Monthly Archives: January 2016

Chlorella Versus Spirulina: A Showdown of the Green Algae Superfoods

By Heather McClees Reference: http://www.onegreenplanet.org/natural-health/chlorella-versus-spirulina-a-showdown-of-the-green-algae-superfoods/   Ten years ago, if you’d told me I’d be in love with a sea algae, I probably would have laughed and called you insane. In fact, I remember the first time I even saw and smelled spirulina, I almost lost my lunch. But keep in mind, this was before the days of green juices and smoothies ...

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Algae DHA

Is Algae DHA As Healthy as Fish Oil DHA?

Is Algae DHA As Healthy as Fish Oil DHA? By Mark Anthony Reference: http://www.foodprocessing.com/articles/2012/algae-dha-healthy-as-fish-oil/   By now, many of the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids have been well established, particularly their actions as anti-inflammatory agents and their tendency to reduce the potential for blood clots by decreasing platelet aggregation (otherwise known as the tendency of platelets in the blood to clump). ...

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Spirulina Chocolate Peppermint Bites

By Kaitlin Condon Reference: http://www.superfoodliving.com/spirulina-chocolate-peppermint-bites   Spirulina is an incredible food worthy of the superfood title. A blue-green algae known as a cyanobacteria, spirulina is now one of the most researched superfoods along with it’s similar sister, chlorella. Most often used in green superfood powders, energy bars, and supplements, spirulina is so beneficial to health that you will want to add it ...

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Detox Diets: Do These “Cleanses” Really Work?

Do These “Cleanses” Really Work? By Adda Bjarnadottir, MS Reference: http://authoritynutrition.com/detox-diets-101/   What is a Detox? Detox diets are generally short-term dietary interventions designed to eliminate toxins from the body. A typical detox diet involves a period of fasting, followed by a strict diet of fruit, vegetables, fruit juices and water. Sometimes a detox also includes herbs, teas, supplements and ...

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