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 »
Join us Saturday May 20th in London to learn more about the important work being done on the impact of medicinal mushrooms in cancer including the latest information regarding the scientific research underway on the effects of mycotherapy in integrative medicine.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 »
Hifas da Terra received the 2016 Spanish Food Award #Alimentosdespaña from the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Food and the Environment which recognized the excellence of its products and the incredible work behind the label Hifas da Terra.Continue reading »
Hifas da Terra got featured in the latest isseu of Naturisimo’s N magazine. Read the exclusive interview with the biologist, expert in Mycology and founder of Hifas da Terra, Catalina Fernández de Ana Portela.Continue reading »
Few foods have such noted history as the mushrooms. There is evidence of their use in antiquity and they are of course best recognised for the prized position taken within the pharmacopeia of traditional Chinese medicine.Continue reading »
Hifas da Terra presents the new lip balms that will help to keep your lips hydrated, repaired and full of volume. Reishi and Cordyceps extracts help minimize cellular oxidation (antiaging effect) while natural waxes and oils provide the hydration you need. The Maxi-Lip ™ 3D Effect natural peptide increases the density of your lips thus giving a special touch to these mint-flavored formulas.Continue reading »