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Are all natural teas safe?

October 7, 2015

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Are all natural teas safe? by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Recent tests conducted by Eurofins Scientific, an independent analytic testing company, determined that many varieties of Celestial Seasonings teas contain potentially dangerous levels of multiple pesticides. The report revealed that 91 percent of the teas sampled contained pesticide levels that exceeded U.S. federal limits. Ten […]

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Half of all Americans drink tea

June 9, 2014

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Half of all Americans drink tea by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  People have been drinking tea for nearly 5,000 years. According to legend, it was discovered in 2737 B.C. by Chinese Emperor Shen-Nung, known as the Divine Healer, when some tea leaves accidentally blew into his pot of boiling water. In the 1600s, tea became […]

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Which tea for weight loss?

April 7, 2014

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Which tea for weight loss? by Toffler Niemuth —  All teas, whether green, black, oolong or pu-erh, come from the same plant, namely Camellia sinensis. So why is there a discrepancy about which tea has the greatest impact on weight loss, and why do they work differently? It has to do with the environmental conditions […]

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A cup of tea to your health!

May 23, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — Tea has long been described in leading medical journals as an antidote to heart disease, cancer, obesity and arthritis. It also is known to boost immunity, battle viruses, aid in detoxification, lower blood pressure, reduce cholesterol and normalize blood sugar. All true teas — white, green, oolong and black — […]

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Rosemary — A great addition to your food

May 18, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Rosemary grows on a small evergreen shrub belonging to the Labiatae family, and is related to mint. The tops of its leaves look like flat, deep green pine-tree needles, while they are silver-white on their underside. Rosemary’s memorable flavor and unique health benefits make it an indispensable herb for every […]

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Ways to curb your sugar craving

February 26, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — Food and sugar cravings are a dieter’s dilemma. You might reduce your caloric intake, but get shaky because you are not eating enough. The consequent dip in your blood sugar level then causes you to crave a sugared food. Your brain tells your body, “Give me sugar, now!” So you […]

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Whiten your teeth with strawberries

August 20, 2012

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Tooth whitening is the leading dental procedure requested by people under the age of 20 and between the ages of 30 and 50. In the last 10 years alone, this procedure has exploded by 300 percent, according to The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Perhaps one reason for the explosion has to do with the […]

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Keeping your cool

August 13, 2012

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by Khayriyyah Savannah —  As the summer sun heats up, it is time to tune in to the body’s signals for staying cool on the inside. Signs of internal heat (inflammation) can range from headaches and sore muscles, to anger and impatience. Nurturing your natural balance of fluids or moisture (yin) can help you keep […]

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The positive benefits of tea and your teeth

March 5, 2012

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by Heather Demeritte —  We brush our teeth first thing in the morning and before retiring for the night. We floss, and swish mouthwash daily. Although we follow a regular routine to promote good oral health hygiene, gum disease and tooth decay are still major health issues today. What can you do to keep your […]

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Health updates: White tea and blueberries

February 29, 2012

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The following is new information regarding white tea and obesity, and how blueberries can reduce risk factors for cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome. White tea fights obesity, scientists report German scientists say that drinking white tea may be a natural way to battle the bulge. The tea contains compounds that appear to break down existing […]

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Tea time

February 28, 2012

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by Dr. Nicholas Warner —  From a health perspective, you can’t talk about tea without also talking about polyphenols, the compounds found in tea leaves and other plants. The less processing the tea undergoes, the higher its polyphenol content, which is why research suggests green tea has so many potential health benefits. Polyphenols are powerful […]

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Create your tool bag for change

February 24, 2012

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by Tina Sacchi —  Many of us are experiencing great changes in our lives. As we navigate through our days, many emotions come to the surface for clearing and releasing. The world is shifting, and while we are seeing great changes in our political and financial systems, in particular, we are also experiencing profound transformation […]

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Slash your chance of getting a cold

February 24, 2012

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WPHL, Channel 17 in Philadelphia, offers a list of remedies to fight a cold that are natural and more affordable than pricey, over-the-counter medicines. They include: Slippery elm — The inner bark of the slippery elm, when mixed with water, becomes a slick gel. This gel is rich with antioxidants and coats your throat, stomach […]

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