Do you have high cholesterol levels ? Did you know that Alfalfa is a great way to treat high cholesterol and diabetes levels ?
It is widely known that Alfalfa is a good source of protein. Darius, King of Persia had reportedly brought Alfalfa to Greece. The Chinese have also used it for centuries to assist the digestive system. Containing up to 50% protein in addition to having a good amount of beta carotene, octacosanol, and chlorophyll. It also contains amino acids, saponins, isoflavins, sugars, sterols, acids, minerals (Ca, K, P, Mg, Fe, Zn, Cu), coumarins, alkaloids, porphyrins, and vitamins (A, B1, B6, B12, C, D, E, K, niacin, biotin, folic acid, pantothenic acid). A normal serving of Alfalfa contributes to almost 3 percent of your daily fiber needs. Fiber helps maintain healthy cholesterol and blood sugar levels while promoting bowel regularity and optimum weight.
You can also obtain about 2 percent of your body's daily iron intake with a serving of Alfalfa. Iron helps provide oxygen to your blood cells, preventing the fatigue associated with anemia. Optimum iron intake might enhance athletic importance, help growth rates in children and combat an attention deficit disorder.
Ancient Indian doctors also used the herb to treat internal digestive ailments, and also used it for pain relief for arthritic patients. Alfalfa also offers the following benefits to name a few :
- High in Vitamin C
- Vitamin E
- High in protein
- Helps with poor digestion
- Optimum iron intake
- Matcha + Herbs
- Immune System
- Blood Sugar
Alfalfa Matcha Green tea is high in nutrients and perfect for any occasion. It's beautiful bright green color and wonderful taste make it great for every day of the week. Drinking it so often can make it somewhat boring after a while. To keep your Alfalfa Matcha tea exciting and always something you look forward to, let's explore some ways to prepare it.
As a hot tea, Alfalfa Matcha's penetrating smell and amazing flavor really come to life. To enjoy Alfalfa Matcha as a hot tea:
- Bring your Alfalfa Matcha powder to room temperature [18°C (64°F) to 23°C (73°F)], and sift through a strainer.
- Scoop 1 ½ to 2 rounded teaspoons of sifted Alfalfa Matcha into a tea bowl or cup
- Add ¼ to 1/3 cup of hot, simmering water (this may be more or less diluted based on your preference).
- Briskly whisk your Alfalfa Matcha. As the Matcha begins to dissolve, move the whisk briskly back and forth as fast as you can in the middle of the bowl or cup. The whisk should be vertical and barely touching the bottom of the bowl or cup. Once your Matcha has developed a soft, light foam, slowly lift the whisk from the center of the bowl or cup.
- Enjoy your frothy, healthy cup of hot Alfalfa Matcha Green tea!
Traditional with a chill:
- Alfalfa Matcha is excellent as a chilled or iced tea, perfect for hot summer days and when you're on the run. To prepare chilled or iced Alfalfa Matcha-
- Get a 16 oz water bottle or glass that accomodates 16 oz.
- Measure ¼ teaspoon (or more if you like) into the bottle or cup with 16 oz of cold water. If you've opened a new bottle, be sure to sip a little so you don't overfill it!
- Shake or stir vigorously to dissolve the Alfalfa Matcha powder.
- Drink immediately, pour over ice or refrigerate.
- If desired, add a sugar substitute or honey to sweeten it to your liking.
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