Mangosteen Review: Information On Its Benefits
What is Mangosteen? Mangosteen is Garcinia mangostana, a fruit-bearing tree native to Southeast Asia. The fruit has been dubbed the “Queen of Fruits,” thanks to its delicately-flavored white pulp, although it’s the surrounding—and inedible—pericarp (i.e., the...read more
Goji Berries / Wolfberries Review: Benefits and Information
Goji berries are the fruits of Lycium barbarum—an Asian shrub cultivated for both food and medicine. Also known as “wolfberries,” the tart, orange-red fruits are traditionally eaten fresh or dried; or used to make juice, wine or tea. Goji berries have become quite...read more
Maqui Berry: Is Maqui the Ultimate Superfruit?
By now you’ve undoubtedly seen a number of ads, “informational” articles and blog posts touting the amazing virtues of the maqui berry. According to “The University of Google,” maqui berry products can miraculously help you shed excess weight and...read more
Bilberry Extract Review: What are its Benefits?
Bilberry Extract is produced from the fruit of Vaccinium myrtillus—a shrub closely related to blueberry. Bilberries have traditionally been used as both food and medicine: the fresh fruit is commonly made into preserves and pies; while dried preparations and extracts are used...read more
Chlorella Review & Information: Is Chlorella A True SuperFood?
Chlorella is a type of edible algae. It’s a single-celled organism that grows in water and has a high nutritional value. Two species are typically grown for human consumption: Parachlorella beyerinckii (aka Chlorella vulgaris) and Chlorella pyrenoidosa. By the early...read more
Milk Thistle (Silymarin): Benefits and Side Effects
A short, wide, prickly plant known as milk thistle (Silybum marianum) is the source of a popular herbal remedy that is widely used to support healthy liver function. Milk thistle is an invasive species that, ironically, can be toxic to grazing cattle. The seeds, however, are...read more