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Here are six of the best nutrition heroes for women, with great-tasting recipes to match. To reap their benefits, include two to three servings of each of these foods in your weekly meal plan.
4. Green tea
Well-studied epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) seems to be especially powerful in reducing breast cancer risk. Too much sun exposure over the years? EGCG may also reverse the effects of ultraviolet damage and fight skin cancer. In addition, research indicates that green tea increases alertness, fends off fatigue, and aids weight loss by boosting metabolism.
Green Tea Smoothie
Serves 2 / A calcium-packed, energizing breakfast to go. Customize this creamy, sweet smoothie with additional boosts; try a few spoonfuls of raw almond butter, green foods powder, matcha green tea powder, whey protein, or ground flaxseed. To freeze bananas, peel and slice; place in a plastic bag and freeze overnight. Freeze several to keep on hand for future smoothies. View recipe.
Green Tea-Scented Quinoa with Corn
Green Tea Granita with Ginger and Citrus
Green Tea Stir-Fry with Garlic and Ginger
Green Tea-Poached Asian Pears with Pistachio Cream Sauce
Matcha Green Tea Drink
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