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I didn't make a New Years resolution but I do a check list at the start of the year. So far, I'm failing at giving up potato chips. Don't judge me. Nevertheless, I keep my overall health in mind. I hit 51 this month and I'm proud of it. When I tell folks my age, they ask me to repeat it. I'm not sure what 50 or 51 is suppose to look like, but I gather that I've beat the odds. Ting! I don't have a secret but I do have a few must haves in my diet. I'm a big fan of Green Tea and I'm asking my followers to take a few minutes to read about the benefits and go out and get some.
Green Tea Benefits
You know I'm frugal and one of the least expensive things I can recommend today, is that you add a lil green to your diet and of course, Cha Cha whenever possible.
In the Kitchen
I've tried Green Tea different ways with flavors like citrus etc., but there's nothing like the real thing. A squeeze of Agave Nectar, your choice and it's on. I get Green Tea premixed with a sugar substitute because it's just faster than brewing. Either way, get the benefits. I grabbed this list from Lifehack. http://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifestyle/11-benefits-of-green-tea-that-you-didnt-know-about.html
Green tea has been used as a medicine for thousands of years, originating in China but widely used throughout Asia this beverage has a multitude of uses from lowering blood pressure to preventing cancer. The reason that green tea has more health benefits attached to it than black tea is (apparently) due to the processing. Black tea is processed in a way that allows for fermentation whereas green tea’s processing avoids the fermentation process. As a result, green tea retains maximum amount of antioxidants and poly-phenols the substances that give green tea its many benefits.Here’s a list of some of its amazing benefits — benefits that you may not have been aware of. Some of these benefits are still being debated, so please do your own research if you want to use green tea for medicinal purposes.
Pharrell Williams - Happy . When I heard this song on TV and seen the video, I adopted it as my 2014 theme song. Got Cha Cha like know one is looking. Whew! Release on this one and I will play it as much as I want to. Join in and " Clap along." "Happiness is the truth."
Follow the directions on the container and get creative with flavors you add.
As always, Look Good, Cook Good and Entertain in Style.
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Heidi L. Smith