Matcha inhibits breast cancer stem cells ....

Matcha green tea inhibits the propagation of breast cancer stem cells ....  Research Paper - Published: August 23, 2018   Biomedical research indicates that Matcha Green Tea (MGT) is indeed sufficient to inhibit the propagation of breast Cancer Stem Cells (CSCs), with an IC-50 of ~0.2 mg/ml, in tissue culture. This is consistent with the idea that MGT may have significant therapeutic potential, by mediating the metabolic reprogramming of cancer cells.Interestingly, several recent studies have suggested that Japanese green tea has anti-proliferative, anti-oxidant, anti-bacterial, and chemo-preventive effects. In direct support of this notion, it has been demonstrated that a key component...

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Best Exercise to Lose Weight?

Health Benefits Optimal Living

How does this workout regime compare to what you do, for being the best way to lose weight and keep it off? https://www.shape.com/fitness/workouts/best-fat-loss-workout-all-time

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Grain & Bean Cafe

A big thanks to the Grain & Bean Cafe, a great customer and ongoing supporter of Okami Life organic matcha .....

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Learning More About Matcha

What is Matcha? The name comes from the combination of two Japanese words matsu (to wipe or rub) and cha (tea). That describes how matcha is made, as the leaves were traditionally rubbed with stones and turned into a fine powder. Both matcha and regular green tea come from the same Camellia sinensis species, but they are grown and processed in different ways. The differences between green tea and matcha is that with the latter, the leaves are fully de-stemmed and prior to harvest, they are grown in the shade for up to 20 days. That causes the plant to...

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Matcha - Concentrated Green Tea

     Studies on Green Tea and Remarkable Benefits Epidemiological studies indicate that people who drink six or more cups of green tea a day have lower levels of damage from inflammation, even DNA damage. In fact, the University of Maryland Medical Centre (UMM) lists numerous health benefits from green tea consumption: "Green tea can help prevent dental cavities [and] may also be useful in inflammatory diseases, such as arthritis, by reducing inflammation and slowing the breakdown of cartilage. Chemicals in green tea may help treat genital warts, treat dermatologic conditions and prevent symptoms of colds and flu … Green...

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