Health Benefits of Chocolate
Oct02

Health Benefits of Chocolate

Recently, chocolate has been getting a lot of attention not only as a yummy snack food, but also for its benefits to our mental and physical (not to mention sexual) well being. It seems that the special bean the god Quetzalcoatl gave to the Aztecs more than 800 years ago is rather magical indeed. Chocolate, or more specifically the Cacao fruit, first appears in historical records in Egypt in the 16th century BC. Little is know of its...

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All About Pomegranate for Health
Sep13

All About Pomegranate for Health

The World’s Oldest Fruit Considered the world’s oldest fruit, the pomegranate is a long way from extinction. In fact, it’s making a major comeback as one of our healthiest and most versatile foods…and considered by many to be one of the Earth’s healthiest things. First, the delightful red juice of this timeless fruit is one of our best sources of antioxidants and many of the new anti-oxidant “red...

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Snacking for Better Health
Aug13

Snacking for Better Health

by Christopher Van Buren Are you a snac-aholic? Well, you’re not alone. Snacking is where most Americans get all the worst things in their diets…like too much sugar, processed foods, fats and chemicals. Snack foods are known for being the worst foods health-wise…and our weakness for snacks is making us sick! So instead of fighting the snacking impulse, try going with it…but substitute healthy snacks for the...

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Geotherapy: Using the Earth for Beauty (SuperFood Clay Mask)

Geotherapy is the use of clay for therapeutic treatment. It’s not new. For centuries people have used clay for beauty and even prevention against health problems. And who hasn’t heard about the use of therapeutic clay bathes often found in hot springs and famous in the Mediterranean region? The cosmetic benefits of clay is amazing, cleansing the skin and promoting circulation. Rich in minerals such as Manganese, Aluminum,...

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Lecithin: SuperFood, Filler or Fraud?

Lecithin is a food ingredient that has been around for years and appears in all sorts of foods, from ice cream to catchup to green drinks. Its use as a food additive is largely because it’s an inexpensive way to provide bulk and smooth creaminess to foods. You’ll find it in many packaged foods that are creamy or saucy. Lecithin is largely a fat that is produced naturally by the body. In many ways, it’s a kind of...

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Comparing Green Superfood Products, Making Sense of Green Drinks
Nov27

Comparing Green Superfood Products, Making Sense of Green Drinks

UPDATED November 27, 2010 by Christopher Van Buren The number of green superfood powders that have sprouted up lately is astonishing. Now there are more than 150 brands on the market and they all have different formulas and offer different health benefits. But not only are there numerous products…but the number of herbs, veggie powders, grasses and grains used in these mixtures is nearly endless. So this article is your first...

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