Guarana : The Latino Super Fruit

Fri, 2016-07-01

Guarana is a plant of the Amazon, found mainly in Venezuela. The fruits are small, bright-red, and contain black seeds.

The health benefits associated to this plant are the ability to burn fat and increase energy, among others. It has been shown several times - through clinical studies - that Guarana can improve memory and alertness also.

Alfalfa: The Father Of All Foods

Fri, 2016-07-08

The alfalfa plant is primarily native to Asia, and is considered to be one of the first known herbs to mankind. It is also called "The father of all foods."

It is a plant highly rich in essential vitamins and minerals because it has an unusual, extensive root system that can reach as far as 10 meters into the soil. This is what allows the plant to absorb more vitamins and minerals than the average plant.

What Are Alkalising Foods?

Fri, 2016-07-15

The pH scale measures how acidic or alkalizing a substance is. The pH scale ranges from 0 to 14. A pH of higher than 7 is alkalizing (also called basic). A pH less than 7 is acidic and a pH of 7 is considered neutral.

In order for our bodies to maintain the best living environment, the optimal level of pH required is close to 7.4. This is at a slightly alkalizing state. Although, 7.36 to 7.44 is also an acceptable range.

Acai: The Top Superfood

Fri, 2016-07-22

The Acai berry is a dark purple color fruit which is similar in shape to a grape.

 

These berries grow in huge clusters near the tops of palm trees, which grow in the Amazon rain forests.

 

Acai berries are considered one of the top superfoods, generally due to their incredible antioxidant properties as well as their many other health benefits.

 

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