WSU research leads to algae treatment for blindness

(Photo: Wayne State University) In a coup for Wayne State University’s reputation as a research center, a small eye-care company that uses green algae genes to treat a type of human blindness has sold for $60 million. The company, RetroSense Therapeutics, which is now based at the Ann Arbor SPARK business accelerator, was acquired this month […]

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SPIRULINA HUMMUS [VEGAN]

            COOK TIME 10 INGREDIENTS 1 14-ounce can of chickpeas, drained 1/2 cup cold water 2 tablespoons tahini 1 tablespoon spirulina 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 garlic clove 1 teaspoon cumin Sea salt and pepper, to taste PREPARATION Add all the ingredients to a blender and mix until smooth. Serve […]

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15 Spirulina Infused Nutrient-Dense Snacks and Desserts

Spirulina is a type of algae that grows in clean water. While it’s only just recently cropped up as a trendy superfood, it’s was actually used as a food by Aztecs and Mesoamericans, who made it into cakes. It wasn’t sold commercially in the U.S. until the 1970s, where you could likely only find it in specialty […]

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Stop a Hangover Before It Ever Starts With This Superfood’s Liver Detoxifying Abilities

Alcohol drinkers can now rest a little easier knowing that this superfood can stop a hangover before it even begins. This is great news for anyone who may have had one too many drinks the night before. There are numerous foods and supplements that claim to knock out a hangover, but many of these “remedies” […]

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THE 8 BEST IMMUNITY BOOSTING HERBS

There’s no doubt that when it comes to performing in any sporting environment we would want to put our best foot forward. Naturopath and founder of Bodhi Organic Tea, Lisa Guy shares the 8 best herbs to boost your overall immunity and athletic performance. Here are some of the key herbs that I would recommend […]

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Adelaide research reveals how traditional Chinese herbal medicine works to kill cancer cells

          ADELAIDE research has revealed how a traditional Chinese medicine works to kill cancer cells. The combination of herbs, Kushen and Baitulin, given as an injectable liquid in China is not allowed in Australia, but University of Adelaide Professor David Adelson says that could change if clinical trials also prove successful. […]

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What Is Spirulina and How Do I Eat It?

          Like all trends, everything that was once old is new again, and that’s especially true for foods. The hot “new” foods are usually ones that have already have a rich history as a nutritious food source, but are just now getting their moment in the spotlight. Prime example? Spirulina. This […]

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Jennifer Aniston on Her Favorite Workout Now, an Herbal Supplement She’s Trying – and a Condition She Didn’t Know She Had

                Jennifer Aniston learned something new about herself recently – she has dry eye syndrome. The actress, 47, says she discovered the condition, which affects as many as 5 million Americans, quite by accident. “I was doing interviews and a question came up about whether I had anything […]

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“Chlorella the Best Supplement on the Planet”

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Chlorella: The Cure for Chronic Illness?

            In a quest to improve chronic fatigue and pain, I’ve done weeks on wheatgrass, spirulina and other various substances that I didn’t deem worth writing about. During my research of these substances, I couldn’t help but notice the frequent references to chlorella and I knew it had to be […]

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