Green TeaIt can be very hard for some of us to stop consuming fatty foods, especially when we are talking about not healthy fats. Can you imagine your daily diet without bacon, pasta with cheese dressing, various pizzas, cream-based soups, stews, cakes or pies, eskimo ice cream, and so on? And what about burritos, empanadas, frito pies, and other ‘diamonds’ of Mexican cuisine which is so extremely popular nowadays? Sometimes it is really hard to resist, and that’s why more and more of us are forced to fight against extra weight after having pretty much unhealthy waistline or too many extra pounds on the hips. Can something be of help to those who are overweight but still have hopes to normalize their body mass? Read the rest of this entry »

October 16, 2008

For many centuries, green tea has been known as a unique and inexhaustible natural source of health, beauty and longevity. Green tea has been used by Chinese and Japanese physicians for more than four thousand years, and still it is difficult to find any other drink or food, which would have more health benefits than this wonderful beverage. Modern scientific researches and studies are providing more and more evidence for numerous positive effects on our health connected with regular green tea consumption. Along with good taste and delicate aroma, green tea has over 300 various useful ingredients: minerals, proteins, carbohydrates, microelements, Vitamines B1, B2, B5, C1, K and P, as well as composites of magnesium, calcium, manganese, phosphorus and other chemical elements. Read the rest of this entry »