What are functional foods? Functional foods in the US are generally considered “Any food or food ingredient that may provide a health benefit beyond the traditional nutrients it contains.” Еаtіng funсtіоnаl fооds fоr hеаlth іs аll thе rаgе, so much so that even “normal foods” such as brеаd, snасk bаrs, […]
The last time you’ve probably heard about chlorophyll was in High School science class, but the research behind it is showing how extremely beneficial it is for our health! What is Chlorophyll? Chlorophyll is a green pigment that’s crucial in plant photosynthesis, where sunlight is converted into energy. Research shows […]
Fermented If you’re a kombucha drinker or a kimchi lover, you’ve probably heard this word a time or two. But what does it actually mean?? We’re glad you asked. Fermented foods are foods that have gone through lactofermentation, a process where naturally-occurring bacteria feed on the sugars and starches in […]
We’re sure you’ve probably laid eyes on this buzzword a few times before. Most health food stores are well-stocked with sprouted bread, sprouted flour, sprouted nuts. But what does that really mean??
It seems like you can’t go anywhere these days without hearing buzzwords like “superfood” or “probiotic” or “antioxidant”. Feeling like the last person on earth to know what they actually mean?? You’re not alone, my friend. That’s why we created the buzzword breakdown – a safe space where we lay […]