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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.

Today’s common use of Guarana is in energy drinks, sports nutrition drinks and weight loss supplements to support weight loss by...

Fri, 2016-06-17

Hemp seeds are the seeds of the hemp plant. They contain more than 30 percent fat.They are exceptionally rich in two essential fatty acids: Omega-6 and Omega-3 which are known for their heart protecting properties.

Hemp seeds are a great source of protein, since more than 25 percent of their total calories are from high-quality protein; that is considerably more than similar foods like chia seeds and flaxseeds, which provide about 16–18 percent.

The protein content...

Fri, 2016-06-10

Turmeric comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant and has a tough brown skin and a deep orange flesh. Turmeric has long been used as a powerful anti-inflammatory in both the Chinese and Indian systems of medicine. Turmeric was traditionally called "Indian saffron" because of its deep yellow-orange color and has been used throughout history as a condiment, healing remedy and textile dye.

It is rich in manganese, iron, vitamin B6, fiber.

Curcumin is the main...

Fri, 2016-06-03

Coconut water is a clear liquid that is tapped from the center of young, green coconuts. It is naturally refreshing and has a sweet, nutty taste. It contains easily digested carbohydrate in the form of sugar and electrolytes. (Do not confuse it with high-fat coconut milk or oil).

It contains approximately 46 calories per cup.

The primary nutrient in coconut water is potassium (600 mg per cup: 12% DV) making it a high electrolyte beverage. Because it contains a similar...

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