Superfood Spotlight: Spirulina

Let us introduce you to one of our dear friends, Spirulina. We know, it’s a strange word and you’re probably trying to figure out how to pronounce it or even guess what it is. Spirulina is actually a form of algae. Stay with us here. It has been said that spirulina is...

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Heard the Buzz on Bee Pollen?

First off, you may be asking yourself “What is bee pollen?” and “Should we consume it?” The answer: Bee pollen is actually a conglomeration of flower pollen, nectar, honey, wax, bee secretions, and other enzymes. It is completely safe, and even beneficial, for you to...

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The Power of Plants: Turmeric

Known as one of the most effective nutritional supplements on the planet, turmeric has been used in traditional medicine for approximately 4,000 years. Holistic medicine practices in India are known as “Ayurveda” where plant-based formulations have been used to treat...

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Hemp Seeds: The unlikely superfood

Hemp seeds may be gaining recent popularity in the health food game, but they have actually been around for quite some time. History dates human utilization of hemp all the way back to 8,000 BCE! Did you know that even the Declaration of Independence was written on...

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Pumpkin Seeds: Your protein-packed snack!

Pumpkin Seeds Aren’t Just For October... Those seeds that you typically toss out of the mushy insides of your jack-o-lantern are actually considered some of the world’s healthiest foods. You may see pumpkin seeds labeled as “pepitas”, which is consistent with their...

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We know the Avocado is extra…but so are we!

Avocados have quickly become one of America’s most beloved fruits. Wait, did you just say fruit? Absolutely. While most fruits we consume today are made up of primarily carbohydrates, our best friend, the avocado, is primarily made up of healthy fats. The little...

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Go for the Goji Berry!

Let us introduce you to the slightly sweet and tastefully tart goji berry. The pronunciation of this delightful fruit has tripped up many; so don’t feel bad if you asked yourself a few times how to say it. The first part is easy; it is simply pronounced, “go.” Like on...

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Grab A Date! The one date that won’t leave you lonely.

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, so look no further for your next date than here at FreshVibes! Did you know? Dates are considered the oldest fruit in the world. There is evidence that traces them back almost 50 million years ago! This delicious and nutritious fruit has...

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