Tag Archives: green tea

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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Japanese food — a friendly, healthy dining experience

May 22, 2013

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by Stan Kalson —  Japanese food uses the healthiest, freshest foods in a wide variety of sushi, salads, soups, sauces, dressing, white and brown rice. Grilling is used to insure less fat for the health-conscious eater. Green tea as a healthy beverage choice. Try the following recipes to spice up your kitchen. Grilled Salmon with Teriyaki […]

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Eat your way to a healthy heart

March 31, 2013

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by Dr. Toni Vaughan —  It is a fact that the foods we eat can significantly influence our heart health. The problem is that everyday we are bombarded with new information about what constitutes a heart-healthy diet. The following steps offer a simple and practical approach to achieving a heart-healthy lifestyle. • Increase healthy fats […]

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Eat, drink and stay healthy during the holidays

February 22, 2013

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by Paula Owens —  The holiday season is upon us. Our schedules are filled with shopping, holiday parties, relatives, food and spirits, and obligations. Socializing during the holidays can be stressful and challenging for some people, especially if friends and family are not as health conscious as you. The abundance of treats and homemade goodies […]

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Health updates

September 8, 2012

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The following is new information regarding gut bacteria in babies and the link to obesity, plus new studies on green tea aiding digestion. Gut bacteria predicts obesity The types of bacteria in a baby’s gut may determine their risk of becoming overweight or obese later in life, according to Finnish researchers. After analyzing fecal samples […]

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Five simple steps to a happy body

September 8, 2012

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by Anna Filipski —  A happy body is one that is energetic and rested, rather than stressed and tense. These are definitely optimal states of being, and following are some tips on creating a happy body condition. It all begins with the nervous system. The autonomic nervous system can be split into two parts, sympathetic […]

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Power foods to help with weight loss and health

September 2, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  If your goal is to lose weight or prevent weight gain, you must stabilize your insulin, the fat-storing hormone. This is the one hormone we actually have control over and our food choices can prevent unhealthy insulin spikes from occurring. Numerous studies have shown that eating a low carbohydrate-to-protein ratio with […]

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Recipes to support prostate health

August 23, 2012

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by Stan Kalson —  The incidence of BHP (non-malignant enlargement of the prostate) is truly one of the most significant problems facing men in our society. Beginning at age 50, as many as 40 percent of males have BHP. By the time men hit their 80s, the figure reaches 90 percent. Diet is the first […]

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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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Green tea to treat human papilloma virus (HPV)

February 28, 2012

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by Dr. Denice Grobe —  Medical research is finally catching up to what practitioners of naturopathic and botanical medicine have known for decades — that green tea has extraordinary healing benefits. Green tea benefits Inhibits the growth of cancer cells Lowers cholesterol Increases fat metabolism Reduces the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis Protects against cardiovascular disease […]

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Health news you can use

February 28, 2012

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by Dr. Alan Christianson —  The following is new information concerning your health, along with comments on this information. Green tea works better with vitamin C A study at Purdue University has shown that adding ascorbic acid and sucrose to green tea can help the body absorb helpful compounds. Mario Ferruzzi, associate professor of food […]

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