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Hemp Can Save the World

March 7, 2012 | Nutiva, ELEVATE, The Luminaries, Aishah and Clayton Joseph Scott have teamed up for part 2 of ELEVATE’s Solution Series. This series is intended to mix music, information, and education to bring awareness to globally significant issues and their solutions. Nutiva has been helping better the planet through the distribution of high quality sustainable products out to the world. This video was made to show all the benefits...

What are Mung Beans

November 24, 2011 | The first time I’ve heard of Mung beans was earlier this year, when I was doing a cleanse with Vanessa Kudrat. When you’re on a cleanse with no meat, dairy, eggs, gluten and sugar, you have to get creative, otherwise you might get bored quickly. So Vanessa gave me recipes – a few of them every week – so that I could have both variety and flavor, and with the help of my friend Heidi (who did most of...

What are Goji Berries

April 4, 2011 | Goji berries, also known as Wolfberries, grow on an evergreen shrub found in temperate and subtropical regions in China, Mongolia and in the Himalayas in Tibet. They are in the nightshade (Solonaceae) family. Goji berries are usually found dried. They are shriveled red berries that look like red raisins. Goji berries have been used for 6,000 years by herbalists in China, Tibet and India to: protect the liver help...

What is Hempseed

March 30, 2011 | Seeds of the plant cannabis sativa, hemp seed, contain all the essential amino acids and essential fatty acids necessary to maintain healthy human life. No other single plant source has the essential amino acids in such an easily digestible form, nor has the essential fatty acids in as perfect a ratio to meet human nutritional needs. The seeds can be eaten raw, ground into a meal, sprouted, made into hemp milk (akin to soy...

What is Quinoa

March 19, 2011 | Quinoa is a whole grain complete food (contains all the amino acids) that the ancient Incas thought sacred. Their warriors used it while out in battle and its name means “mother grain.” I love quinoa because it cooks quickly, and is extremely versatile. It can be added to cold salads, eaten in the place of rice, and spooned into soups. Here is a quick way to cook quinoa. Keep it on hand so that it’s ready whenever...

The Bliss Bar

March 15, 2011 | The Bliss Bar is a 501 c(3) non-profit seva (volunteer-run) food and fun organization dedicated to elevating consciousness and sharing tools for a Bliss-FULL life. They specialize in the most vital food service available on the planet, as well as teaching and training people of all ages about the benefits of Organic, Vegan, Superfood and Living Bliss Lifestyles. In 2005 the founders – Keval Bliss and Bhagvant Khalsa...

What are Super Foods

March 15, 2011 | Superfood is a term used to describe food with high phytonutrient content and other power-packed nutrient values that are massively abundant and bio-available to the human organism. For example, blueberries are often considered a superfood (or superfruit) because they contain significant amounts of antioxidants, anthocyanins, vitamin C, manganese and dietary fiber. Superfoods are vibrant, nutritionally dense foods that have...

Essential Living Foods

March 10, 2011 | Essential Living Foods’ mission is to promote health and wellbeing in our customers (by delivering great tasting, highest quality superfoods, foods extremely high in antioxidants and other nutrients that enhance health and performance), of our planet (through promotion and support of organic agriculture and ecological business practices), our employees (by striving to create a healthy and rewarding work environment), and...
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