As one of the most common ingredients in Korean, Thai, Chinese, and Japanese cuisines, seaweed, also known as kelp, have quickly gained popularity among American fans of healthy and nutritious organic foods. You have probably noticed nori seaweed sheets while eating that delicious sushi. But did you know that they can be extremely good for […]
Native to Mexico and Guatemala, Chia seeds can be recognized as tiny brown or black seeds with a shiny, smooth texture (scientifically known as Salvia hispanica). These healthy seeds served as a staple food for the Ancient Mayans and Aztecs to gain strength and energy. Today these little seeds are being hailed as a superfood […]
You may have seen Maca powder at your local co-op, heard about it in health magazines, or even have read about its 7 amazing antioxidant powers when you were searching for superfoods online. Maca root (scientifically known as lepidium meyenii) belongs to the cruciferous family that also includes cabbage and broccoli. The maca plant mostly […]
What is Spirulina? Spirulina is a blue-green algae that has been around for thousands of years, if not longer. It is found in tropical lakes but can be found in stores as a powder or in capsule form. It is possible that we are not the first civilization to consume this superfood, either. It’s […]
The Moringa tree is a plant native to India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Africa, Arabia, and Afghanistan and has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years for countless ailments and wellness uses. Almost all parts of the tree can be eaten for nutritional purposes; the leaves have high levels of protein, beta carotene, vitamin C, […]
Is Popcorn Healthy: Possible Benefits and Dietary Tips For most Americans, popcorn is associated with snacks. Amazingly, but...