Mushrooms: From Myths to Facts
The truth is that fungi have many medicinal properties and, after being washed and well prepared, can provide us with key compounds that are found almost nowhere else, such as Betaglucan.
Probiotics: The Missing Gem for Radiant Skin
Probiotics are living microorganisms that can change the health status of our intestines just by their presence. They are bacteria that act in "symbiosis" improving the absorption and nutrition of our body, but also generating other positive effects.
The Ume plum is one of the healthiest fruits because of its high content of beneficial compounds. For centuries it has been consumed as a delicacy in some regions of the world, however, its best quality may be its ability to purify and improve our state of health.
Enzymes are catalysts, small molecules that break down proteins, carbohydrates and fats, but are known to "speed up" the metabolic processes in our body. These molecules facilitate the absorption of nutrients, but also regulate various chemical reactions in our body.
The foundation for the delicate health balance is given by the mother through birth and breastfeeding. However, with Today's Modern Lifestyle, the Bacteria Ratio has changed to 85 % bad bacteria. With a drop in Good Bacteria in your Gut, the Yeast in your Body is Activated! This Vicious Cycle Continues and infection of the gastrointestinal system may bring upon many illnesses to your body. To Break this Cycle, "balance" our Gut and restore our Bodies back to its Optimum Youthful Condition, we need Good Probiotics!
Your digestive tract is probably the most under appreciated system of your body, often ignored until its screams of discontent become loud enough to grab your attention. By the time your gut reaches this degree of disgruntlement, the problems have usually been developing for months — or years — and are challenging to resolve.
In Ancient Japan, the Samurai’s used to carry pouches of Umeboshi extract pills when they go into battle. Learn the secrets to why millions of Japanese still revere this as the “diamond of fruits”. Japanese ume plum (Umeboshi) has been used in Japanese and Chinese medicine for centuries. Japanese Ume is bigger, rounder and richer in nutrients compared to the Chinese and Taiwanese varieties. A 1,000 year old Japanese medical text discussed the use of the umeboshi in the prevention of fatigue, to purify water, rid the body of toxins and cure specific diseases such as dysentery, typhoid and food poisoning.
You could argue that more people need to eat more vegetables. Or that as a nation, we would be healthier if we replaced unhealthy fats with healthy fats. But one thing you may not hear is that we need to eat more fermented foods.