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.
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.
Reishi Mushrooms, sometimes referred to as the "mushrooms of immortality", another staple in Chinese medicine herbal pharmacy used as a tonic, booster to the immune system, as well as calming and protective medicinal.