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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

Catechins in green tea could reduce prostate cancer

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute says that prostate cancer is the second most common type of cancer in men and is predicted to result in an estimated 220,000 cases in the United States in 2015. 413 more words


Tea & Antioxidants: Busting the Myths

We have all heard that green tea is an excellent source for antioxidant nutrition. This claim has been bandied around in the media for years and prominently features on the packaging of commodity teas in our supermarkets. 975 more words

Tea Journal

Tea Flavonoids &Their Roles in Health Support

The two main types of tea are green and black. Both green and black teas are rich dietary sources of flavonoids.

Flavonoids are dietary compounds naturally found in tea, wine, cocoa, fruits and vegetables. 282 more words