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Tea & Health: An Introduction

Tea & Health: An Introduction

Welcome to Tea & Health, A segment that explores the significant health benefits that the tea herb provides and has done so, over many generations. The function of tea and natural bioactive compounds in tea, as elements in a healthy lifestyle, is best explained by the ...

Vasanth Kahandawela

June 7th, 2016

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Tea & Health: Tea and Heart Disease

Tea & Health: Tea and Heart Disease

In this segment, we’ll take a brief look at how tea can help reduce the risk of heart disease. Regular consumption of correctly brewed tea has been shown to reduce oxidation of fat. Studies suggest that green and black tea are equally effective in this respect. Catechins in ...

Vasanth Kahandawela

June 7th, 2016

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Tea & Health: Tea and Free Radicals

Tea & Health: Tea and Free Radicals

In this segment, we’ll take a brief at how tea can help shield against free radicals. Most health experts agree that free radicals are the root cause of aging. Free radicals are created through the normal processes of breathing, eating and physical activity. The negatively ...

Vasanth Kahandawela

June 7th, 2016

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Tea & Health: Tea and Parkinson’s Disease

Tea & Health: Tea and Parkinson’s Disease

In this segment, we’ll briefly look at recent studies that prove that Tea can be very helpful in combating Parkinson’s disease Drinking at least 23 cups of black tea a month, or about three-quarters of a cup a day, may slash the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease ...

Vasanth Kahandawela

June 7th, 2016

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Tea & Health: Tea and Cancer

Tea & Health: Tea and Cancer

Numerous in vitro and in vivo studies have revealed that polyphenols in green and black tea can directly react and neutralize chemical carcinogens, thereby reducing the risk of cancer. It has also been shown that tea increases the activity of detoxifying enzymes which are ...

Vasanth Kahandawela

June 7th, 2016

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