Coffee is one of the most consumed beverage in the world, second only to water. In most countries around the world, coffee drinkers outnumber tea drinkers—exceptions include China, the United Kingdom, and Turkey while in Japan, both drinks are equally popular. It is well known in many cultures that tea, specifically green tree, has numerous health benefits, but does coffee also promote good health?
Alternative Eating Lifestyles
September 26 2017
Many different eating styles have become popular lately, so it can be tricky to tell them apart. Each eating lifestyle comes with its own unique health benefits, but they all have different sets of rules. Keep reading to learn more about how the raw food, vegan, vegetarian, paleo and gluten-free eating lifestyles work and discover a new favorite recipe.
Madre Labs Zenbu Meal Replacement Shake Recipes
September 21 2017
In today's fast-paced world, many people do not have the time to sit down and eat a meal. Often, people are in a hurry and end up skipping a meal. This is not a good idea because it could lead to excessive hunger and poor food choices later in the day. Skipping meals also has adverse effects on metabolism, energy and mood. Instead of skipping a meal, a person could enjoy a meal replacement shake made with the Madre Labs Zenbu Meal Replacement Powder.
Fungiology Reishi Hot Tea Recipe
September 12 2017
Fungiology Reishi tablets are rishi mushrooms in a convenient powder form. Reishi mushrooms have been historically shown to boost the immune system's response to different types of bacteria, fungi, virus and other bodily threats. Take them by mouth or brew up this delicious reishi hot tea recipe.
iHerb Customer Smoothie Recipes
September 5 2017
Recently, we asked iHerb customers to share their favorite smoothie recipes featuring iHerb grocery items. Out of multiple entries, we chose the following to share with you. Enjoy!
The Difference Between Brewer’s Yeast and Nutritional Yeast
August 29 2017
Learn the difference between brewer’s and nutritional yeast.
Deactivated yeast is a single-celled fungus that's full of nutritional value. Brewer's yeast and nutritional yeast are both a form of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, and they are commonly sold in health food stores, but they're very different in terms of flavor and nutrients.
Acne, Sugar, Dairy and Bad Fats
August 23 2017
Acne is clearly associated with diet. Strongly linked to acne is a diet high in refined carbohydrates, dairy, and the wrong type of fats. In Westernized societies, acne is a nearly universal skin disease afflicting 79% to 95% of teenagers. In men and women older than 25 years, 40% to 54% still have some degree of facial acne. In contrast, acne is extremely rare in societies consuming healthful traditional diets.
The Brain and Obesity
August 21 2017
As scientists strive to find answers to the modern epidemic of obesity-related health problems, they are discovering a complex system within the brain that is playing a huge role in fueling the lower quality of life and dramatic rise in health-care costs that are the consequences of this epidemic.
Madre Labs CocoCeps Frozen Hot Chocolate
August 15 2017
Dark cocoa is excellent when providing heart and cardiovascular support. Madre Labs CocoCeps Instant Organic Dark Cocoa Beverage is an easy way to enjoy these benefits.
Bone Broth for Inflammation
August 10 2017
Drinking bone broth regularly can be helpful in reducing the levels of inflammation in the whole body. This hot drink is also excellent for healing the gut lining. In this recipe, the benefits of turmeric are enhanced by bringing black pepper into the picture.
Healthy Grilling Tips
July 28 2017
Recent news linking grilled meat to cancer may make you leery about firing up the barbecue this summer. But there are simple ways to stay healthy while still enjoying a backyard cookout.
Cooking with Ghee
July 21 2017
Ghee means "sprinkled" in Sanskrit. It is a type of clarified butter that does not contain water or solids from milk. Ghee first came from the cow, which is a sacred animal in the Hindu religion. For centuries, people have been using ghee in Indian recipes and in a type of holistic medicine called Ayurvedic. The clarified butter supposedly has a healing property called Rasayana, or the ability to make a person's lifespan longer. The book used by Ayurvedic doctors, "Susruta Samhita," says that it is good for the entire body. The use of ghee began in India and quickly spread to the Middle East and Asia centuries ago.
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