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Quinoa Health Benefits: Protein Packed Superfood

The protein-packed grain.  What is it? Quinoa is a crop that is grown for its edible seeds. Pronounced KEEN-wah, it is basically see that is prepared and eaten similarly to a grain. Why is it a superfood? Quinoa is gluten-free alternative to most other carb-heavy grains. It is high in protein and one of the few plant foods that contain all nine essential amino acids. What are the other health benefits? Quinoa is high in fiber, magnesium, B-vitamins, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin E and various beneficial antioxidants. Studies have been shown it to have anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, anti-cancer and anti-depressant effects....

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Goji Berry Health Benefits: Longevity Superfood

The longevity berry. Goji Berries are bright orange-red berries that grow on a shrub native to China. In Asia, the berries have been eaten for generations in the hope of living longer. Why is it a superfood? Goji berries are incredibly rich in nutrients. Studies found Goji Berry health benefits come from both eating goji berries and drinking goji berry juice. People reported increased feelings of well being and calmness, better athletic performance and higher quality of sleep. What are the other health benefits? Like other superfoods that are in R.E.D.D. bars, goji berries are an excellent source of antioxidants that help boost...

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Dark Chocolate Health Benefits: Heart Superfood

Good for your heart, good for your taste buds. What is dark chocolate? Cultures in Mexico produced chocolate as early as 1900 B.C. Originally, it was consumed as a bitter beverage. The cacao beans were fermented, roasted, and then ground into a paste that was mixed with water and spices like chili peppers and vanilla, sweetened with honey. Why is it a superfood? Dark Chocolate is a powerful antioxidant known for its neuroprotection, which make it a superfood. It has the ability to cross your blood-brain barrier, which allows it to moderate inflammation in your central nervous system. What are...

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Maca Health Benefits: Miracle Root Superfood

The miracle root. Maca is a plant that grows in central Peru and has been cultivated as a medicinal crop in Central and South America for at least 3000 years. Maca is a relative of the radish and has an odor similar to butterscotch. The root is most often used to make medicine. Why is it a superfood? Maca is an incredible source of clean energy for the body. It has been used for centuries to enhance stamina, athletic performance, and memory. What are the other health benefits? Maca is not only a great source of energy and stamina; it...

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Plant-Based Truffle Bites

Sending your Valentine a sugar crash? Not very romantic. But gifting your Valentine adorable truffles made with clean, plant-based energy? That definitely gets us excited. A homemade gift will always be more intimate than store-bought, so get ready to craft with this easy, no-bake #Reddcipe. It’s a perfect healthy treat for Galentine’s Day brunch or a sweet gift for the wellness warrior in your life. After all, true love means wanting the best for someone - inside and out.  Redd Salted Caramel Cashew Almond Bee Bites Recipe Creator: @onehungrybee INGREDIENTS Salted Caramel Redd bar (save the other half for garnishing)...

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