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Shiitake Mushrooms – One of the Healthiest Fungi in the World

Shiitake Mushrooms – One of the Healthiest Fungi in the World

June 30, 2013 | by

Used by the Chinese for over 6000 years, shiitake mushrooms are said to be an aphrodisiac that offers numerous health benefits. Here is why.

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Natural Herb, Golden Root (Rhodiola Rosea) Increases Life Span of Fruit Flies by 24%

Natural Herb, Golden Root (Rhodiola Rosea) Increases Life Span of Fruit Flies by 24%

June 29, 2013 | by

UC Irvine researchers have found that the common herb known as Golden Root, King’s Crown, Arctic Root, or simply Rhodiola rosea, significantly increased the lifespan of laboratory animals, namely fruit flies, and in a way that is different than other common means of prolonging life. Normally dietary restriction is what makes lab animals (and people) live longer. […]

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Video: Extensive Research Shows Monsanto’s #1 Selling Herbicide Roundup Is Killing You

Video: Extensive Research Shows Monsanto’s #1 Selling Herbicide Roundup Is Killing You

June 28, 2013 | by

Researchs proves Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide Roundup has been linked to lethal conditions like Lymphoma and DNA damage.

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80% of Processed Foods in US Are Banned In Other Nations

80% of Processed Foods in US Are Banned In Other Nations

June 26, 2013 | by

80% of pre-packaged foods sold in the United States are actually banned in other nations. And for good reason.

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6 Steps to Growing Your Own Sprouts for Better Nutrition

6 Steps to Growing Your Own Sprouts for Better Nutrition

June 24, 2013 | by

Why not start growing your own sprouts in your own kitchen? Here are six very simple steps to get your sprouts started.

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Cancer-Killing Dandelion Tea Receives $157,000 for Further Research

Cancer-Killing Dandelion Tea Receives $157,000 for Further Research

June 23, 2013 | by

A team of researchers received a $157,500 grant to research dandelion root extract’s anti-cancer properties, specifically for the plant’s ability to treat Leukemia.

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Azuki Beans: The Himalayan Super Food

Azuki Beans: The Himalayan Super Food

June 23, 2013 | by

Cultivated well before 4000 BC, Azuki beans have a higher antioxidant value than cranberries or blueberries. Needless to say, they offer numerous health benefits that definitely qualify them for the ‘super-food’ category. Here are a few brief, quick ways Azuki beans can boost your health.

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Warning: Toxins, GMOs Fill Highly Popular Children’s Vitamins

Warning: Toxins, GMOs Fill Highly Popular Children’s Vitamins

June 22, 2013 | by

Popular Flinstone’s Vitamins contain a whole laundry list of unhealthy ingredients: aspartame, sorbitol, zinc oxide, artificial colors, GMO corn, and more.

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Apples Extend Fruit Fly Life by 10%, Equivalent of About 7 Human Years

Apples Extend Fruit Fly Life by 10%, Equivalent of About 7 Human Years

June 21, 2013 | by

According to the lead researcher of one study., polyphenols found in apples actually extend the lifespan of fruit flies. The average lifespan of a fruit fly was extended by 10% in their study. In humans, this could equate to an additional 7 years or so.

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Unsulphured Blackstrap Molasses Benefits: A Mostly Ignored Inexpensive Superfood

Unsulphured Blackstrap Molasses Benefits: A Mostly Ignored Inexpensive Superfood

June 21, 2013 | by

Superfoods are considered super because they are more nutrient dense than most other foods. One superfood, unsulphured blackstrap molasses, is among numerous superfoods receiving little recognition when it should be in everyone’s home. Read on to learn about blackstrap molasses benefits and what this superfood actually is.

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