Tea Rituals for Focus, Health & Slowness

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As I write these words, I sit with a bowl of matcha, the Japanese powdered green tea used in traditional ceremonies, and enjoy the quiet morning hours. Tea is a form of meditation for me, a way of being present and practicing paying attention. It is a way of slowness, of savoring life. And it […]

Top Five Brain Health Foods

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Many of you have asked us for a simple list of the very best, proven natural foods & drinks for optimum brain (and body) health. Ah, everyone loves lists these days, it seems. So while there are numerous natural foods, drinks, herbs and supplemental products that possess brain & body-enhancing properties, we’ve done the research […]

What Is Matcha Green Tea Anyway?

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GOT TO LOVE DR. OZ’s HEALTH BREAKFAST: Ingredients: 1/2 cup low-fat Greek yogurt —1 banana—–1/2 cup strawberries—–Unsweetened coconut to taste—Ground flaxseed,┬áto desired consistency—Matcha green tea powder, to taste (available at health food stores) Directions: Combine all ingredients and enjoy. WHAT IS MATCHA GREEN TEA? Matcha is premium green tea powder from Japan used for drinking […]