In its natural form, Spirulina is found as blue-green algae that resides in the warm oceans and lakes of the world. This super substance is amazing and we are still finding the extent of its health benefits on the human body. It is rich in vitamins and minerals. Spirulina is full of nutrients and is known as a superfood comprised of 100% natural asset to our health with no bad ingredients or harmful side effects! Spirulina also contains 9 different essential amino acids.
Health problems have plagued men long before the advent of the expensive drugs seen advertised on television and in magazines. Yet, before these big, and often risky, pharmaceuticals existed men still needed treatment for common problems such as low testosterone and prostate health. For centuries herbs were used to effectively treat these health concerns. It turns out that these potent remedies of the past still hold healing powers for today’s men. Read on to find out the top three herbs to treat common health concerns for the men in your life.
Common food items in your kitchen are great choices for natural dyes for easter eggs. Food items such as red cabbage, onion skins, and coffee can be used to transform plain white eggs into colorful Easter gems. Kids will especially love discovering all the different colors they can create -- experiment together and create a custom color if you choose. Fun for the entire family. Enjoy!
When it comes to nutrition, much attention is given to fat, carbohydrates, and protein. While these macronutrients are certainly important––antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and other micronutrients are also tremendously important when it comes to health and wellness. Often thought of as merely a flavoring agent, herbs are actually a tremendous way to add much needed micronutrients and their accompanying health benefits to your daily diet. In honor of National Nutrition month, let's take a look at the top herbs and the way they can enhance your health and nutrition with their super powers.
Marketers would have you believe that sharing sugary, processed candy is the best way to express love at Valentine’s Day, but what if this year rather than overindulging in sugary candy, you showed your love by incorporating something that is actually good for you and your loved ones? English folklore believes yarrow to symbolize everlasting love, and in the Language of Herbs, yarrow means EVERLASTING LOVE. What better way to show your love than to include yarrow in your herbal regime this Valentine's Day and beyond?
It is hard to beat the warm, cozy deliciousness of a big bowl of soup. But soup is far more than simply a warm meal, it can also be a nutrient dense, healthy meal.
Loading soups with vegetables and lean proteins is a great way to get a complete meal all in one bowl. But did you know you can make soup even healthier by adding herbs and spices? Adding herbs and spices not only increases flavor without adding sodium; it is also one of the best ways to dramatically increase the antioxidant content of your meal. In honor of National Soup Month, take a look at two of the top herbs to make your soups better than ever before!