All Things Science, Love, And Self-Care

  • Ingredient Spotlight: Dark Chocolate

    Cacao helps reduce inflammation. It is high in iron, potassium, protein and magnesium and full of antioxidants. Polyphenols in cocoa, may reduce your risk of neuro-degenerative diseases by improving brain function and blood flow. It has cancer protective properties and is anti-bacterial.

    Cacao also has positive effects on mood, reduces stress and improves contentment by helping convert tryptophan into mood stabilizing serotonin.
  • Ingredient Spotlight: Figs

    From jams, to salads, to gourmet sauces, to convenient snacks, figs have been consumed for pleasure for centuries. They are sweet and delicious, but also pack a nutritional punch. Let's look at why we should be including figs in our diets.
  • Ingredient Spotlight: Epimedium AKA Horny Goat Weed

    Epimedium is categorized as strengthening and tonifying herb and used in Chinese medicine to treat impotence and infertility, urinary frequency, forgetfulness and painful cold lower back and knees.
  • Ingredient Spotlight: Shiitake

    Studies have shown that eating Shiitake mushrooms regularly improve overall well-being and encourage longevity, so enjoy them in your soups, stir-fires and our convenient, delicious and mood boosting On-Guard snack.