Category Archives: Tea

Fruit Tea: A Useful Health food?

Tea is the most drunk beverage in the world after water. Tea really refers to the decoction made from the Camellia sinensis plant. Tea can be black or green depending on how it is fermented. Tea is a healthy drink … Continue reading

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Berry Tea: A Good Source of Antioxidants

Black and green tea have been extensively researched and shown to provide significant health benefits. In particular, black and green tea are a good source of antioxidants and these antioxidants are able to reduce the oxidative stress associated with free … Continue reading

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Tea As An Anti-Stress Drink

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Herbal Teas and Antioxidants

Evidence shows that black and green tea are rich in antioxidants, and it is these antioxidants that provide tea with some of its health effects. Antioxidants are important components of a healthy diet because they accumulate in tissues and protect … Continue reading

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Is It Worth Changing Tea Brands Regularly?

Tea is a healthy tea because it contains high amounts of antioxidants. The antioxidants in tea are dependent on the type of tea consumed. Green tea contains mainly flavonoids of the flavan-3-ol class called catechins. Catechins are known to have … Continue reading

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How to Make Tea, Coffee and Cocoa Unhealthy Drinks

There are many healthy drinks that have been shown to possess significant health benefits. Tea, coffee and cocoa all possess high levels of antioxidants. The high levels of antioxidants in these drinks may be the reason for the health benefits … Continue reading

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Caffeine: Anxiolytic or Anxiogenic Agent?

Caffeine is often considered to be an anxiogenic compound. In other words, caffeine is thought to be responsible for generating feelings of anxiety in individuals. One of the strategies often suggested to be useful in the treatment of anxiety is … Continue reading

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The Weight Loss Effects Of EGCG

Green tea has been evidenced to possess weight loss effects in humans. Of the constituents of green tea, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) is thought to be partly responsible for the physiological effects of green tea, and may have particular weight loss … Continue reading

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The Fluoride Content of Different Teas

Fluoride is almost ubiquitous in food. Because water contains trace amounts of fluoride naturally, and because fluoride is also added to drinking water, the mineral is present in nearly all foods. All drinks made with water are also likely to … Continue reading

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Does Drinking Green Tea Protect Your Teeth?

Green tea is a decoction made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. Unlike black tea, green tea is not oxidised during processing, and so green tea retains more of the original phytochemicals present in tea leaves. One chemical … Continue reading

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