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Matcha Tea: Surprising Benefits of a Superfood

by Brian P. Ramos
During my most recent DNA Hacker’s Retreat, I discussed some of my top recommended supplements and superfoods. Matcha green tea was one of these natural remedies for health and wellbeing that I discussed. Matcha tea is an excellent way to incorporate some healthy components into your everyday diet. A single serving of matcha tea is nutritionally equivalent to ten cups of regular green tea! This is because matcha is made from high-quality, whole tea leaves that are ingested in powdered form. Therefore, it makes it a more potent source of nutrients than regular steeped green tea. Note, however, that I […]

Benefits & Uses of Holistic Herb, Basil

by Brian P. Ramos
Sweet basil is highly nutritious with an abundance of vitamin A (as carotenoids), vitamin K, and vitamin C. It’s also rich in magnesium, iron, potassium, and calcium. However, basil has many health benefits and uses: Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory Sweet basil is an excellent source of antioxidants such as phenolic compounds and polyphenols. Anti-Cancer Basil also contains phytochemicals that prevent chemical-induced cancers (skin, liver, oral, and lung). Basil does this by increasing the antioxidant activity, altering gene expression like many superfoods, inducing cancer cell death, and inhibiting blood vessel development in the cell. Antibacterial and Antimicrobial Basil essential has been tested […]

Elements of a Successful Entrepreneur and how to Enhance them with Meditation

by Brian P. Ramos
Meditation is ideally used as a tool for higher consciousness and Self-Realization. However, it can be, as many studies support, a tool for better health, wellness, and wellbeing, and for enhancing traits often seen in successful individuals. Indeed, meditation creates a myriad of changes with holistic implications for both body and mind. A sound, calm, energized, and creative mind is capable of greater feats. So what are some of the traits seen in successful individuals? Strong sense of self: Possesses confidence, high self-esteem, and pride. Excellent focus and concentration: Not easily distracted, greater power to do more in less time. […]

Vegan BBQ “Pulled Pork” Jackfruit Sandwich With Spicy Jalapeño Slaw And Cilantro Keeps Waistline in Check

by Brian P. Ramos
Jackfruit, distantly related to figs, has a similar texture to pulled pork and is great at soaking up the spices and flavors you season it with. However, unlike pork, jackfruit has immense health benefits (see below). The key to this sandwich is to use the unripened jackfruit to reduce the sweetness and enhance the texture that “shreds” like pulled pork. The only drawback is that it does not offer high amounts of protein that some may want in their diet. Despite this limitation, which can be easily fixed in other meals, jackfruit is a worthy addition for anyone looking to […]

Super Rainbow Juice with a Secret Weightloss Ingredient you would not Expect

by Brian P. Ramos
At Rama’s Rooted Tree, I always suggest students and clients strive toward getting in daily fruit and vegetables that cover the entire spectrum of the rainbow to provide your cells with a wonderful healing tonic. Each color contains a variety of different phytochemicals known to keep you healthier and prevent diseases like cancer when consumed regularly. My Super Rainbow Juice does just that by providing you with a mega dose of live and intact antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that will reduce inflammation, slow aging, and boost your energy and mood. Oh, and of course it is delicious as well! To […]