Spirulina is a unicellular, aquatic blue-green algae.  They belong to a group known as cyanobacteria and thrive in warm, alkaline water.  They floursh and are able to survive an extreme range of temperatures because of their ability to utilize the sun's energy and the water's minerals to grow. Spirulina is named for its swirling, microscopic strands. Spirulina means helix in Latin.  Spirulina lacks a cell wall, so its nutrients are…
Beet root (Beta vulgaris) is a plant belonging to the Amaranthaceae-Chenopodiaceae family. A great number of varieties of plant species exist but the most common are the red root the spinach beet and the sugar beet. The cultivation of beets dates back to the Ancient world of Babylonia. Beet root causes an increase in the body of healthy or HDL-cholesterol. A rise in HDL causes the atheroma within arteries to…
Sun mushrooms (Agaricus blazei) are unique in that they are the only  medicinal mushroom without a history of use in Asia. It does however have a long history of use in Brazil and is used as a longevity tonic. The active ingredient in A. blazei is a unique beta-glucan complex that activates the immune system by binding to T-lymphocytes and granulocytes, two cells responsible for fighting infections and repressing cancer…