for health since nearly the beginning of mankind. For example, did you know that Chia seeds were traded by Aztecs as a form of currency? Because of all of the health benefits and the […]

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5 quinoa nutrition facts

5 Quinoa Nutrition Facts that Account for the Health Benefits of Quinoa

This superfood was recently declared a superfood by no less than the United Nations. Why, you ask? Well, although quinoa is native to Peru, Bolivia, Chili, Ecuador and Columbia, its ability to grow in arid conditions and high altitudes means that this little seed could be the key to feeding the planet – and feeding […]

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natural anxiety remedies that actually work

Natural Anxiety Remedies: 6 Supplements for Anxiety that Work

We all suffer from anxiety from time to time. Our jobs, home life and even love life create moments when our palms start to sweat and our hearts begin to race. But for some of us, anxiety runs much deeper and negatively impacts our lives and inter-personal relationships. Sure, there are dozens of dozens of […]

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