Top Superfoods for Boosting Energy

Superfoods supply lots of nutrients that may often not be available from crops grown in mineral depleted soils that are common with our monoculture agriculture. They also supply more nutrients and/or antioxidants with less bulk and fewer calories.

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The Top Five Super Foods to Always Keep Stocked in your Pantry

What is a super food? While there is no specific definition for the term, a super food is generally recognized by a few characteristics: high nutritional density and low calories, high fiber, high in omega-3 fatty acids, lots of antioxidant activity, and rich with phytochemicals that have the potential to prevent or even reverse disease.

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Use the Wild-Crafted Chaga Mushroom to Treat Chronic Ailments

The chaga mushroom, or inonotus obliquus, is a medicinal mushroom that grows in northern Europe, Siberia, Asia and North America. It grows for seven years inside the bark of wounded or mature birch trees, and it expresses itself outside the bark in the form of a blossom that looks like burnt coal and feels like cork. Not very sexy, but what chaga can do for you is certainly attractive. Chaga mushroom can be used as a remedy for chronic inflammation, diabetes, hypertension, cancers, stomach illnesses and improving the immune system.

The chaga mushroom is a polypore, which puts it in a category of mushrooms that are mostly edible and always non-poisonous. Chaga is wild-crated and not cultivated which means you will only find the actual mushroom in a forest area. It is important to know your mushrooms when picking them because some mushrooms are not safe or legal to eat. Chaga is both. It is available in the form of capsules, as an extract and in cut, dried pieces at health food stores and natural marts. The extracts and capsules are usually added into a beverage and the cut, dried pieces are brewed to make a tea.

Brewed into a tea, it can be sipped three times a day for ailments such as chronic inflammation. Continue reading

Natural Alternatives to Cancer Treatments

The diagnosis of cancer doesn’t always have to necessitate debilitating treatments in a hospital. Available options include in-home protocols that some licensed practicing physicians offer their patients who want to try to beat cancer naturally.

Gerson Therapy Protocol

The German physician, Max B. Gerson, M.D., developed this highly acclaimed protocol. This therapy entails consuming 13 glasses of fresh, raw carrot/apple and green-leaf juices prepared hourly from fresh, organic fruits and vegetables and three full vegetarian meals, freshly prepared from organically grown fruits, vegetables and whole grains.

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