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The humble mushroom has been used in Eastern medicine for thousands of years and is becoming more popular in the West. Years of scientific research have demonstrated their many health advantages—they are undoubtedly a superfood that can positively impact your health.
In this article, we take a deep dive into six of the healthiest and best-tasting mushrooms you should be taking right now.
The maca root has been used for thousands of years as a natural aphrodisiac and herbal medicine. Now, research today is beginning to confirm what people have known for centuries: this little root is a powerhouse when it comes to sex drive, mood, energy, and overall vitality.
Here are all of the many reasons we love the maca root, plus how to reap the maca benefits by choosing a good supplement.
Have you ever felt consistently stressed out? Sadly, chronic stress is a common side effect of being human in the modern world. But as ordinary as it may seem, chronic stress isn’t exactly natural. When you feel stressed on a more-or-less regular basis, real health issues begin to emerge.
The “Energy level” we speak of in common conversation pinpoints how you feel on the exhaustion scale. We have low energy when we don’t feel up to riding our bike, go for a swim, or play a round of golf. Alternatively, when you’re focused and ready for whatever comes, you have “energy to burn.” If low energy is not resolved, it can stress essentially any bodily system. So, if you’re even a bit short on energy, it’s important to resolve it. This is where mushrooms can help!
Potassium is the third most abundant mineral in the body. It is important in keeping the body hydrated and for maintaining the electrolyte balance. It is necessary for the function of several organs, including the heart, kidneys, brain and muscular tissues, and works with sodium to support cellular function. Unfortunately, many children and adults in the U.S and developed nations are suffering from low potassium.
Spirulina is a cyanobacterium or blue-green algae, a large and diverse group of simple, plant-like organisms found in salt water and some large fresh water lakes. Spirulina is a super food source favored by the ancient Aztecs. Nutrient dense, it provides higher levels of key antioxidants, enzymes, vitamins and minerals than 5 servings of fruits and vegetables.