Archive for the ‘ SUPERFOODS ’ Category

MACA ROOT POWDER

MACA ROOT POWDER is widely categorized as a superfood; a food high in micronutrients, essential vitamins and minerals with the power to strengthen cells and cellular response, aid the body in recovering from stress, increase energy and libido. It’s scientific name is Lepidium meyenii and it is a root vegetable that has been cultivated in the Peruvian Andes since 1600 B.C., at altitudes from 8,000 to 14,500 feet. Native Americans and…

BENEFITS OF GINGER AND GARLIC

Ginger is used for ailments that run from simple colds and sniffles to rheumatoid arthritis. Its effectiveness against headaches has been documented. Taken at the first sign of migraine, ginger can reduce the symptoms and severity of headaches by blocking prostaglandins, the chemicals that cause inflammation in blood vessels in the brain. This anti-inflammatory activity in ginger can shorten the discomfort of headaches, colds and flu. Ginger blocks the production…

BENEFITS OF ACAI BERRIES

Acai Health Benefits Acai Packs a Nutritional Punch Acai (pronounced: ah-sigh-EE ) is a fruit that grows on the Acai Palm Trees in the Amazon Rainforest of Brazil. The Acai berry is small in size (smaller than a grape) and is dark purple in color. Acai is mostly seed, covered in a small amount of pulp. In fact, about 90% of the Acai berry is seed – it is important…