USDA certified organic

Jessica Qussar @ 2021-03-18 09:50:43 -0700

The Real Deal behind the seal. Few things are guaranteed in life, but when you see the USDA Organic seal on a food or beverage in the US, you can rest assured that it earned its certification and the right to bear that seal as it is one of the most highly regulated and monitored food system in the US. Organic farming ensures safe and ethical practices are used and that the land is left better than before.  In order to bear the USDA Organic seal, strict standards set and maintained by the US government must be followed according to...

what is an antioxidant and what do they do?

Ognjen Knaus @ 2021-03-18 02:27:21 -0700

Antioxidants are substances that can prevent or slow cell damage in our bodies by fighting free radicals. They basically scavenge our bodies looking for free radicals to fight!   So… what are Free Radicals? Free radicals are harmful, unstable molecules produced by our bodies as it reacts to unhealthy aspects of our environment and processes food that’s not great for us. If we don’t get rid of them efficiently, they cause “oxidative stress” which wreaks havoc on our health.   We produce free radicals when we’re exposed to things that harm us like cigarette smoke, pollution and UV rays from the sun and...


Ognjen Knaus @ 2021-03-18 02:26:43 -0700

Polyphenols are compounds that naturally occur in plants. Certain plant-based foods including herbs, spices, tea and wine are great sources of polyphenols.  Polyphenols are considered a micronutrient and are powerful antioxidants with lots of potential health benefits and are easy to get through a healthy diet.  Polyphenols are thought to have many health benefits, including:  Raised immunity  Reduced inflammation Managed blood pressure levels Vascular health Controlled blood sugar levels and lowered diabetic risk Lowered risk of heart disease Healthy digestion Supporting brain health Sources of Polyphenols: Tea (green or black) mymuse organic enhanced teas Cloves Cocoa powder and dark chocolate...

vitamin A

Ognjen Knaus @ 2021-03-18 02:26:16 -0700

Have you ever wondered why people say eating carrots helps you see in the dark? There’s some truth in there, and the answer involves Vitamin A! (Fun Fact: Our bodies convert the beta carotene in carrots to Vitamin A which supports eye health.) Vitamin A is a vitamin with antioxidant properties and is essential to the body for growth and development (at the cellular level) as well as immune function, vision and reproduction.  Benefits Vision: Vitamin A is as an essential component of the protein that absorbs light in the retinal receptors and it supports the normal functioning of different...

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