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About Further Food

Helping you eat better, feel better, naturally. Founder's story: "My father had just been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, my mom was managing her hypothyroid, and my best friend was struggling with painful IBS. I went online to search for food-based and natural solutions that could help them heal. But what I found was scattered, disorganized, and left me more confused. I thought, ‘There must be an easier way to discover solutions for various ailments from real experts and from people who had done it themselves. So I decided to build a resource—a platform for food as medicine solutions for all your health needs. And I decided to take the wisdom from this community to create real food based products that heal.

What are the Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate?

Chocolate is a decadent treat we just love to eat. But besides tasting good, chocolate actually has some amazing health benefits that you need to know about! Read below to find out how this age-old guilty pleasure has actually been used to heal the body for thousands of years, from boosting your mood to supporting healthy skin. Now you can enjoy chocolate both for its taste and benefits to your en

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10 Keto Dessert Recipes that are Simple and Sweet

If you are following the keto diet or trying to eat low carb, we know how hard it can be to find great recipes, especially when it comes to keto desserts. We’re here to help! The following low carb keto desserts we have gathered are some of our favorites: they're low in sugar and scrumptious recipes that you can enjoy while on the keto diet. From strawberry gummies to 3 different fudge recipes,

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How Collagen Affects Inflammation: Collagen for Joint Pain

Collagen is the most abundant protein in our body comprising 90% of our connective tissue and 90% of organic bone matrix. By age 21, our body’s collagen supply begins to decline1, which overtime is the source of joint and bone degradation that lead to arthritis, osteoarthritis, and osteoporosis. Science has shown that oral supplementation with collagen can prevent and reverse the effects of this

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Need a Plant-Based Holiday Menu? Your Guests Will Rave About This Menu

By Further Food

It’s that time of year — the season to gather with family and friends, enjoy each other’s company and feast on delicious food! If you’re hosting a holiday get together or attending one in which you’re bringing a dish and the menu needs to be vegan, we’ve got some simple, flavorful recipes perfect for entertaining. Consider these plant-based snacks, entrees, sides and desserts for your

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7 Health Benefits of Tremella Mushrooms: The Ultimate Beauty Mushroom

Mushrooms are known for their many health benefits, but tremella mushrooms just might be the ultimate anti-aging beauty mushroom! Tremella has been used for centuries for its beauty-enhancing benefits, which explains why it’s also called the beauty mushroom. In addition to helping keep skin looking smooth and glowing, tremella mushrooms have a lot of other health benefits, such as helping to boo

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Nature’s Sweet Secret: 6 Health Benefits of Monk Fruit

Monk fruit is a healthy, sugar free sweetener with lots of good for you healthy benefits! These small green melons from southeast Asia have been used for centuries for their health benefits, and are now being used in this country as a healthy sugar free sweetener. Not only is monk fruit anti-inflammatory and full of antioxidants, but this natural sweetener is zero-calorie and doesn’t raise your

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15 Sugar Free Desserts That Are Actually Good For You

Are you looking for healthy sugar-free desserts? You’re in the right place! Whether you are on the Further Food 10-Day Sugar Detox Plan or just trying to reduce added sugars in your diet, we know how hard it is to find sugar free treats and snacks. Luckily, we’ve made it easy for you. Here, we’ve gathered our favorite snacks and desserts that are sugar detox approved AND guaranteed to satisf

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Reishi Mushrooms: Top 5 Benefits You Need To Know

Reishi mushrooms have been used for their health benefits in traditional Eastern medicine for thousands of years. Today these special bright-colored mushrooms continue to be used for their well-known immune-boosting properties as well as to fight fatigue and depression, among other benefits. While they can be eaten in a variety of dishes, reishi mushrooms can also be found in convenient powder for

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Collagen Protein vs Whey: 5 Reasons Why Collagen is Better Than Whey

Do you know the difference between collagen protein vs whey protein? Read on to learn why collagen is a healthier choice than traditional whey protein powders. Once you have read about the differences between collagen protein vs whey, we know for sure you will want to give collagen peptides a try. You will learn why you should consider using collagen supplements for weight loss and other benefits.

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Back to School? Back to Work? 7 Protein & Energy-Packed Snacks To Fuel Your Week

By Ryan Warren

We all know what it’s like to deal with that mid-afternoon slump. If only you just had the perfect snack to tide you over, right? Well, whether you’re looking to stave off your kids’ after-school hunger, or on a quest for your own energy-boosting pick-me-up to get you through the rest of the day, having a satiating, nutritious snack on hand is an absolute must. So to help you make it through

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12 Anti-Aging Foods That Help You Live Longer and Look Younger

Are you looking for the fountain of youth? Do you want to know how to get stronger, clearer skin... thicker hair.. increased joint mobility? The answer is quite simple! The key to reversing and slowing the aging process is to eat certain anti-aging foods that can help rejuvenate your body from the inside and out. These anti-aging foods are packed with important vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants

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Collagen for Hair: Why It Is Essential for Healthy, Shiny Hair

Most of us are aware of the benefits of collagen for weight loss, but collagen can also have lots of anti-aging benefits on our skin. Collagen can help to improve hair growth, reducing hair loss, and keeping hair strong and shiny! We all lose collagen as we age, which can lead to premature aging and impact our bones, joints, and even our hair. Luckily, supplementing with collagen can help strength

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7 Powerful Health Benefits of Cordyceps Mushrooms

The scientifically proven health benefits of cordyceps mushrooms on the entire body are vast, from increasing immune function to helping balance blood sugar. As adaptogens, cordyceps also help our body manage overall stress response and increase energy. Read more to find out learn mushroom benefits, and the powerful benefits of cordyceps mushrooms on your entire body.   Recently the ev

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11 Proven Health Benefits of Ashwagandha

The health benefits of Ashwagandha are plentiful. It’s one of the most powerful adaptogenic herbs and is most often used to reduce anxiety and stress, boost mood and keep our immune systems healthy. It naturally improves adrenal and thyroid function by reducing cortisol levels and thus reduces our stress levels. Ashwagandha has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for over 2,500 years. In India, ashw

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Collagen for Skin: 6 Reasons to Add it to Your Skincare Routine

Are you doing enough to take care of your skin? You might be missing an important component, collagen! And we’re not talking about expensive creams! Applying collagen topically simply can’t penetrate the skin enough to make a lasting difference. Taking collagen powder, on the other hand, works from the inside out to fortify and strengthen the dermal layer of our skin-which is exactly what we n

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6 Amazing Health Benefits of Wheatgrass

Not only can wheatgrass help balance the body’s acidity and lower cholesterol, this plant is a rich source of a of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Bonus! It’s also easy to incorporate into your diet. As a pill, powder or homemade shot, wheatgrass has the power to help keep your body healthy. Here’s how.   If you haven’t tried wheatgrass, you will want to after you’ve read

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Collagen Recipes: 47 Delicious and Easy Recipes

Discover over 40 delicious collagen recipes that’ll keep your meals exciting and keep you healthy and youthful. Collagen does more than just help your skin, it helps your nails, teeth, bones, joints, and even your gut. It’s also incredibly easy to incorporate into your diet. These are some of our absolute favorite collagen recipes! How to Use Further Food Collagen Recipes Collagen protein po

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Collagen for Anti-Aging: Why Collagen Is An Anti-Aging Superfood

Collagen has recently become known as the anti-aging protein - the key to beauty and youth. Every article on collagen benefits will most likely mention, at a minimum, this one particular fact about collagen: that collagen can help reverse aging.  But what exactly are the effects of collagen for anti-aging? Read on to find out how collagen and aging are related and how collagen helps to improve t

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