The coconut tree is known as the "tree of life" by the Pacific Islanders mainly because it is highly valued and used as a remedy for numerous illnesses. It is full of minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, and healing properties. It contains 60% of the essential fatty acids need by the body, medium chain fatty acids. These are not stored in the body as fat, but converted to energy.
Cancer affects more than 1.6 million people every year. Of those cases, the National Cancer Institute estimates nearly 600,000 people will die of the disease or from related complications. This number has dropped in recent years thanks to advances in cancer care that help improve survivability and quality of life for cancer patients.
The must-have staple of Japanese tea ceremonies, Matcha green tea, is a favorite of health-conscious celebrities, top nutritionists, and health experts. Matcha tea powder is made from nutrition-heralded young leaves of shade-grown Camellia sinensis plants. It’s steamed, stemmed and de-vined before turning into stone-ground fine powder.