With the whole world seeking to boost immunity, this is an excellent time to get into the kitchen to prepare Immune Supportive Longevity Bites.
What makes these little bites so powerful for longevity and immunity?
Ancient healing ingredients, that’s what!
Let’s take a closer look.
Goji Berries (Lycium barbarum)
The main ingredient in these little bites is Goji Berries.
These anti-inflammatory antioxidant-rich fruits have an extensive history in Chinese medicine for brightening the spirit, promoting long life and boosting sexual vitality.
They are hydrating and moistening to the joints and support eye health, too. Goji berries are rich in vitamin A and C that are linked with enhancing immune function and preventing chronic illness.
Goji berry has also been associated with improved liver health, cardiovascular protection, and protection of brain cells.
With all of these positive attributes, these ancient healing berries could be a GREAT addition to your diet.
Reishi Mushroom Mycelium Powder (Ganoderma lucidum)
The Reishi mushroom has long been revered as the Mushroom of Immortality, and currently is making a huge resurgence in our popular culture and in modern medicine as well.
According to ancient healing food lore in both China and Japan, Reishi was used to boost immunity, calm the spirit and promote longevity.
Modern medical science has discovered the acetic acid and polysaccharides in Reishi are what increases lifespan.
Reishi is an adaptogenic tonic that improves overall health and well-being.
The Therapeutic Herb Manual says Reishi is anti-inflammatory, improves adrenal gland function, anti-tumor, detoxifies the liver, and facilitates oxygenation of blood.
Wow! That is a powerful funghi! No wonder why it’s been used for thousands of years.
Both Goji Berry and Reishi have accumulative benefits. Meaning, the longer you eat it, the better the results.
But, there’s only one way to find out if the combination of these two ancient healing foods is the right medicine for you… start eating it!
I’ve put these two revered ingredients into a delicious treat.
Click on the pic and enjoy the recipe!
 Rodales 21st Century Herbal, Michael J. Balick, Phd, Rodale 2014, Pg. 201
 Therapeutic Herb Manual, By Ed Smith, 2011, pg. 60
Andrea Beaman is an internationally renowned Holistic Health Coach, Natural Foods Chef, Speaker, Herbalist and best-selling author. Named one of the top 100 Most Influential Health and Fitness Experts, she is also a recipient of the Natural Gourmet Institute’s Award for Excellence in Health-Supportive Education and a Health Leadership award from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Since 1999, Andrea has been teaching people how to harness the body’s own preventative and healing powers using food, herbal remedies and alternative medicine.
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