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Increasing catechins

If you’ve been reading Eat This, Not That! for a while, you’ve probably heard that green tea is rich in catechins, compounds that signal fat cells to release trapped lipids. 49 more words

7 Health Benefits of Avocado

7 Health Benefits of Avocados 

Avocados have grown in popularity in past decade and with good reason. These green, creamy, delicious fruits make a great addition to almost any food or dish. 456 more words

Catechins in green tea could reduce prostate cancer

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute says that prostate cancer is the second most common type of cancer in men and is predicted to result in an estimated 220,000 cases in the United States in 2015. 413 more words


Tea & Antioxidants: Busting the Myths

We have all heard that green tea is an excellent source for antioxidant nutrition. This claim has been bandied around in the media for years and prominently features on the packaging of commodity teas in our supermarkets. 975 more words

Tea Journal

Tea Flavonoids &Their Roles in Health Support

The two main types of tea are green and black. Both green and black teas are rich dietary sources of flavonoids.

Flavonoids are dietary compounds naturally found in tea, wine, cocoa, fruits and vegetables. 282 more words


Tea and Health

Whether hot or iced, tea made from real tealeaves provides more than just great taste. Tea cleanses the body, modifies the metabolism to detoxify harmful chemicals, boosts immune system functioning and may protect against diseases such as heart disease and cancer. 699 more words


An Antioxidant that Helps Reverse Aging

Looking younger is as easy as absorbing Astaxanthin. Astaxanthin is an antioxidant that works from the inside out to protect against and reverse aging and Prevents UV damage to eyes and skin (works as an internal sunscreen). 133 more words