Why You Should Jump on The Matcha Bandwagon

What is Matcha:Matcha is a stone-ground powdered green tea used in traditional Japanese tea ceremonies. The difference between matcha and standard green tea is that matcha is made from grinding up the entire tea leaf versus in standard green the leaves are discarded. According to the 8th century Zen priest Eisai, who introduced the tea to Japan, matcha … Continue reading Why You Should Jump on The Matcha Bandwagon

Understanding Soy + Isoflavones

Soy is a proven high-quality source of protein, as well as a  complete protein, and packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber, and heart-healthy fats. Proposed health benefits that have clinical evidence to back it up include decreasing insulin resistance, blood pressure, and inflammation and reducing the risk of coronary heart disease, osteoporosis, and some forms of cancer. … Continue reading Understanding Soy + Isoflavones

Whole Grains? Whole Wheat? Sprouted Grains? What Should You Choose?

One of the top questions I get in my job is related to the many different varieties of grains and which one you should choose (aka which is the healthiest option). The nutrition labeling with bread can definitely be classified as confusing as well as difficult for customers to decipher. I am hoping this blog … Continue reading Whole Grains? Whole Wheat? Sprouted Grains? What Should You Choose?