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Online or via pickup, we provide organic, eco-friendly, and chemical-free products, plus items to beautify your home and spirit. As a small volunteer-run nonprofit, we can't compete with the pricing at large stores. However, having no paid staff allows all our net proceeds to fund cancer research and  treatment for working dogs. Sit, stay & shop for what truly matters — health, home, happiness and healing.

 

  

Tea is the world’s second most popular beverage, after water. Increased understanding of the role antioxidants play in the prevention of cancer and cardiovascular disease has positioned tea as the ideal health beverage. We  only recommend organic, loose leaf tea, however, for both taste and health reasons. In conventionally grown non-organic teas, pesticides or other chemicals that were used in growing the tea plants are then boiled from the tea leaves into your water and into your body.
 

CLICK HERE to read the National Cancer Institute Tea and Cancer Prevention Fact Sheet

Rich in antioxidants
Bolsters immune system
Lowers cholesterol levels
Strengthens teeth & bones

 

Fresh loose-leaf teas will provide you with a great deal more taste, aroma, economy, antioxidants and pleasure than steeping the tiny leaf bits and stale tea dust packaged in bags. With respect to tea in tea bags, breaking up the leaves for bags disperses flavored oils and other oils that support health benefits. In addition, the small size of the bag does not allow leaves to diffuse and steep properly.

Although Green Tea has received more news media attention than black and oolong tea, all tea is good for you. Its medicinal potential comes from antioxidant compounds called polyphenols. These polyphenols scavenge cell–damaging free radicals, which are linked with cancer–causing genes and cause LDL cholesterol to form artery-clogging plaque. The polyphenols in tea possess 20 to 30 times the antioxidant potency of vitamins C and E.

Green Tea catechins have been shown to act as powerful inhibitors of cancer growth in several ways, e.g., they scavenge oxidants before cell injuries occur, reduce the incidence and size of chemically induced tumors, and inhibit the growth of tumor cells. [BTW, Green Tea is one of the ingredients of the organic pre-mix that we utilize for our Golden Alfie's CanineLife diet.]

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