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Health Corner: Matcha Green Tea Powder

Posted On: October 27, 2015

Introducing our Health Corner segment, where we will be sharing information on some products to enhance, activate and vitalize your health and well being. We'll share some ancient things as well, health secrets the Egyptians, even some past down from family and our elders used to empower and maintain youth and vitality.

Starting off with the Matcha Green Tea Powder, which are produced and manufacted mostly in Japan, parts of China and in some Asian cultures. But the Matcha leaves itself is only grown in Japan. Matcha Green Tea is a very special, ancient and traditional tea that has been around for hundreds of years; and used in different Chinese Dynasty to maintain their power and reign. The tea was also and continues to be used for spiritual purposes in Zen Buddhism and to elevate aspects of meditation. The tea is prepared in two distinctive ways, the Traditional Japanese Ceremonial and Ceremonial Grade (Premium and Culinary).

Although there are two different ways Matcha Green Tea Poweder is prepared, there are many several variances of the tea based on color and the refinement of the powder. The greener the matcha, the better it is for you.

So what does Matcha Green Tea Powder do and what are the benefits?

Good questions and lets get into them.

The Matcha Green Tea Powder has several health benefits that will empower, vitalize, ehnance and metabolize a person's mental, physical, emotional and as well as spiritual health. And just overall health benefits.

For mental health benefits: Matcha Green Tea Powder boost concentration, focus and memory. Because of the production of dopamine and serotonin, the tea elevates and magnifies the mind in remembering things, clarity, helps in concentration and focus which activates higher levels of creativity.

For emotional health benefits: Matcha Green Tea Powder is a great mood enhancer and also, promotes relaxation in order to stay calm and centered (balanced). It reduces anxiety, nervousness and hypertension. Although the tea has caffeine in it, unlike other products with caffeine, consumers do not experience the regualr side effects caffeine causes. Instead the tea aids as a stimulant that increases energy levels and endurance.

For spiritual health benefits: It does the same thing for mental and emotional health benefits. Buddhist use it because of its mood enhancing benefits, the way it expands levels of meditation and how it clarifies the mind and soul. Because of its calm and alertness benefits, Matcha Green Tea Powder helps one stay sharp and on top of their game.

For physical health benefits: Matcha Green Tea Powder cleanses and detoxifies the body of toxins. It is a great natural way of losing weight because of its cleansing properties. Due to its high levels of chlorophyll, the tea rids the body of all kind of toxins from metals and different chemicals. It will leave the skin smooth and clear, free of blemishes, acne and etc. Matcha Green Tea Powder also helps in maintaing youth, by cell renewal and restoration for the skin and keeps you natually beautiful from the inside out. It revitalizes the body, gives you that kick to get your day started right with great energy and the feeling of empowerment and exhilaration (a natural high) to soar and immense into great levels of yourself. (That's also mental, emotional and spiritual health as well).

For overall health benefits: Matcha Green Tea Powder is rich in antioxidants which helps fight against negative affects of UV radiation, prevents certain illnesses and maladies. One cup of Matcha Green Tea Powder gives you five times the antioxidants you need that are often found in raw fruits and vegetables. The antioxidants also help in skin care and health. Matcha Green Tea Powder is great for the immune system, by helping you create new and regenerate the cells you need to fight off colds, flu, illnesses and etc. It lowers the risk of certain cancers, prevents Alzheimer's disease, glaucoma and diabetes. The tea helps boost immunity and metabolism, improves cholesterol and helps burn calories.

"Matcha green tea is a rich source of Vitamins A and C as well as potassium, protein, iron and calcium. We all know how good ordinary green tea is for our body but a single cup of matcha green tea contains the equivalent nutritional value of roughly 10 cups of regular green tea."

Matcha Green Tea Powder can be consumed with cold or hot water until all of it is dissolved. Matcha can also be brewed with milk, usually it taste great with organic coconut milk, even soy milk is good too. It can also be consumed as a latte, used in baking for muffins, specialty bread and; several different recipes in cooking and baking. Matcha Green Tea Powder can also be added to your favorite smoothies.

The traditional method of brewing Matcha Green Tea Powder is with a tea bowl and bamboo whisk.

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Energy Forecast of The Day: 'Protect Your Energy'

Posted On: September 28, 2018

'Protect Your Energy'

Gaia

It's an act of self care.

Energy has always been around, it's nothing new. It's the universe's language. Energy as expressed before is spiritual currency, in the manner of exchanges but on an energetic level. Energy currencies and exchanges.

Whenever you come in contact with other people, there is always a form of energetic exchanges. One way to identify it is how do you feel around a person or persons? and after they've left? Energetic exchanges can either nurture, fortify and magnify your energies, or deplete and drain them as depicted in The Moon Tarot's Today's Energy Reading. In other words, energetic exchanges add, subtract or synchronize.

There's regular energetic exchanges and then, there's sexual energy exchanges (sex) through sexual relations (I will get into that some other time).

Your energies are a form of currency, view it as that and it is very, very valuable. Without it, you can't do anything. It is your life force. It is the power that empowers your life and everything around you. It's your power source. You apply energy to create, you apply energy to manifest, objects can't move until you apply your energy to physically move it; and etc.

They've even tried to manufacture energy and sell you it in a can, that's how beneficial and valuable your energy is.

There are some people when they get really mad or upset, the lights in their homes flicker or the fuse of the light bulbs blow out, that's how magnifying a person's energy can be. Or a person has a Midas touch energy. Whereas, energy is amplifying if charged, harnessed from within and generated properly.

With that said, below is the full energy reading for today.

You can feel or sense when your energy is being drained, so take the proper precautions in protecting oneself and honor yourself in that act of self care. And the rest of the reading is self explanatory. Self care is healthcare, it's not just a lifestyle but a way of life.

The Tarot divination is The Prince of Swords who defends and protects their inner peace.

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Source: The Moon Tarot

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The Benefits Of Strawberries

Posted On: March 15, 2015

You are what you eat, so eat strawberries and be sweet!

As a creative genuis, whatever it is that you create. It could be clothes, music, maybe you are chef who makes and creates dishes and etc., what you eat can affect how productive, and effective you are in your creativity. We become the food we ingest and digest. Also healthwise and not just in creativity. It's very important to have fruits and vegetables in your daily intake of food.

During the Winter, most people gain weight from all the festivities of Thanksgiving, Christmas and the hearty foods winter brings. During Spring and Summer, people eat less and eat more fruits and vegetables, because of the heat.

One fruit that is loved by many are strawberries and eating strawberries has its own benefits. One of the benefits are, strawberries strenghten eyes. So, that's a good thing because strong eyes can see much further than dreams, because of vision.

Check out the rest of the benefits below.

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Kevin Durant Continues Sneaker Hustle, As Nike Prepares To Release 'KD 8 Elite'

Posted On: March 02, 2016

From his signature moves on the court to philanthropy, to being a businessman, Kevin Durant magnified his platform as a basketball. While Durant prepares for the regular season finale and kick off for the NBA the playoffs, he'll be sporting his eighth shoes (sneakers) from Nike. 

The KD 8 transformed in their design of the shoe, by going from low top to high top. For the assembly and manufacturing of the shoe, Nike collaborated with designer Leo Chang to bring consumers a more futuristic looking sneakers. KD 8 is detailed with a calf-length compression sock which provides additional support for basketball players, non-stretch woven materials, Nike's Flywire Technology combined with Kevlar aramid fiber, there's a full-length visible Nike Zoom Air cushioning; and foam for comfort. Leo stated the new high top design for the sneakers was inspired by Kevin Durant. 

"Transitioning from a low to high is a decision we made with confidence based on our ongoing feedback from Durant to always push the limit on innovative design," Chang revealed.

Leo also stated, the vision for the new KD 8 of putting together a sneaker with built in socks. 

"Transitioning from a low to high is a decision we made with confidence based on our ongoing feedback from Durant to always push the limit on innovative design."

The Nike KD 8 comes in three colorways as pictured above: black with a white soles and gold Nike brand emblem, grey sort of like slate with similiar colors for the soles and white with a black Nike brand emblem and white soles. 

KD 8 is scheduled in three release dates: on April 14th in the white colorways, May 5th for the grey and May 26th for the Black at selected Nike stores. 

In the meantime, check out the promotional video for KD 8 featuring Kevin Durant. 

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