Friday, January 29, 2010

Tea For Health

The next time you drink to your health, you may want to grab a cup of tea. It is a healthful and refreshing drink, and green tea in particular provides antioxidants. Studies performed on these antioxidants indicate that they may be beneficial in contributing to the prevention of certain cancers and may assist in lowering cholesterol and blood pressure and possibly fighting off the flu.

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Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Green Tea Extract May Treat Uterine Fibroids

An extract from green tea may be useful in treating uterine fibroids, a condition that affects 25%-30% of U.S. women, new research indicates.
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Friday, January 22, 2010

Can Hot Tea Give You Cancer?

Can Hot Tea Give You Cancer?

Don’t drink your tea hot. Your morning cuppa has to be had lukewarm. Drinking hot tea makes you four times more prone to cancer of the oesophagus, or food pipe, says a study conducted by the Tata Memorial Hospital.

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Monday, January 18, 2010

Tips on brewing the perfect cup of tea

Eastern civilizations (think China, not the Maritimes) have known for thousands of years that tea is great for body and soul.

So how come most Canadians don't know our Red Rose from our Dilmah? Worse, if we aren't sure how to store or steep tea, we're wasting most of our tea's flavour and health benefits.

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Friday, January 15, 2010

Green Tea May Reduce Lung Cancer Risk

Studies indicate that regular consumption of green tea may slow or prevent conditions including high cholesterol, heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis, impaired immune disease and liver disease. In addition, some studies have indicated green tea may have cancer-fighting properties, lowering the rate of gastric, esophageal, and mouth cancers. And this week researchers reported that Taiwanese smokers who consumed one cup of green tea each day significantly reduced their chances of developing lung cancer.

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Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Global Tea Shortage

A global tea shortage may widen this year and extend into 2011 as a rebound in production in Africa, Sri Lanka and India trails demand growth, the world’s biggest tea-plantation company said.

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Sunday, January 03, 2010

Nepal tea is free from pesticide residue

The Department of Food Technology and Quality Control (DFTQC) has confirmed that Nepal tea is free from pesticide residue and is within exportable quality level.

In the wake of complaints from some western countries about the content of pesticide level in Nepali tea, the latest report of the DFTQC has paved way for the export of Nepali tea in major markets in Europe and America.

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Friday, January 01, 2010