Thursday, August 21, 2008
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
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.
Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Sunday, August 10, 2008
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 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
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