Spirulina is a unicellular, aquatic blue-green algae.  They belong to a group known as cyanobacteria and thrive in warm, alkaline water.  They floursh and are able to survive an extreme range of temperatures because of their ability to utilize the sun's energy and the water's minerals to grow. Spirulina is named for its swirling, microscopic strands. Spirulina means helix in Latin.  Spirulina lacks a cell wall, so its nutrients are…
Barley grass is considered the most nutritional of the green grasses.   Green grasses are the only food many animals eat. It therefore must meet all their nutritional needs. Grasses are the forerunner of grains. Green grasses have a reproductive cycle that ultimately produces grains. But before grains are produced, these plants remain in an early or grass stage. During the grass stage, the plant contains the same spectrum of…
An ideal diet should obtain between fifteen and twenty percent of its total calories from fat. The American diet provides over forty percent of calories in the form of fats and oils. Not only is this a shockingly high amount, but the kind of fats that are built into foods are the bad ones, the saturated and polyunsaturated ones. These oils have been processed, exposed to powerful solvents and overheated.…