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A New Year and New Healthy Eating Habits

A New Year and New Healthy Eating Habits
As the holiday season draws to a close, many of us start to think about how to eat more healthfully in the New Year and perhaps try and lose those few extra pounds that might have crept up on us over the holidays. If healthy eating and cooking are on your list of New Year’s Resolutions, the NakedTruthNutritionist and EdibleNature are here to help you at every turn. Whether you’re looking for organic bulk .

Foods to Boost Natural Sun Protection-Tea

Foods to Boost Natural Sun Protection-Tea
Black tea, green tea and white teas are a rich source of the antioxidant EGCG. White tea contains the most as it is the least processed, followed by green, then black tea. Emerging research suggests that consumption and topical application of EGCG can help protect the skin from UV damage and skin cancer. One may need to drink 4-5 cups a day to reap the benefits from oral intake. You can also find it .

Easy Weight Loss Solution #3

Easy Weight Loss Solution #3
White TeaCompounds in white tea may stall the growth of new fat cells, as well as trigger the breakdown of fat in existing fat cells, according to a report in Nutrition & Metabolism. White Tea is low in caffeine and high in antioxidants, and could be helpful in averting the many health problems linked to buildup of fat around the waistline – the worse kind of fat.

Stress Free Thanksgiving

Life this time of year can feel like a marathon of family gatherings, shopping, and general overdoing. Instead of relying on vast amounts of caffeine to keep up the pace, try a homemade herbal chai to build your body’s reserves. This energy-enhancing blend stars eleuthero (also known as Siberian ginseng), which helps the body adapt to stress; burdock to gently detox the liver; and licorice to balance the adrenal system (omit if you have .

Best Herbal Tea Combinations

Many of you asked for specific herbal tea combinations….Best anti-stress bets include (try one or a blend of any of these great herbal teas):Nerve tonicsvalerian, hops, chamomile, scullcap, oats, damiana Nerve relaxantsSt. John’s wort, passion flower, valerian, lemon balm, lobelia, scullcap, hops, chamomile, lavender Nerve sootheroats, barley, slippery elm bark, marshmallow root Nerve stimulantskola nut, peppermint, ginkgo, gota kola, wintergreen, spearmint, cayenne, ginger, rosemary, ginseng

Tea Time!

Tea Time!
Whether you need to relax before climbing into bed, de-stress after a busy day at work, or even get your day off on the right (calm) foot, a cup of herbal tea can help. Try different herbs that are known for their soothing properties, then pick your favorites and enjoy them solo or in combinations. As a general guideline, use about a teaspoon of herb per cup of water, and steep for about 15 .

Do you fancy yourself a tea connoisseur?

Do you fancy yourself a tea connoisseur?
If you are a tea connoisseur, then you probably know that experts recommend using loose teas for the best flavor, since loose teas are consistently higher-grade than those used in prepackaged tea bags. Loose leaves unfurl in the cup and release the full flavor of the tea, so when filling your own tea bags or using tea balls, be careful to not overfill. At EdibleNature we have a taste for tea. And nothing tastes .