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: Reishi

    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.