September was #NationalHoneyMonth and we are celebrating the wonderful role of honey bees in our lives. From pollination and ensuring plant reproduction and crop perpetuation, to the production of amazing health and beauty products, such as wax, propolis and, of course, honey, life on this planet would be very difficult, if even possible, without them.Continue reading »
If you are familiar with our protocols, you will have noticed that we always recommend taking a special vitamin C supplement 5 minutes before you take your mushroom capsules. There is a very important reason for it and our health department explains the specifics here for you.Continue reading »
Visit to Hifas da Terra Nurseries & Headquarters: This retreat will include several educational training sessions on the therapeutical use of Medicinal Mushrooms, with some of our experts, biologists, mycologists, doctors and nutritional therapists. 25th, 26th and 27th of SeptemberContinue reading »
Hifas da Terra (HdT) is introducing two new formulations in the 180 range (80% powder and 20% extract) developed from the medicinal mushrooms Lion’s Mane (Hericium erinaceus) and Polyporus (Polyporus umbellatus).
Following the same high standards of quality and excellence that are the signature of our company, we are launching the complementary combination of two different concentrations of the same mushroom type, producing a formula that conveys the best of both worlds, the active principles of the extract and the powder and a high bioavailability to ensure the delivery of the full benefits of the natural potential within the mushrooms.
The capsules are protected against oxidation (Protected Against Time) by a sealing band and are suitable for those with celiac disease, lactose intolerance, vegetarians and vegans.
Under the brand Micosalud and thanks to the research on medicinal mushrooms and their health benefits, we are committed to developing ever more innovative products, which are compatible with the conventional treatments and relevant to the most prevalent health issues.
Whether superfoods are just a trend or they are here to stay and prove their worth, the list of food items that are elevating their status to “super” is increasing in length, despite the lack of an official definition of a “superfood” and the EU ban on health claims on packaging unless supported by scientific evidence.Continue reading »
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia, a degenerative disorder whose causes are not known in depth and for which there is still no treatment. Alzheimer’s disease causes the gradual loss of brain neurons, which has, as the disease progresses, a strong impact on the patient’s autonomy and quality of life, with cognitive, functional and behavioral implications and repercussions. Lion’s Mane contains hericenones A, B, C, D and E, which induce the production of the hormone nerve growth factor (NGF). Thus, through the consumption of Lion’s Mane it is possible to act in a preventive way and slow down the deterioration suffered by those affected by this pathology.Continue reading »
James Harrison, from Natural Pharmacy, talks to founder, Catalina Fernández de Ana, about using mushrooms for optimun health, and why you should include Mycotherapy in your pharmacy.Continue reading »
Romina Melwani, a Hifas da Terra Mycoptherapist and Nutritional Therapist, examines the benefits of including Maitake (Grifola frondosa) in health regimes.
Discover how the “King of Mushrooms” can be used for increasing metabolic activity, regulating the immune system and what is its function in supporting cancer patients.
In this recipe, we propose an antioxidant smoothie or shake to be incorporated into your daily diet. Many nutritionists recommend including fruits and dairy products in mid-morning or mid-afternoon meals, so smoothies are a highly-recommended way to include all the nutrients, from vitamins to proteins and fibers, into your diet in a healthy, balanced way. [...]Continue reading »
Prebiotics are substances that, although present in food, are not absorbed by the body. They are capable of selectively stimulating the growth and/or the activity of one or a limited number of beneficial bacteria present in the colon.Continue reading »