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Purple Plants to the Rescue! Nature’s Superheroes

Purple Plants to the Rescue! Nature’s Superheroes

Vibrant, jewel toned purple foods such as blueberries, red cabbage, eggplants and figs are a colorful and showy addition to a beautifully balanced plate. But the resplendent color of purple and blue foods is not just for looks! These rich red-blue shades signify the presence of powerful antioxidants, known as “nature’s scrub brushes,” that mop up the free radicals (unstable atoms) that cause cell damage that leads to illness and aging. Antioxidants are the overachievers of the plant world: they can help balance cholesterol and control weight, repair and prevent premature aging of the skin, and benefit the heart, eyes,...

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The History of Purple Tea

The History of Purple Tea

In the high peaks, bright sun and rich volcanic soil of Mount Kenya, a unique and special tea leaf is grown and cultivated. For more than a century, Kenya’s Great Rift Valley has nurtured families of tea growers (10% of Kenya’s economy is dependent on tea, and they are the largest exporters of tea in the world) [source]. Ten years ago, black tea growers in the region began to experiment with a new varietal, and Kenyan Purple Tea was born. Purple tea is grown on and around Mount Kenya, the second highest mountain in Africa after Mount Kilimanjaro. The cool mountain...

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