Drinking a cup or two of green tea is one for me. I enjoy the taste of organic loose leaf "Everyday Green Tea". I ordered it bulk from the Imperial Tea Company and purchase it from there shop at Ferry Plaza Market in San Francisco.
The list of health benefits are many; Here are just seven!
It may prevent skin damage and wrinkling. EGCG appears to be 200 times more powerful than vitamin E at destroying skin-damaging free radicals. Source Care2
It contains a potent antioxidant Read more...
By Patricia Becker
This is one of my articles I wrote for the Harbin Hots Springs Quarterly Magazine in about 1987 during my 5 years as a resident chef, cooking class teacher and diet coach. I dusted it off the article, freshened it up. It also is at Peace Quarters.
Welcome to autumn! I would like to begin with a thought from Lao Tzu:
Nature alternates dynamically when it completes what it is doing, then it starts over again. All that is springs from such alternation. As we observe Read more...
Good news - you can cultivate a new microbiota, formerly known as gut flora, in just 24 hours—by changing what you eat.
“Did you know we are only 10% human? 90% of our cells are nonhuman, microbial cells.
Since our diet influences our microbes, it’s true: We really are what we eat.
Bacteria that live in our intestinal tract flourish off of colorful, plant-based foods.”The good news is that you can cultivate a new microbiota, formerly known as gut flora, in just 24 hours—by changing Read more...
Kaiser Permanente, the largest managed healthcare organization in the United States, has published a remarkable nutritional update for physicians, telling them that healthy eating may best be achieved with a plant-based diet, defined as a regimen that “encourages whole, plant-based foods and discourages meats, dairy and eggs as well as all refined and processed junk.” This is good news for Kaiser’s 10 million members, because following this advice leads to lower blood pressure; reversal or Read more...