Now is a great time to learn about the benefits of tea and why you might want to swap out your coffee for tea, add it to your day, or continue drinking it if you’re already a tea-lover.
Tea dates back to 2700 B.C. According to an article published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Chinese legend says that leaves from an Camellia sinensis plant fell into Emperor Shennong's cup of boiling water – and tea was born, brewed and boosted around the world for its soothing qualities and powerful health benefits.
Studies show that diets loaded with vegetables lower your risk of heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, depression, and a variety of other health issues. But the CDC reports that most people eat less than half of the recommended daily servings. So how do you add more veggies to your daily diet? Try these "tips and tastes," and you’ll not only add more veggies, you’ll feel more energetic and healthy from the benefits of more fiber, antioxidants, vitamins and nutrients!
I consider myself one of the lucky ones to have been asked to serve on the board of Princeton's Family YMCA. Lucky because it focuses on the values that should matter most to people in the community: family, friends, health and wellness, and inclusiveness. It's the one organization in town where the community can truly come together as one, across our town's diverse range of socioeconomic groups. It is a place where kids can have a safe space to learn and grow, a place where others can be mentors and role models, a place where one...