What Type of Cinnamon Is Best? 0What kind of cinnamon are you using? Oh, you didn’t know there was more than one?! That’s right, there are different types of cinnamon that grow in different places and all taste slightly different from one another. We’re breaking down the difference between the two most popular types of cinnamon and the benefits of each. Keep reading to find out which cinnamon you should be using!
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Matcha 101- A Cultural Perspective 0If there’s one “superfood” that has become a staple in many households in North America today, it’s matcha. You can find matcha at your favourite coffee shop in the form of a matcha latte, baked into breads and trendy desserts and even listed as an ingredient in skincare. But did you know that the traditional matcha ceremony actually lasted anywhere from 3-4 hours? Do you know how many tools are traditionally used to make a cup of matcha? Are you aware that high quality matcha is made from shade-grown tea leaves and why this is the case? Below we’re breaking down a brief history of matcha and the important traditions that surround it. While matcha continues to be enjoyed in new and innovative ways, it’s vital that we learn where and who it came from in order to maintain a respectful appreciation today.
5 Reasons To Add Spirulina To Your Diet 0Spirulina is a blue-green freshwater microalgae that packs one heck of a nutritional punch. It’s often confused with chlorella, a cousin for lack of better terms, that is quite similar but has some notable differences. You can read all about chlorella here in our superfood spotlight! The health benefits of spirulina range from boosting your metabolism to heavy metal detoxification. Below we’ll discuss these benefits plus three other top reasons why you should be adding spirulina to your daily routine!
Superfood Spotlight: Immunity Blends 0Say hello to your immunity's new sidekicks!
Superfood Spotlight: Cacao Butter 0You’re likely familiar with cocoa butter, a popular skin soothing and nourishing ingredient in so many topical skin care products like lotions and creams. You’ve probably even lathered it on without realizing only to be pleasantly surprised by the faint smell of chocolate on your skin. Did you know that you’ve most definitely also eaten it before too? Cocoa butter is found in pretty much all types of chocolate - dark, white and in between. So what is it good for? Is there a difference between Cocoa and Cacao? What else can you do with it? Keep reading to find out!
5 Superfoods For Better Sleep 0By now we should all know how important sleep is...right? I think we sometimes forget that sleep is one of the most important things we can do for our health. No matter how ‘clean’ your diet is or how many hours are spent in the gym or doing IG live workouts - it can all be for nothing if you’re not getting adequate sleep! Today we’re talking about the benefits of sleep and exploring a few natural remedies to improve the quality of your sleep, which you guessed it, includes certain superfoods!
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