Health and Nutrition

Medicinal Mushrooms Day 4: Reishi

Today, we’re going to tell you all about the “mushroom of immortality,” or the reishi mushroom. Here are five reasons to tap into the ancient health-supportive properties of reishi…


Medicinal Mushrooms Day 3: Cordyceps

Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners have used cordyceps mushrooms for centuries. Here are five ways cordyceps mushrooms can boost your health…


Medicinal Mushrooms Day 2: Chaga

Chaga mushrooms grow on birch trees across the Northern Hemisphere. There are some serious health benefits packed into this weird-looking superfood.


Medicinal Mushrooms Day 1: Shiitake

The shiitake mushroom has been used medicinally throughout Asia for thousands of years. But here’s what has us really excited about shiitake mushrooms…


This Will Make You Green With… Health

Drug-resistant bacteria is critical threat to human health. A new study from the University of Surrey in the U.K. looked at the antioxidant epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). Researchers found that it may help eliminate antibiotic-resistant bacteria. So where can you find this powerful antioxidant EGCG?


Urgent Warning for Zantac Users

This popular heartburn medication is being pulled from drugstore shelves. Shockingly, the FDA hasn’t issued a recall on the drug… or even suggested people stop taking it. Here’s what you need to know.


The Ancient Herb With Anti-Cancer Benefits… and More

It’s one of the most popular herbal medicines in the world, with uses dating back centuries. And it could give your immune system a boost.


Stiff Competition for Superfoods

Adaptogens are a group of herbs and mushrooms that have seemingly magical abilities to help our bodies handle stressors. They can “adapt” their functionality according of the specific needs of the body. These needs can be physical, chemical or even biological.

They can also aide your immune system and help with exercise warmup and recovery.


Kom-Bu-What? This Unusual Beverage Packs a Healthy Punch

Grocery stores all over the country have ramped up their selection of an unusual but healthy beverage that packs a powerful punch.