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Why Is Maca so Good for You?
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Understanding Maca The famous Maca superfood, native to the Andes Mountains, was a regular source of nutrients for the Incan civilisation - one of the oldest on Earth. Grown at extreme altitudes of up to 15,000 ft, it is a truly robust crop that has historically provided a necessary source of food and medicine for isolated communities in the Peruvian Central Andes. Nowadays, this superfood is grown at much lower altitudes and has become widely available to superfood lovers around the world. But why is Maca so good for you? Energy levels As an adaptogenic ingredient, Maca...
How Superfoods are Better than Modern Medicine
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Trust your elders The importance of modern medicine and the part it has played in the development of civilisation as we know it is well known. Whether it’s vaccines that have helped millions avoid communicable diseases, or antibiotics that treat a plethora of bacterial illnesses, it’s hard to imagine a world without these essential provisions. Despite this, many speak of the forgotten wonders of ancient medicinal practices and how superfoods are better than modern medicine. Every corner of the world, from Africa to China, India to South America, will at some point have had to rely on a traditional system...
Can Ashwagandha Help with Stress?
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What is Ashwagandha? A herb made from the roots of a small shrub, used in Ayurveda medicine, Ashwagandha is a member of the nightshade family and is native to India, northern Africa and across the Middle East. Long known for its health benefits, the history of Ashwagandha as a medical treatment goes back to the start of civilization, providing treatment for many kinds of illnesses throughout history until the present day. Officially named Withania somnifera, but often referred to as Winter Cherry, its extraordinarily long history as a medicine and the wide variety of benefits that can be gained from...