Chaga Mushroom

A gift from the Gods

Chaga mushroom, is a fungus in the family Hymenochaetaceae classified as “Inonotus obliquus”. It’s a parasitic fungi that grows on birch and other trees. The sterile conk is irregularly formed and has an appearance similar to burnt charcoal while the inside varies from reddish-brown to yellow-orange.

Rather than being soft like a mushroom, chaga is hard, almost as hard as wood and nothing like any common mushrooms. In fact, chaga is the most nutritionally dense of all tree growths. Like any plant that survives in harsh climates, chaga concentrates natural compounds for its protection, and that is why it is so powerful. It actually strengthens the host tree on which it makes potent phytochemicals, including

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Do you want to Live Longer?

Published on 28 Nov 2017 updated June 11 2018 I have written previously on the philosophy of longevity, but here I write about the practical and necessary steps to follow for a longer life. These steps require that you take a degree of self responsibility and decide for yourself how your life is going to play out rather than let it be shaped by others. If you are able to become responsible for yourself and determine your own actions, you will in fact be the boss of your own life with some control as to the how and when of ending.

All living things in this existence must come to an end

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Detox for a longer healthier life

Growing Chlorella on an industrial scale

Chlorella is a genus of single-cell green algae, belonging to the phylum Chlorophyta. It is spherical in shape, about 2 to 10 μm in diameter, and is without flagella. Chlorella contains the green photosynthetic pigments chlorophyll-a and -b in its chloroplast. Through photosynthesis, it multiplies rapidly, requiring only carbon dioxide, water, sunlight, and a small amount of minerals to reproduce. This green algae is one of longest living single celled organisms having survived on Earth for over 2.5 billion years.

It contains the green photosynthetic pigments chlorophyll-a and -b in its chloroplast and scientists are fascinated as to how this organism has survived for so long. There

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Deer Velvet

The horns of a deer

Deer antlers are the usually large, branching bony appendages which grow on the heads of males (stags) of most deer species.

The antlers fall off and re-grow completely every year and when they are re-growing, the deer are said to be ‘in velvet’. This is the stage when the growing antler is covered in velvet and the epidermis covering the inner structure of the growing bone and cartilage, then develops into hard antlers.

When the antlers are ‘in velvet’ they are removed, then frozen or dried before being manufactured into various medicinal forms of nutritional supplements including powders, extracts, teas, capsules, and tablets that are popular nutritional food supplements in Asia.

Unfortunately this de-natures the

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Dietary Supplementation

Meeting the shortfall in our diets

If you are reading this, you probably do not know hunger. In 2012 there was sufficient food produced on this planet to feed 18 billion people and yet more than 2 billion people remain hungry. In the Western world almost as much food is wasted as is consumed.

Add to this that with modern agricultural practices, a great amount of the food we consume has been de-natured and is low nutrition. This is especially true of all processed foods, but not only that, industrial farming practices result in most food being heavily contaminated with agricultural chemicals.

If you have the good fortune to live off your own land and that you know the soil

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Whey Protein

A milk extract and sports supplement

You may have head about recent whey contamination scares, these are insignificant and yet serve as a reminder that milk and its derivative products are not designed for human consumption. Whey supplements are typically made for body builders and those wanting to increase muscle mass.

Whey protein is a nutritional supplement that is designed to be used for muscle gain. It comes from cow’s milk and is considered the most nutritious protein available. There are two different kinds of whey protein; isolate and concentrate and blends. Whey protein is a complete protein meaning that is has all the essential and non essential amino acids that the body needs to repair cells, muscles, and

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Attention men

Retain or regain your strength

Are you on top or ground under?

Not so far back in our history 30 was considered to be a ripe old age but today we expect to live until we are 80 years or older. But today by the time most men reach the age of 30, they have burned off their youthfulness and the period between 30 and 50 often becomes a grind because there is still usually a mortgage to pay and kids to get through school.

These are the years that sap your energy, and when combined with poor nutrition and a lack of exercise, this sets the foundation for a miserable retirement. Unfortunately, this is the way that capitalism

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