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Tea Claims. Are You Being Misled?

Just read a brief article listing the “four international tea trends” and found this somewhat misleading assertion:

Matcha tea, which is popular in China and Japan, is a green tea packed with potassium, magnesium, fiber and vitamins A and C.

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Want to curb hunger? How about some cocoa…

Usually, after having bitter dark chocolate, at least 75-80% dark or above, I used to feel less hungry and noted this again and again. I believed it’s the fat content and bitterness together that could have very well satiated my cravings. 281 more words

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MOST ACCESSED ARTICLE – Polyphenols: Potential Use in the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Diseases

Journal Name: Current Pharmaceutical Design

Author(s): Rosaria Vincenza Giglio, Angelo Maria Patti, Arrigo F.G. Cicero, Giuseppe Lippi, Manfredi Rizzo*, Peter P. Toth, Maciej Banach.

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Bentham Science Publishers

Polyphenols and lectins in the diet

What are polyphenols?

Polyphenols are a chemical group found in plants. They are known for having antioxidant properties that can improve your overall health and prevent certain medical conditions from developing. 392 more words


The Many Benefits in A Cup of Tea

Reading ‘a cup of tea’ is enough to induce feelings on contentment.  Just the thought of it is calming.

We’re mostly concerned with Camellia sinensis – your regular tea bush that has numerous varieties.  238 more words


18 Antioxidants & Richest Food Sources

All humans have both antioxidants and free radicals inside of our bodies at all times. Some antioxidants are made from the body itself, others we obtain from our diets. 655 more words