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Fill Up on Chia Seeds

Fill Up on Chia Seeds

Q: What are chia seeds? A: You’ve probably heard about chia from daytime health shows or on the web. It has been promoted as a diet aid, but there are many reasons to incorporate chia seeds into your diet. Chia (Salvia hispanica) is a species of flow ...
The Beautiful Benefits of Aloe Vera

The Beautiful Benefits of Aloe Vera

Q: What is aloe vera? A: Aloe vera is a short-stemmed succulent plant with thick, fleshy leaves and small white teeth. It’s part of the lily family, or Liliaceae, which is the same family as onions and garlic. Aloe vera has become a staple for health ...
Kombucha: The Living Tea

Kombucha: The Living Tea

Q: What is Kombucha Tea? A: You may have heard of kombucha tea on your favorite health news TV show or in a magazine, but the use of kombucha tea may actually date as far back as 400 AD. It’s said that kombucha tea was originally introduced to the Ja ...
Get in the Spirit with Spirulina

Get in the Spirit with Spirulina

Q: What is Spirulina? A: Spirulina is known throughout the health and wellness community as a green superfood, but why is it green? Spirulina is actually free-floating natural algae (cyanobacterium) and is most often found in small tropical lakes and ...