Green tea can increase arterial dilation, which is linked to better cardiovascular health. Researchers from Greece tested subjects after they consumed green tea, 125mg of caffeine and 450ml of hot water on three separate...

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Extracts from green tea can stop the build-up of fatty deposits in the liver. The incidence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has risen along with the obesity epidemic. Green tea extract (GTE) has been shown to ...

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A cohort study of 2501 people from Singapore has found that regular tea consumption is associated with lower risks of cognitive impairment and decline. The effects were most evident for black (fermented) and oolong...

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Consuming green tea may reduce the risk of developing advanced prostate cancer. A Japanese cohort study followed 49,920 men aged 40-69 years over 14 years. All had completed a questionnaire at baseline that included information...

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Drinking green tea before exercise could help burn fat. American scientists carried out studies on 12 healthy young men, who took either green tea extract (GTE), equivalent to 3.5 cups of tea, or placebo before taking part in...

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Evidence for the manifold benefits of green tea continues to mount. A study of nearly 70,000 Chinese women showed a significant reduction in the risk of developing colorectal cancer in women who drank green tea regularly, with...

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Components of black tea can mimic the action of insulin and could have the potential to combat type 2 diabetes and the ageing process. Scottish scientists added various tea polyphenols (theaflavins and thearubigins) to human ...

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Not to be out-done by its greener cousin, black tea’s many health benefits continue to be documented. 1,500 elderly Australian women participated in a five-year trial of the effect of calcium supplementation on osteoporotic...

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Evidence for the benefits of green tea continues to mount. A study of nearly 70,000 Chinese women showed a significant reduction in the risk of developing colorectal cancer in women who drank green tea regularly, with the...

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The traditional method of making tea in Britain has always been to let the tea brew for at least five minutes. A recent study has now found that tea which is brewed for longer has higher concentrations of flavonoids and shows...

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