FEBRUARY ALREADY?!! I know..we can’t believe it either!With a new year comes new goals and resolutions and we know there are many, many people out there who are exercising more, eating healthier, drinking more water (or not..we won’t tell). So naturally we thought that we would give you a few fun facts about the health benefits of our flavours.
MATCHA GREEN TEA
Matcha green tea can increase energy and endurance for up to 6 hours (with no coffee crash)
Matcha green tea has been shown to increase metabolism and help the body burn fat nearly four times faster (YEY)
Matcha green tea enhances mood, improves memory, and promotes better concentration.
Matcha green tea is a powerful detoxifier capable of naturally removing heavy metals and chemical toxins from the body.
Because miso is fermented and contains live active cultures, you can think of it as acting similarly on our digestive system as yogurt.
If you’ve been overdoing it on the sugar and dairy over Christmas (i know we have), you can benefit from consuming plenty of miso. It helps cleanse your system and speeds up the tummy’s ability to heal.
Miso has been linked to the prevention of high blood pressure.
Miso helps to activate certain enzymes found in beans and grains that allow you to absorb the available nutrients they provide more easily. These include copper, manganese, B vitamins, vitamin K and phosphorus.
Ginger is high in gingerol, a substance with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Ginger appears to be highly effective against nausea.
Ginger appears to be effective at reducing the day-to-day progression of muscle pain, and may reduce exercise-induced muscle soreness…perfect for you gym bunnies out there!
Chillies carry a good amount of minerals like potassium, manganese, iron, and magnesium.
Chillies can be useful in relieving and preventing common problems such as headaches, migraines and discomfort caused by sinus problems, allowing a person to relax more easily.
The main chemical found in chillies increases the metabolic rate, which aids in the fat burning process. Studies reveal that eating chillies can raise your metabolic rate by up to 23% for about 3 hour
Coconuts provide an immediate source of energy with fewer calories than other fats.
The healthy fat in coconut slowsdown any rise in blood sugar and helps to reduce those sweet cravings.
Coconuts improve digestion and help to aid and support overall Immune System functions.
Like you need an excuse to eat ice cream anyway..