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  • April 10, 2017 Emma McGowan

    Drinking Tea Linked To Increased Bone Mineral Density

    Low bone mineral density can lead to breaks, which are especially dangerous as we get older. A recent study suggests that drinking tea may help increase bone mineral density. For their analysis, researchers examined data from 16 studies that included...

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  • March 1, 2015 Sarah McGowan-Freije

    Black Tea May Help Lower Blood Pressure in Hypertensive People

    High blood pressure and arterial stiffening can contribute to cardiovascular issues. A recent study suggests that drinking flavonoid-rich black tea may help lower blood pressure and reduce arterial stiffening in people with high blood pressure. Participants in the study included...

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  • November 19, 2014 Emma McGowan

    Green Tea Linked to Improved Blood Pressure in Non-Smokers

    Studies examining the association between blood pressure and tea have come back with inconsistent results. A recent study sought to address that issue and found that green tea may help control blood pressure in non-smokers. Participants in the study included...

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  • September 10, 2014 Sarah McGowan-Freije

    Flavanols May Lower Risk of Ovarian Cancer

    Ovarian cancer causes more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system.  A recent study suggests that regularly consuming flavanols and flavanone bioactive compounds that are usually found in tea, citrus, fruit, and fruit juices may lower the...

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  • June 26, 2014 Emma McGowan

    Black Tea May Lower LDL Cholesterol

    Tea is the second most popular drink in the world, second only to water and it could hold the key to lowering levels of “bad” cholesterol. A recent analysis suggests that black tea may reduce LDL (bad) cholesterol levels without...

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  • December 15, 2013 Emma McGowan

    Tea Consumption Linked With Improved Mental Focus

    Researchers from Unilever Research and Development in the Netherlands recently examined a body of work focusing on the health benefits of tea and found that it may improve mental focus. The researchers evaluated data from a number of studies and...

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