Health Benefits of Ascophyllum

Health Benefits of Ascophyllum

Scientific name:  Ascophyllum nodosum Other names: Brown Seaweed, Norwegian kelp Part used: Thallus Origins & Properties A common large brown seaweed, dominant on sheltered rocky shores. The species has long strap like fronds with large...

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The Power of Polyphenols

The Power of Polyphenols

What are Polyphenols?  Polyphenols are phytonutrients that can be found in certain plant foods such as fruits, vegetables, herbs, spices and seeds.  These micronutrients give the plants their specific dark red, purple or blue, vivid colors and...

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Health Benefits of Pineapple

Health Benefits of Pineapple

Scientific name:  Ananas Sativa Other names: Ananas comosus, Pineapple Part used: Fruit Origins & Properties Ananas is a genus of plants in the Bromeliad family, native to South America and Central America. Pineapples contain vitamin C, folic...

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Health Benefits of Green Tea

Health Benefits of Green Tea

Scientific name:  Thea sinensis, Camellia sinensis Part used: Leaves Origins & Properties Tea originated in China, probably near the Yunnan/Vietnam border. Cultivation of the plant then spread through China and into Taiwan and Japan. Camellia...

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Water is your best friend

Water is your best friend

Water is your best friend – Roughly 60% of our body is made of water – Drinking water is essential to your health but also to prevent the side effects of dehydration. We should consume at least 8 glasses of water in a day to maintain...

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Health Benefits of Fucus

Health Benefits of Fucus

Scientific name:  Fucus Vesiculosus Other names: Kelp, Bladderwrack, bladder fucus Part used: Thallus Origins & Properties It lives on rocks, cliffs, beaches of the Atlantic and Mediterranean colder waters. It can take several days out of...

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