Natural Food Supplements


Origin Spirulina is a blue-green alga that uses atmospheric nitrogen to make proteins. It has an enormous production capacity, capable … More

Shiitake mushrooms

Origin Shiitake, or Black Forest mushrooms (Lentinus edodes), are fungi that grow on the trunks and stumps of trees, just … More

Reishi mushrooms

Origin Reishi mushrooms (Ganoderma lucidum) grow on the trunks or stumps of trees. They originate in China and Japan and … More


Phosphatidylcholine is presumed to be the active compound in lecithin. For more on the subject, consult the section on lecithin.


Function and sources Octacosanol is an oil concentrate naturally derived from wheat germ. It is clinically known to improve oxygen … More

Natural Food Supplements

Natural food supplements, just like vitamins and minerals, would be unnecessary if our foods contained all the ingredients they did … More

Linoleic acid

Function Linoleic acid (LA) is one of two essential fatty acids, a polyunsaturatrd fat of the omega-6 group. The other … More


Function Lecithin is an extremely important ingredient of body cell membranes, which regulate the entry and exit of nutrients and … More


Function and sources Hydroxycitrate is a derivative of citric acid, which is an important metabolic intermediate. Citric acid is found … More

Grape seed extract

Function Grape seed extract contains oligomeric proanthocyanidins (OPCs), which have a fascinating history. In the first half of the 16th … More