Thursday, March 26, 2009

Very hot tea linked to cancer

Tea drinkers have been advised to let their beverages stand for at least four minutes to reduce the risks of cancer. This follows a study that found the threat of cancer of the oesophagus increased eight-fold as a result of drinking tea with a temperature above 70C.


Thursday, March 19, 2009

Green Tea May Lower Breast Cancer Risk

A study conducted in China suggests that women who consume more mushrooms and green tea in their diets may have a lower risk of developing breast cancer.

Saturday, March 07, 2009

Green tea could help your teeth

Green tea has long been consumed for its perceived health properties. Now, scientists at Kyushu University in Japan have found that the popular beverage may also protect against problems with the gums and teeth. Read More

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Tough working conditions on tea plantations

I thought this article was interesting.

Underpaid and living in poor conditions far from home, tea pickers in Kenya's vast plantations are trying to boost their income by selling sex.
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