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Spirulina: Even Good for Bodybuilders

[Global] Spirulina is a blue green-algae that can protect the brain, reduce liver fat and even help you exercise better. Though I will admit that my impression of the typical spirulina consumer is one of a granola-eatin’ tree-hugger who’d prefer walking barefoot in the woods munching on nuts and berries than lounging in a beach cabana being served caviar and sushi, the stuff has a lot to recommend it. In fact, this amazing superfood has something for everybody. Continue reading Spirulina: Even Good for Bodybuilders

Could Chlorella Be Linked to Psychosis?

Multiple studies published over the last few decades suggest that exercise can mitigate the decline in immune function as we age. Exercising can boost the activity of natural killer cells, our immune soldiers that focus on eliminating both tumor cells and virus-infected cells. Continue reading Could Chlorella Be Linked to Psychosis?

5 Superfoods Guaranteed to Make Your Skin Glow

There is a major shift happening in the beauty industry right now— products that once relied on hard-to-pronounce, lab-made ingredients are tossing in their impossible to read labels in favor of scientifically backed beauty superfoods. If you haven’t already heard of superfoods, they are foods so naturally packed in with anti-oxidative properties that they can actually enhance your skin’s cell turnover rate. They even slow signs of aging by fighting the Continue reading 5 Superfoods Guaranteed to Make Your Skin Glow

Medtech meets cleantech: Malaria vaccine candidate produced from algae

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine used algae as a mini-factory to produce a malaria parasite protein. The algae-produced protein, paired with an immune-boosting cocktail suitable for use in humans, generated antibodies in Continue reading Medtech meets cleantech: Malaria vaccine candidate produced from algae