Easy to make, delicious to eat…you’ll love these thick and hearty portobello mushroom burgers. They’ve got enough zest and heartiness to satisfy even the meat-eaters in your family. These Portobello burgers are a great option for vegetarians, vegans, and anybody who wants to incorporate more plant-based foods in their diet. Replacing beef with mushrooms is…

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If you have the notion that not much goes on inside a mushroom, then we’ve got a surprise for you! Like humans, mushrooms convert sunlight into a usable form of Vitamin D, which aids in the absorption of calcium and phosphorus, essential minerals for bone health and strength.  In addition to being one of the…

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Worldwide interest in the health protective benefits of Vitamin D has increased exponentially since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. We now know that low Vitamin D levels are common among people of different ethnicities, geographic regions, and age groups. More importantly, low Vitamin D status has a strong association with serious, chronic health conditions…

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You might assume that an all-over body massage will also relieve stiffness in the intricate, densely-woven connective tissue “web,” or fascia, that lays over your muscles. It does, but only to a degree.  Fascia is a specialized system of the body that covers and interpenetrates muscle, bone, nerve, artery and vein, and many internal organs…

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Cilantro and coriander come from the same plant species Coriandrum sativum. In different parts of the world, the very same plant-with its many health benefits-is referred to differently. For Americans, cilantro refers to the leaves and the stalks, both of which are edible. The dried seeds of the same plant are called coriander. For Europeans, coriander…

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It’s not uncommon to see lecithin listed on an ingredient list for everything from food to cosmetics. Lecithin belongs to a group of compounds called phospholipids, a type of fat. Phospholipids help maintain the integrity of cell walls and are important to the healthy functioning of the brain, nervous system, liver, and other vital organs.…

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