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CAMU CAMU: The Amazonian Superfood

CAMU CAMU: The Amazonian Superfood

With cold and flu season upon us, many of us are turning to vitamin C and other immune boosting supplements to help ward off the seasonal scourge. Another great way to protect ourselves is to take Camu Camu, a berry from the Amazonian rain forests. Camu Camu is packed with more natural vitamin C than […]

About the writer: John Chetcuti

John Chetcuti is a vegan of 30 years and owner of Atom’s Green Market, a natural products wholesaler. He was president and co-founder of the Michigan Vegan Society and has a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell University. Retailers, for wholesale information, call (313) 300-7709

Black Cumin: The Blessed Seed

Black Cumin: The Blessed Seed

From Indian Ayurveda to Chinese herbalism to ancient Egyptian, Islamic and Greek herbal practices, Black Cumin Seed (a/k/a Nigella Sativa or “Black Seed”) has long been used in nearly every major health tradition. Because of its common use and perceived health benefits, it has also been called, “The Blessed Seed.” Today, both the seed powder […]

About the writer: John Chetcuti

John Chetcuti is a vegan of 30 years and owner of Atom’s Green Market, a natural products wholesaler. He was president and co-founder of the Michigan Vegan Society and has a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell University. Retailers, for wholesale information, call (313) 300-7709

Boost Your Health With Coconut Oil!

Boost Your Health With Coconut Oil!

Boost Your Health With Coconut Oil! By John Chetcuti Coconut oil has hundreds of uses and its health benefits have been well documented. Research suggests that it has anti-fungal, anti-viral and anti-microbial properties (1, 2); some studies have shown that inflammation and oxidative stress decreased more in people who consumed coconut oil, compared to people […]

Get Your Omega-3 from Algae!

Get Your Omega-3 from Algae!

Get Your Omega-3 from Algae! By John L. Chetcuti You’ve likely heard about the many potential health benefits of consuming omega-3 essential fatty acids, including brain, heart and joint health. The term “essential fatty acids” refers to the polyunsaturated oils your body needs but cannot produce, so they must be obtained from your diet. The […]