Our Certified Organic Green Tea honors both mind and body. Green tea is made from unfermented leaves and reportedly contains some of the highest concentration of powerful antioxidants called polyphenols. These substances can reduce the formation of free radicals in the body, protecting cells and molecules from damage. Green tea also helps keep you awake. The key active ingredient is caffeine, which is a known stimulant. It doesn't contain as much as coffee, but enough to produce a response without causing the "jittery" effects associated with too much caffeine. It also contains the amino acid L-theanine, which can work synergistically with caffeine to improve brain function.
Mangos have an impressive vitamin content that assures overall health and play a prominent role in eliminating problems such as indigestion and excess acidity. They are rich in potassium (4% in 156 mg) and magnesium (2% in 9 mg). They also contain selenium, calcium, iron, and phosphorus. They are said to be vitamin powerhouses as they are rich in riboflavin, vitamin B6, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, niacin, folate, thiamin, and pantothenic acid. These components help prevent a host of diseases that can come from deficiencies of these vitamins and minerals.
A relative of ginger, this vivid yellow-orange spice is common in Indian, Southeast Asian, and Middle Eastern cooking. It's also been used as medicine in places like India for centuries to treat issues such as breathing problems. The curcumin in turmeric has shown promise for its ability to ease joint pain, stiffness, and inflammation. A recent study that followed women for three menstrual cycles in a row found that curcumin supplements helped ease PMS symptoms.
Lemons are rich in citric acid, which helps enzymes function better, stimulates the liver and aids in detoxification. Although counter intuitive, the nutrients and minerals in citric acid are alkaline in nature as they stimulate the formation of calcium carbonate that neutralizes other strong acids in the body. For this reason, experts say lemons can help change the pH balance of the blood. Because Lemons are rich in vitamin C, they are known to fight colds by boosting your immune system, as well as revive dull skin and keep it healthy.
People have used honey for it's anti-microbial properties for decades. Honey has been known to boast immune boosting and anti-histamine properties. The mild floral flavor and natural sweetness of honey makes it the perfect natural alternative to artificial sweeteners.
Monk fruit provides a low-calorie sweetness without the insulin spikes of sugar. Its sweetness comes from naturally occurring antioxidants found in the fruit that have a delicious, sweet taste, without the calories of sugar. Monk fruit scores a zero on the glycemic index so it is perfect for KETO (low-carb ketogenic) diets.