You've seen these little wheatgrass stands. Usually there is a blender, an overly-energized server in an apron, and a decorative little plot of earth with bright green grass growing straight up out of it with therectitude of a marine drill sergeant's crew cut.
Since we’re trapped on this rock a scant 93 million miles from this bipolar nuclear neighbor, we’ll just have to find a way to make the relationship work. There are ways to partake of the sun’s glory without turning our skin into burlap. Let’s talk.
The free radical—starved of a single electron—goes roaming around your interior like a staggering ghoul until it finds an unsuspecting, ordinary molecule walking innocently by. What does this free radical molecular jerk do next? It steals an electron from that poor guy. A systemwide replay of this thievery becomes cellular oxidative stress, triggering a cascading host of serious illnesses. How do we stop this madness? How??! Not to sound too panicky.
The leaves of the Moringa contain complete proteins, not to mention a wealth of beta-carotene, minerals, antioxidants—a potent admixture of biology-nurturing compounds. The Moringa tree has it all, and has been called—quite understandably—the Tree of Life.
The açaí berry is not a berry at all, and has wearied of this misunderstanding. This South American stone fruit (or drupe, technically), is laboriously harvested from uncomfortably tall Amazonian trees by fearless locals. Which is a good thing. Açaí is a loaded superfood.