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Buddhist Monk Drink, Sparkling Matcha Tea

The other day I was shopping at Whole Foods Market and came across a “sampling” table of this delicious and healthy drink-Motto Sparkling Matcha Tea. Since I love to try new things I gave it a shot!   412 more words

Catechins in green tea reduce stroke risk

Nutrition and Stroke Prevention

Making small but positive lifestyle changes such as adding green tea to your daily diet can lower the risk of stroke by as much as 30 percent.  593 more words

Stroke Awareness

green tea

Green tea is mainly known for its antioxidant properties due to the fact it is high in catechins. These catechins are 4 molecules with the most prevalent one known as EGCG. 212 more words

5 Reasons to Drink Matcha (and how to prepare it)

It’s no secret I’m a huge fan of matcha green tea! In fact, it’s one of Eat 2 Run’s top 5 superfoods. I had a request for a “how to make” tutorial so I figured why not devote an entire post to WHY matcha is so amazing for us, as well as HOW to prepare it. 2,251 more words


Green Tea May Enhance Working Memory - Tufts

At the risk or repeating myself, I am committed to learning everything I can about my brain and keeping said brain functioning well into my senior years. 456 more words


Increasing catechins

If you’ve been reading Eat This, Not That! for a while, you’ve probably heard that green tea is rich in catechins, compounds that signal fat cells to release trapped lipids. 49 more words

7 Health Benefits of Avocado

7 Health Benefits of Avocados 

Avocados have grown in popularity in past decade and with good reason. These green, creamy, delicious fruits make a great addition to almost any food or dish. 456 more words