COVID-19 Risk Reduction (Besides Mushrooms)

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Aloha Friends,   It has been really inspiring to read how our members of our nation have been coming together across varying industry’s to lessen the surge of COVID-19 on our health care system. Workers on the front-line are sacrificing their own safety tending to the sick everyday, companies like NIKE are changing manufacturing lines to create face masks, and small bio-tech startups are coming together to navigate expediting a vaccine solution.   Vaccine or not, and PPE’s aside (which I hope everyone is wielding in public unabashedly!) we should all be aware of other risk reduction strategies to keep...

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Why Use Mushrooms?

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Mushrooms have been used as medicine by our self-reliant plant & fungi savvy ancestors for millennia. Back in the day when life’s stressors were more primal - like trying to eat, rather than get eaten. Scientists recently uncovered a 5,300 year old mummy dubbed ‘Ötzi, the Ice Man’, from a glacier in the Italian Alps. Amongst his frozen preserved remains was a medicinal fungi known for its anti-inflammatory, immune boosting, and antibacterial properties.   A collection of ancient mushroom stones from Mesoamerica Millenia later, we have actual recorded writings of the Aztec’s using teaonanacatl, translated to “Flesh of the Gods”, for...

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Biochemical Breakdown of 10 Compounds in Chocolate (and why it makes you feel good!)

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Modern nutritional science of chocolate/cacao (yes...someone gets to study chocolate as a job) has caught up with the effects of cacao and why it has been incredibly popular for so long. They've narrowed it down to about 10 compounds and we give a good laymen  biochemical breakdown of them so you know just how chocolate effects you!

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    10 Good (& Scientifically Valid) Excuses to Justify Eating More Chocolate

    Bold Commerce Collaborator
    Anyone who likes chocolate/cacao probably doesn’t need an explanation as to why it has been incredibly popular for thousands of years, but in case its been a minute and you're looking for some confirmation that indulging is the right decision, we got you!
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    Scientific-Study Review of the Lion's Mane mushroom

    Mālama Mushrooms Hawaii Admin
    Lion's Mane (Hericium erinaceus) is a delicious gourmet & medicinal mushroom renowned for its brain & nerve boosting properties, but how do we know that? In this review, we look at three big studies that have shown some of the capabilities of the Lion's Mane mushroom. From enhancing cognition, to reducing depression & anxiety, to restoring damaged nerves, don't just take our word for it; Take a look at this review of three scientific studies to get a distilled & palatable looks at the official research!
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    Reishi: "Mushroom of Immortality"

    Mālama Mushrooms Hawaii Admin
    'Mushroom of Immortality'? Upon first hearing, this can sound a bit over fetched  but upon digging into the rich history AND deep scientific literature, one finds there is a lot of reasons why Reishi has been given this name. Being one of the most studied and popular of medicinal mushroom mycoverse, some of its findings include bolstering the immune system, boosting sense of well-being, and lowering feelings of fatigue. Click to read more!
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