Adaptogens might be new to you but in reality they are anything but. This class of herbs, plants and mushrooms have been used for centuries in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Ayurveda to treat everything from chronic fatigue, stress and digestive issues to skin health, hormonal imbalances and so much more.
Spirulina is a blue-green freshwater microalgae that packs one heck of a nutritional punch. It’s often confused with chlorella, a cousin for lack of better terms, that is quite similar but has some notable differences. You can read all about chlorella here in our superfood spotlight! The health benefits of spirulina range from boosting your metabolism to heavy metal detoxification. Below we’ll discuss these benefits plus three other top reasons why you should be adding spirulina to your daily routine!
Everyone could benefit from more energy and some heavy metal detox right? The answer is (mostly) always yes. If you’re looking to add an energizing boost to your day and help your body rid itself of heavy metals like lead and mercury, all while promoting healthy, glowing skin - chlorella might be what you’re looking for!
We’ve all heard about the importance of getting enough protein to help build muscles, the importance of carbs to help fuel our bodies and the importance of fat for pretty much every other bodily function - but one thing that definitely needs to hold an equal amount of importance on your plate is: fiber.