Holistik Health

Author - Mat Robar

Superfoods 101 – What is Maca & Maca Health Benefits

Personally, if a food was good enough for the ancient warriors of the Incan civilization I figure there has to be something to it….

Enter the Maca Root.

This amazing root has been linked to numerous health and well being benefits including energy, stamina and even fertility!

Watch the Superfoods 101 video now and get informed.

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Superfoods 101 – Moringa Oleifera

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It goes by many names: Moringa, Malunggay, The Drumstick Tree, The Horseradish Tree, The Tree of Life and more.

Now its time to learn the facts about moringa in our next installment of the Superfood 101 series.

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Moringa Oleifera Growing Wild in Kenya

On a recent trip to Africa, we found ourselves in Malindi, Kenya.

A little habit of mine, where ever I end up is to check out the local foliage and fauna to see whats growing out there. Much to my surprise, on this one square acre plot by the beach I was able to find two of my favorite trees, the Moringa Oleifera Tree.

I would go into all the specifics in this post on why the tree is so beneficial, but its really interesting to see the different growth patterns you can see on this tree if not properly maintained for cultivation.

Check it out and to learn more about moringa check out our in depth moringa post here.

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Vegucated Movie Trailer

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Have you ever thought about going VEGAN?

Just the thought almost scares a lot of people and even some vegetarians are hesitant.

Well a new movie just came out by Kind Green Planet called “Vegucated” and is about 3 non-vegans going on a journey to no animal products for 45 days.

Check out the Vegucated trailer and help spread the word.

The Carrot Vs The Twinkie……

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If you are like a lot of people who are interested in eating better and living a healthier life, you have no doubt seen the vast disparity in cost between good foods and bad ones. It essentially makes it harder for people with lower incomes to maintain a healthy diet because of the way our food system is setup. This is the cycle that we currently find ourselves in, one of obesity, diabeties and record profits from drug and mass food producers.

This is a prime understanding that you must grasp if you want to truly “get” what is happening with health and food in our country and around the world.

The video below does a great job explaining why its much much cheaper to produce a Twinkie than a Carrot.

Goji 101- What They Aren’t Telling You About Goji Berries

You have no doubt heard of Goji.  The small little red Himalayan Goji berry has grown from literal non-existence on an international scale to being the worlds most widely used nutritional supplement worldwide, and with good reason.

So if your ready to learn about the famed Goji Berry, go ahead and watch the Goji 101 video below.

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How Mushrooms Are Saving The World…..Again!

Business never stops right?

So what does that mean for the environment when we are shipping packages all over the world?

Exactly, a whole lot of packing materials, often made from synthetic chemicals or non-renewable resources.

Until now.

Now there is a company call Ecovative leading the way in eco-friendly packaging materials.

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What is most interesting about Ecovative  is that they do not “make” their packaging materials, they “grow them!”

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