Maca Powder

Grown in the Andes, maca is a root vegetable that is picked, dried, and processed into a powder.   According to folk belief, it is a plant known for its legendary ability to deliver energy, endurance, mental clarity and even [...]

Acai Berries

Not only does it taste good but the health benefits of this exotic berry are totally off the charts. Acai berries are becoming one of the most popular super foods because they are delicious, and highly nutritious.  After all, they [...]

Cacao Powder

According to Elson Hass in his book “Staying Healthy With Nutrition,” cacao provides antidepressant benefits.  He explains that cacao contains the substance phenethylamine, which is a neurotransmitter found in the brain that acts as a mood elevator and natural antidepressant.  [...]

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is an amazing source of healthy fatty acids.  Most of the fatty acids that you can find in coconut oil are medium-chain, which means that they are metabolized differently from long-chain fatty acids found in lots of other [...]

Vitamin C

Our bodies are programmed to continually repair themselves.  However, as we get older, they can become overwhelmed by too many free radicals, especially as we age.  This results in the premature death of healthy cells, which may contribute to a [...]

B12

Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin that keeps your nerves and red blood cells healthy.  It is responsible for the smooth functioning of several critical body processes.  Strict vegetarians, heavy drinkers and smokers, pregnant and breast-feeding women, and the elderly [...]

Spinach

Antioxidants, anti-inflammatories, and vitamins that promote vision and bone health are what make this little ol' green so super.  Just a half-cup provides more than five times your daily dose of vitamin K, which helps blood clot and builds strong [...]

Kale

Like its cousins, cauliflower and broccoli, kale is rich in fiber and beta-carotene. It is also an excellent source of calcium, iron, and vitamins A, C, and K. Part of what makes kale so healthy is its great quantity of [...]

Kefir

Kefir is an ancient drink that originated in Russia. Similar in taste to yogurt, kefir is made from fermented milk and is slightly sour. Its popularity has soared in recent years because of growing interest in probiotics, which are known [...]

Blackberries

Known as  “Beach Berries” in our family.  The king of the berry family boasts more antioxidants than strawberries, cranberries or blueberries.  Blackberries are considered to be one of the highest antioxidant-level fruits. The Berry Health Benefits Network from Oregon State [...]