Shitake Mushrooms

Providing Your Body With Pantothenic Acid

Pantothenic acid, also known as vitamin B5, is a member of the B-complex family of vitamins. Its name comes from the Greek word pantos, meaning “everywhere” reflecting its almost universal presence in nature, including in nearly all food. Your body combines pantothenic acid with another small, sulfur-containing molecule to form coenzyme A (CoA), which allows pantothenic acid […]

Eliminating Toxins

Enzymes in your body use many of the minerals, vitamins, and other phytochemicals  to catalyze chemical reactions inside your cells. In interdependent series of such reactions, called metabolic pathways, particular chemicals are modified, either by breaking them down or synthesizing them into new molecules. Your body uses metabolic pathways to maintain homeostatic balance. Toxins are […]