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Acai is a berry similar to the blueberry with its purple color and size, that originated in the Amazon rainforest of Brazil. It is considered to be one of the most powerful superfoods on the planet.
The health benefits of the Acai Berry include:
It is very rich in vitamins and minerals. It contains vitamins A, E, and C. It contains the minerals calcium, iron, potassium and sodium.
Contains high level of omega-3, omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids.
Contains nineteen different amino acids necessary for building healthy proteins throughout the body.
Açai is low in sugar.
Similar to red wine, research shows that acai berries are extremely high in anthocyanins, a form of plant antioxidant associated with the ability to lower cholesterol levels in the blood stream.
Taking acai may also aid in keeping the digestive system clean and in optimal function. The berries have powerful detoxification capacities in the human body and are a well-known traditional source of dietary fiber.
Acai contains high quantities of vitamin C and ellagic acid, an immune-system-boosting combination that has been shown to suppress the growth of cancer.
Blue Majik is a unique certified organic proprietary extract of spirulina. This particular extract is derived from Arthrospira platensis, which is cultivated in the Klamath Lake in Oregon. The bright blue hue is due to a high concentration of phycocyanin (PC), which is a powerful antioxidant. This concentration is unique to Blue Majik and is not seen in traditional spirulina. The high concentration of phycocyanin is what makes Blue Majik so special. Phycocyanin is a powerful water-soluble antioxidant which promotes a strong anti-inflammatory response in the body.
Blue Majik is one of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet and contains a plethora of vitamins and minerals, including vitamins B 1, 2, and 3, iron, magnesium, and potassium, all of which are readily bioavailable to humans. Additionally, Blue Majik is an excellent source of complete protein and its composition is about 60% protein (compared to beef which is ~20% protein).
Some benefits of Blue Majik are:
It contains all of the supplements that vegans require and are usually deficient in.
Has been proven to increase immune cell migration, and can assist in the prevention of cancer and viral infections.
Fights inflammation within the body.
Is the first natural compound known to stimulate healing, regeneration, and repair in the body.
Can assist with weight loss through balancing gut flora and suppressing the appetite; due to the complete nutrition the body is receiving, one is less likely to overeat.
Seeds from the cacao tree has been used for centuries in Mesoamerica, and is currently used to make chocolate in modern times. The Latin name for cocoa—Theobroma—literally means, “food of the gods.” This valuable crop played an important role in many ancient South American cultures.
The cacao bean has always been and will always be nature’s number-one weight loss and high-energy food.
The health benefits of Cacao:
Cacao contains the highest concentration of antioxidants of any food in the world. High levels of antioxidants protect the body from a buildup of free radicals from sun exposure, pollution, cigarette smoking, etc., which may damage healthy body tissue giving rise to cancer and cardiovascular disease.
Cacao is number one source of magnesium, one of the great alkaline minerals and an excellent source of zinc.
Cacao contains significant quantities of the essential amino acid tryptophan, a powerful mood-enhancing nutrient.
Cacao is rich in the tryptamine serotonin. Serotonin helps us build up our “stress-defense shield.” If serotonin levels are high, the world could be collapsing and we would still feel good. If serotonin levels are low, all could be well, but we would still feel like hell.
Flavanols, theobromine, and other components found in cacao may lower blood pressure and enhance circulation by promoting dilation, strength, and health of blood vessels
A sufficient amount of fiber delivered with each serving of cacao supports digestion while cacao stimulates the body’s production of digestive enzymes.
A cousin to caffeine, cacao can give the brain a gentle boost without the shakiness and headaches. About 2 ounces of dark chocolate contains 27 mg of caffeine, while a cup of regular coffee contains 200 mg.
The coconut tree is a member of the family Arecaceae. It is the only accepted species in the genus Cocos. The term coconut can refer to the entire coconut palm, the seed, or the fruit, which, botanically, is a drupe, not a nut. Coconut is a very versatile and indispensable food item for most people under the tropical belt. Each part of the coconut is used. Because of this, coconuts are called the “Tree of Life” and can produce drinks, fiber, food, fuel, utensils, musical instruments, and much more.
The health benefits of coconut:
A medium-size nut carrying 400g edible meat and some 30-150 ml of water, which may provide almost all of the daily-required essential minerals, vitamins, and energy of an average-sized individual.
Coconut improves digestion and absorption of fat-soluble vitamins, minerals and amino acids.
They contain healthy antiviral, antifungal, and antimicrobial saturated fatty acids, helping to naturally fight off viruses, bacteria, and fungal overgrowth.
Coconut contains powerful antioxidants in the form of raw saturated fats and oils. Coconut oil contains the most lauric acid (a powerful antiviral substance) of any plant source.
Coconut water is a very refreshing drink to beat tropical summer thirst. The juice is packed with simple sugars, electrolytes, minerals, and bioactive compounds such as cytokinin, and enzymes such as acid phosphatase, catalase, dehydrogenase, peroxidase, polymerases, etc. Together, these enzymes aid in digestion and metabolism.
Research studies suggest that cytokinins (e.g., kinetin and trans-zeatin) in coconut water demonstrate significant anti-aging, anti-carcinogenic, and anti-thrombotic effects.
Coconut is also a very good source of B-complex vitamins such as folates, riboflavin, niacin, thiamin, and pyridoxine. These vitamins are essential in the sense that body requires them from external sources to replenish.
Coconut meat and water contain a very good amount of potassium. 100 g of fresh meat contains 356 mg% or 7.5% of daily-required levels of potassium.
Ginger is part of the Zingiberaceae family, alongside cardamom and turmeric. The root or underground stem (rhizome) of the ginger plant can be consumed fresh, powdered, dried and use as a spice, in oil form, or as juice. Ginger was cultivated and used as a spice and as medicine in India and China, before historical records even begin. The earliest medical texts of both countries extensively discuss the therapeutic uses of the spice, both in fresh and dried form.
The health benefits of ginger:
Ginger has been used as a digestive aid for thousand of years; its carminative properties promote the elimination of intestinal gas to prevent bloating and flatulence.
Ginger is very good at subsiding various types of nausea and vomiting, including morning sickness in pregnant women, motion sickness in travellers, and even nausea in chemotherapy patients.
Ginger has a powerful anti-inflammatory compound called gingerol, which is the substance responsible for alleviating joint and muscle pain.
It can provide pain relief from migraine headaches and dysmenorrhea (menstrual pain).
Ginger has been proven to effectively treat various types of cancer including breast cancer, prostate cancer and colon cancer.
Lowers blood sugar and increase insulin release. In the case of diabetes, studies have shown ginger to be effective both preventively and therapeutically.
Treats a variety of cardiovascular conditions. In Chinese medicine, ginger’s therapeutic properties were said to strengthen the heart, and ginger oil was often used to prevent and treat heart disease.
Ginger is a great immune system booster, making it a well-known treatment for colds and flus. And since it helps calm symptoms of upper respiratory tract infection, it also works on coughs, sore throats and bronchitis.
Many studies have found ginger to contain potent antioxidant properties, which protect against free radicals and DNA damage.
The goji berry, also called the wolfberry, is a bright orange-red berry that comes from a shrub that's native to the Himalayan Mountains of Tibet; the goji berry is now grown in many other countries as well. Although they have only been introduced to Western countries in recent years, goji berries have been used for thousands of years in Tibet and China, both as a culinary and medicinal ingredient. Unique among fruits because they contain all essential amino acids, goji berries also have the highest concentration of protein of any fruit.
Goji berries are perhaps the most nutritious food on the earth; it has been nicknamed “the longevity fruit”. Goji is an “adaptogen,” a term used in the world of medicinal plants to describe a substance with a combination of therapeutic actions on the human body.
The health benefits of goji berries include:
Tibetan Medicine includes these berries in the treatment of kidney problems, liver problems, to lower cholesterol, lower blood pressure, cleanse the blood, eye problems, skin rashes, psoriasis, depression, allergies, insomnia, chronic liver disease, diabetes and tuberculosis.
They are also loaded with vitamin C, contain more carotenoids than any other food, have twenty-one trace minerals, and are high in fiber.
Boasting 15 times the amount of iron found in spinach, as well as calcium, zinc, selenium and many other important trace minerals, there is no doubt that the humble goji berry is a nutritional powerhouse.
Contains omega-6 linoleic fatty acid that regulates hormones and promotes body fat loss.
It’s a good source of polysaccharides that fortify the immune system.
The goji berry is nature’s richest food source of antioxidant carotenoids such as beta-carotene; goji berries contain more beta-carotene then carrots.
Goji berries contain two key nutrients that support vision: lutein and zexanthin. Studies show that consuming high amounts of lutein and zeaxanthin lowers the risk for developing age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, and other eye diseases.
Goji berries are a complete protein source, and contain nineteen different amino acids and all eight essential amino acids (such as adrenal-supporting phenylalanine and serotonin-building tryptophan).
Goji berries help our bodies produce choline, an essential nutrient that combats free-radical damage linked to neurological degeneration and Alzheimer’s disease.
Hemp is a commonly used term for high-growing varieties of the Cannabis plant and its products, which include fiber, oil, and seed. Hemp is related to marijuana, but they are two separate varieties of Cannabis.
Hemp is a tough plant believed to originate in Central Asia. It can be grown in practically any ecosystem in the world and does not require any of the herbicide or pesticide that used to keep weak plants alive.
Hempseeds naturally sprouts on the hemp plant late in the growing season and it has been considered as a superfood due to high nutrient content. Hempseed is a complete protein source and has the highest percentage of essential fatty acids of nearly any seed on Earth.
The health benefits of hempseed:
Hempseed contain all the essential amino acids and essential fatty acids necessary to maintain healthy human life. With a 33 to 37 % pure digestible protein, is one of nature's richest source of complete protein.
Because hempseed is the world's best source of globulin-building protein Edestin, eating hempseed will ensure the body has the reservoir of globulin resources necessary to transport raw materials and support the immune system and immune response.
Approximately 47% of each hempseed is comprised of good fats, with an ideal balance of omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acid, which may reduce cholesterol, blood pressure, coronary heart disease and stroke. Also an outstanding source of omega-9 fatty acid.
Hemp excels at absorbing minerals from the soil. It is an excellent source of major trace minerals.
In addition to containing the basic human nutrients, hempseeds have a high content of vitamin E.
Hempseed is a good source of brain building, liver-supporting lecithin.
Like spirulina, contains the super anti-inflamatory, essential fatty acid known as gamma-linoleic acid (GLA)
Maca is a potent, ancient Peruvian superfood that was used by indigenous Andean societies as a source of nourishment and healing for thousands of years. It is one of the only food plants in the world that is able to thrive at such a high altitude. Maca, and more specifically the root of the plant, has a long history as a superfood.
The health benefits of maca:
Maca, like the goji berry, reishi mushroom, asparagus root, rhodiola, ginseng, AFA algae, and other superfoods and superherbs, is a powerful adaptogen, which means it has the ability to balance and stabilize the body’s glandular-hormonal system, nervous system, cardiovascular system, and musculature.
Maca is known to help us effectively deal with stresses of all types. Because maca increases blood oxygen content it helps to alleviate the environmental stress of altitude sickness (the volume of oxygen at 18,000 feet elevation is typically half of what it is at sea level). When used along with coca tea, nearly all symptoms of altitude sickness can be alleviated in less than an hour.
Peruvian biologist Gloria Chacon de Popovici, PhD, suggests that maca acts on the hypothalamus and pituitary glands as well as the adrenals. She has theorized that by activating these endocrine glands, maca is able to increase energy, vitality, and libido.
Other uses for maca have also shown promising benefits to health such as relief of fatigue and the reduction of menopausal symptoms in women.
For both men and women alike, skin problems such as acne have been drastically improved with the use of maca.
Maca has been shown to stimulate thyroid function, most likely due to its hormone balancing properties. Maca also contains iodine, which can positively affect thyroid function.
Matcha is created from grinding young green tea leaves into a fine powder. Green tea is made from Camellia sinensis leaves that have undergone minimal oxidation during processing. Green tea originated in China, but its production has spread to many countries in Asia.
Tea consumption has its legendary origins in China dating back to over 4,000 years ago, making it the oldest herbal tea known.
The consumption of matcha originated in Japan centuries ago. By ingesting the whole tea leaves as matcha, the nutrients from the entire leaf are retained and concentrated; one cup of matcha is equal to ten cups of brewed green tea in terms of nutritional content.
Green tea not only provides peace and serenity, it can actually make you healthier and fight diseases. It can even help with weight loss.
The health benefits of matcha include:
One of the primary reasons for the popularity and consumption of all kinds of tea by human civilizations is its stimulating effect. This effect is due to the caffeine and tannins present within the tea leaves.
L-theanine is an amino acid naturally found in tea leaves. It is this substance that is thought to provide a relaxing and tranquilizing effect and be a great benefit to tea drinkers. It also aids in concentration and focus.
Matcha has been shown to improve blood flow and lower cholesterol. Many studies found that matcha can help prevent a range of heart-related issues.
Matcha seems to help keep blood sugar stable in people with diabetes.
Is very rich in antioxidants. The catechin polyphenols present in green tea are hugely responsible for the antioxidizing effects.
Antiviral and antibacterial. Tea catechins are strong antibacterial and antiviral agents, which make them effective for treating everything from influenza to cancer.
Boosts the strength of the immune system.
Also helps people lose weight by enhancing the rate of metabolism, thereby promoting a faster consumption of the fat storage of the body.
Excellent stamina and endurance booster.
Spirulina are freshwater-growing, alkaline-environment, microscopic blue-green algae that have been living on the planet since the appearance of life on Earth.
The name "spirulina" is derived from the Latin word for "helix" or "spiral"; denoting the physical configuration of the organism when it forms swirling, microscopic strands. Spirulina is being developed as the "food of the future" because of its amazing ability to synthesize high-quality concentrated food more efficiently than any other algae.
The health benefits of spirulina:
Most notably, spirulina is 65 to 71 percent complete protein, with all essential amino acids in perfect balance. In comparison, beef is only 22 percent protein.
Spirulina contains omegas 3, 6, and 9 fatty acids, and is especially high in omega-3s.
Spirulina is extremely high in chlorophyll, which helps remove toxins from the blood and boost the immune system.
Spirulina is rich in a brilliant blue polypeptide known as phycocyanin. This blue pigment helps induce the production of more stem cells found in bone marrow.
Spirulina has a very high concentration of bio-available iron and is excellent during pregnancy and for those with anemia and will not cause constipation like most iron supplements. The proteins and nutrients in spirulina are very bioavailable and easy to absorb.
Spirulina is also incredibly high in calcium with over 26 times the calcium in milk, making it excellent for children, the elderly, and during pregnancy.
Spirulina also contains several bioavailable forms of the mineral sulfur. A good source of dietary sulfur such as spirulina will improve the immune system, physical strength, flexibility, agility, complexion, hair’s luster, speed of healing, and the functionality of the liver and pancreas.
Spirulina can bind with heavy metals in the body and help remove them.
Spirulina can increase fat burning during exercise.
Turmeric is an ancient root that has been used for its healing properties for centuries. Turmeric comes from the rhizome (rootstock) of the Curcuma longa plant. To manufacture it, the roots of the plant are boiled, dried and then ground into a powder. Traditionally used in Chinese and Indian folk medicine, turmeric has amazing benefits and is able to treat a wide range of illnesses.
The health benefits of turmeric:
Turmeric can help prevent prostate cancer, stop the growth of existing prostate cancer and even destroy cancer cells
The anti-inflammatory properties in turmeric are great for treating both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. In addition, turmeric’s antioxidant property destroys free radicals in the body that damage body cells.
Turmeric can be used in the treatment of diabetes by helping to moderate insulin levels. It also improves glucose control and increases the effect of medications used to treat diabetes. Another significant benefit is turmeric’s effectiveness in helping reduce insulin resistance, which may prevent the onset of type-2 diabetes. However, when combined with strong medications, turmeric can cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). It is best to consult a healthcare professional before taking turmeric capsules.
Research has proven that simply using turmeric as a food seasoning can reduce serum cholesterol levels. It is a known fact that high cholesterol can lead to other serious health problems. Maintaining a proper cholesterol level can prevent many cardiovascular diseases.
Turmeric contains a substance known as lipopolysaccharide, which helps stimulate the body’s immune system. Its antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal agents also help strengthen the immune system. A strong immune system lessens the chance of suffering from colds, flu and coughs. If you do get a cold, a cough or the flu, you can feel better sooner by mixing one teaspoon of turmeric powder in a glass of warm milk and drinking it once daily.
Brain inflammation is suspected to be one of the leading causes of cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease. Turmeric supports overall brain health by aiding in the removal of plaque build-up in the brain and improving the flow of oxygen. This can also prevent or slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
Turmeric is a kind of natural liver detoxifier. The liver detoxifies the blood through the production of enzymes and turmeric increases production of these vital enzymes. These vital enzymes break down and reduce toxins in the body.