Superfoods

Superfoods are functional foods, mostly plants that are nutritionally dense and with numerous health benefits, such as anticancerous, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial benefits.

matcha superfood

Matcha

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Superfoods
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Published November 10, 2018
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Updated November 12, 2018
Tea has been consumed over centuries for its warmth, taste, its health benefits and, over time, it has developed culture and spiritual traditions. Today tea is the second most consumed beverage globally, right after water, and matcha, powdered tencha green tea is ever increasing in popularity. Matcha has numerous health benefits, it primarily works as […]
Cabbage

Cabbage

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Superfoods
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Published March 5, 2018
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Updated November 16, 2018
Cabbage is a flowering, four-petaled vegetable, part of the cruciferous and Brassica family of plants. Most cruciferous vegetables are in the cabbage family, varieties taking the appearance of a head, whereas other only have areal leaves such as Kale – which is a type of cabbage. (Loguidice, C.T., Markman, M., Lammersfeld, C., 2013) (Higdon, J., […]
Lion's Mane - Brain Superfood

Lion’s Mane – Brain Superfood

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Superfoods
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Published August 7, 2017
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Updated November 12, 2018
Yamabushitake, also known as  Lion’s Mane, is a white, hairy, edible and medicinal mushroom or fungus. Scientifically known as Hericium erinaceus it is native to Eastern Asia, where it has a long culinary and medicinal history in both China and Japan. In the wild, they grow on logs and the stumps of dead hardwood trees such as […]
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