Written by: Mick Simmons, MD - Dec 2018 These mushrooms have long been used for their health benefits. Their benefits can be attributed to important constituents in them like Beta-D-Glucans, polysaccharides, antioxidants, phytosterols, and betulinic acid. If you don't know, … [Read more...] about 10 Health Benefits of Drinking Chaga Tea
Written by: Mick Simmons, MD - Apr 2018 Do mushrooms heal? Well, the humble mushrooms on your plate of English breakfast have a long, rich history of therapeutic use. China, Japan, Russia, Korea, and North America are just a few places with a past (and sometimes present) … [Read more...] about 10 Medicinal Mushrooms
Written by: Mick Simmons, MD - Jan 2018 It’s 2018, and the world of nutrition and healthy eating is more sophisticated than ever. It’s no longer quite as black and white as simply following a pyramid’s recommendations for what to eat each day. Science has come a long way in … [Read more...] about All You Need To Know About ORAC
Written by: Mick Simmons, MD - Written on: Oct 2017 Antioxidants are compounds that can be found in the food that we eat. These compounds are mostly found in plant-based foods like fruits and vegetables but can be artificially made as dietary supplements. As the name suggests, … [Read more...] about What are Antioxidants and Why Do We Need Them?
Written by: Mick Simmons, MD - Written on: Aug 2017 Ever seen a parasitic, dense, dark-as-a-coal mushroom leeching onto the strong, water-resistant, cardboard-like bark of birch trees? Many don't know that this mushroom is called Inonotus Obliquus or more popularly known as … [Read more...] about 8 Chaga Facts That You Should Know