Organic Sacha Inchi

What is Sacha Inchi? The Peruvian Peanut

Guest Post by Sasha de Beaussett, B.A., M.Sc. You might have heard of sacha inchi as an up-and-coming superfood. If you have never heard of sacha inchi, it’s about time that you do! Sacha inchi, whose scientific name is Plukenetia volubilis L., is a plant native to the Andean region of South America, particularly in…

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Organic Digest powder

A 5-Minute Introduction to Prebiotics

Guest Post by Sasha de Beaussett, B.A., M.Sc. You have probably heard of prebiotics – maybe even seen them advertised on some foods and supplements. They are the lesser known siblings of probiotics, but just as – if not more important – to gut health. In this quick read, I will give you a good…

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moringa leaf

What is Moringa Leaf?

Do you ever find yourself walking down the supplement aisle thinking, “What the heck is that?” You are not alone. There are countless medicinal herbs and supplements on the market today, and it’s hard to keep up. Whether you’re a seasoned supplement buyer or just starting to explore herbs as medicine, you may not have…

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Rhodiola rosea powder

What is Rhodiola Rosea?

Guest Post by Sasha de Beaussett, B.A., M.Sc. Rhodiola rosea root, also known as rose root or golden root, is a plant that has been used in northern Europe for centuries due to its well-documented medicinal properties, though its properties are not well known in the rest of the world. It usually grows in arctic…

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natural remedies for bloating

Beat the Summer Bloat

For those of us who bloat, summer can seem like torture with the hot sun and the bathing suits – oh, the bathing suits! That’s why we love these tips from Dr. John Cluley, a local gastroenterologist also known as the “Fit Gut MD,” who recently shared his simple solutions to “beat the summer bloat”….

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