Thursday, August 21, 2008

Green Tea Facial

Lina Tanaka thinks green tea is more than just a thirst quencher. The skin-products expert believes it's also great for her skin. When Ms. Tanaka brews her daily cup in the morning, she sets aside a small serving to cool. Once the tea feels cold to the touch, she uses it to tone her skin. Ms. Tanaka likes to pour a little of the tea into her palms and splash it directly onto her face.Read More

Monday, August 18, 2008

Breast cancer risk unconnected to drinking coffee or tea

A study analyzed data on 85,987 cancer-free women who, on average, were in their mid-40s at the start of the study. In a 22-year span, 5,272 of them were diagnosed with breast cancer. Women who reported drinking the most tea or coffee (four or more cups a day, caffeinated or decaffeinated) had no greater or lesser risk of developing breast cancer than those who drank virtually no coffee or tea.

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Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Green Tea Lowers Cholesterol

According to a Taiwanese clinical trial, women who took 400 mg of green tea extract three times a day for 12 weeks experienced significant reduction in LDL-cholesterol and triglyceride levels.

Sunday, August 10, 2008

Black Tea May Reduce Risk of Parkinson's

A new study conducted by the researchers at the National Neuroscience Institute in Singapore has shown that drinking one cup of black tea a day may reduce the risk of Parkinson's disease by as much as 71 percent.

Monday, August 04, 2008

Healthy Innovations has launched VidaTea

Healthy Innovations Inc has launched VidaTea, a sparkling green-tea drink infused with antioxidants and sweetened with organic agave nectar. The company claims it provides a better alternative to sugar-laden soda, diet soda, energy drinks and even plain green tea. It comes in desert pear, pomegranate and wild berry, and more flavors are planned.

Friday, August 01, 2008

Tea May Improve Attention And Focus

According to new research published in a supplement to the August issue of the Journal of Nutrition, drinking four to five cups of tea a day may help maintain a healthy mind and body. One study's results suggest that four to five cups of tea a day may improve attention and focus