Spirulina is a type of blue-green algae that is grown and harvested in fresh or salt water sources. It was originally used by the Aztecs due to its potent nutrient content. Spirulina comes in a fine powder, capsules, or tablet form and is becoming one of the world’s most popular superfood supplements. Read more at: Just Vegan Today
Vitamin B12 is a hot topic in the vegan community since it’s one of the few nutrients hard to obtain on an entirely plant-based diet. That doesn’t mean meat-eaters should gloat, though: many omnivores suffer from B12 deficiency as well. So what is B12, why is it important for health, and how do you know if you’re getting enough? Read […]
Michael Greger, M.D., author of How Not to Die and found of NutritionFacts.org, has mushrooms on his list of foods you should eat daily, aptly called the Daily Dozen. Read more at The Beet to find out about 8 health benefits of mushrooms, like boosting immunity and helping to fight cancer.