Yacon root- A distant relative of the sunflower that grows in Peruvian Mountains. It is pressed into a molasses like syrup that tastes sweet like sugar but is a low calorie and low glycemic alternative. Yacon root syrup supports your immune system and it is a pre-biotic, which encourages healthy intestinal flora and digestion. It is a good source of antioxidants, iron, potassium and it helps your body to absorb vitamins and minerals more efficiently. The sweet, healthy alternative to processed white sugar!
Clear Agave Nectar- Low glycemic sweetener extracted solely from the Blue Agave Tequilana Weber variety. This particular plant has the highest concentrations of minerals as well as a high content of Inulin, which increases calcium absorption and possibly magnesium absorption, while encouraging beneficial probiotic flora. Tequila is made from this sweet nectar.
Goji berries- Cultivated for 5,000 years, are central to Chinese medicine and have long been associated with longevity and aging gracefully. Goji berries contain 18 different amino acids, are a complete protein source, (they contains all 8 essential amino acids) they contain 20 or more trace minerals and have more antioxidants than almost all other foods in the world, triple the antioxidant value of blueberries. Goji berries have long-chain polysaccharides, which act on improving the immune system. They are also comprised of nutrients that directly work to improve vision, digestion and build healthy blood. They contain essential fatty acids, anti-inflammatory, liver protecting nutrients and anti-aging sesquiterpenoids, which stimulate the pineal and pituitary gland therefore, increasing the body’s production of HGH (Human growth hormone). Decreased levels of HGH have long been associated with aging and deterioration because we produce less HGH as we age. Goji berries’ ability to help the body produce HGH naturally is so unique, it is the only food known to do that.
Chlorella- A single-celled green algae considered to be a whole food because of its rich nutrient complex. It is high in vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids, amino acids (it’s a complete protein source, containing all essential amino acids) and it contains more chlorophyll per gram than any other plant, that’s how it got its name. Chlorella supports healthy brain and liver function, facilitates regeneration and detoxification of the body, relieves inflammation and protects against radiation. It is documented to reduce the symptoms of many types of caner, arthritis, hepatitis, bacterial infections and multiple sclerosis.
Chaga – Called the “Mushroom of Immortality” and has been used for thousand years as a tonic herb in Russian Herbalism. It has been found to contain anti microbial, anti fungal and antibacterial properties. It is an immune system modulator, stimulates your metabolism, reverses cancer and tumor growth and it has the highest antioxidant value of any plant in the known world.
Lucuma- An exotic Peruvian fruit. It is great source of fiber, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals including of beta-carotene, B3 and iron.
Mucuna- This herb contains L Dopa, a precursor to the neurotransmitter dopamine. It has been successfully used as an anti-depressant and is being researched for use in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. It has also been used as an effective aphrodisiac, increasing the libido on both men and women.
Vanilla- Fresh vanilla pods come from the blooming vanilla orchard. The only one if it’s kind to produce an edible fruit. It is the second most expensive spice after saffron.
Maca- A root vegetable that belongs to the cruciferous vegetable family (which includes cauliflower, kale, cabbage, broccoli and radishes). Commonly known to have aphrodisiac effects and has been cultivated for 2,600 years in the Peruvian Andes Mountains of South America. It was eaten in ancient times by warriors during battle for strength and vitality but was prohibited after battle in order to protect the women from the men’s heightened sexual desires. Maca has been scientifically proven to increase fertility in humans and animals. It improves erectile dysfunction, increased libido and all sexual function measures in animals. Its nutritional breakdown is impressive. It contains over 20 fatty acids, 20 amino acids (including 7 of the essential ones), almost 60 health promoting phytonutrients, and fiber. It is rich in vitamins and minerals like calcium, magnesium, potassium, B1, B2, vitamin C and E, phosphorus, sulfur, iron, zinc, iodine, copper, selenium and many others. Maca is an adaptogen, which means it’s a non-toxic substance that carries the ability to allow the body to adapt to external conditions and stabilize and bring the body’s hormone, cardiovascular, circulatory, nervous and endocrine system into balance. It increases endurance, energy, neurotransmitter production, physical strength, supports adrenal and thyroid function, reduces hormonal dysfunction during menopause, improves memory and mood and reduces anxiety. Maca can improve the following conditions: anemia, depression, fatigue, infertility, stomach cancer, decreased libido, malnourishment, PMS discomfort or menstrual disorders, tuberculosis, stress or a weakened immune system.
Marine Phytoplankton- Most likely the most nutritious food on the planet. It has a vast array of vitamins, antioxidants, essential fatty acids- Omega 3, 6, 7, 9, and it contains every known mineral. Phytoplankton contains all 9 amino acids not made by the body- making it a complete protein source and it’s one of the richest sources of chlorophyll. It contains ATP and other nucleotides that act as the energy current in our cells. Many health benefits have been reported as a result of using marine phytoplankton. They include: instant energy without stimulation, improved immune system, antiviral, antifungal, antibacterial effects, improved cellular repair, relief of allergy and asthma symptoms, improved heart function, and protection from radiation. It is accepted that marine phytoplankton helps improve many diseases including: Rheumatoid arthritis, Type 2 diabetes, neuromuscular disorders like Parkinson’s disease, dementia and Alzheimer’s, breast and prostate cancer, liver disease, hepatitis, depression, infertility and other reproductive system disorders, osteoporosis, asthma and many others.
Mushroom Science’s 5 medicinal mushroom blend-
-A powerful blend of medicinal mushrooms, all of which are notable for their high content of the immune system supporting, connective-tissue building, and skin youthening molecules known as beta-glucans.
1.Agaricus blazei – Traditionally used in Brazil, contains more beta glucans than any of the other medicinal mushrooms tested. Beta-glucans are a specific polysaccharide which help to facilitate a positive immune response in your body. They help your body regenerate and restore balance.
2.Coriolus- Contains micronutrients which restore and reactivate a low running immune system.
3.Reishi - For over 2,000 years Reishi has been used in Japan and China It is considered to be the oldest mushroom known that was used as medicine. It was reserved for the emperors and royalties of ancient times. It has and is still revered as nature’s rarest and most beneficial herb.
4.Shiitake- This mushroom has long been considered a delicacy as well as a medicinal mushroom in Eastern cultures.
5.Maitak- Called the "dancing mushroom” in Japan. It has a long history of being used as medicine and food.