Green tea tops 2014 NutraIngredients coverage

  Green tea tops 2014 NutraIngredients coverage, according to the editors of NutraIngredients, who heralded a story on the benefits of green tea as the #1 science story for the year. Other top ten stories in NutraIngredients covered mitochondria, curcumin, fish oil and the brain, and protein enrichment. The surging interest in products that deliver […]

Green tea and chickpea soup

With winter upon us, here’s a delicious recipe for green tea and chickpea soup that will nourish you and promote good health. From Top With Cinnamon. Green tea, chickpeas and kale supply first-class nutrition. Healing Green Tea & Chickpea Soup with Garlic Tortilla Triangles INGREDIENTS 2 cups vegetable or chicken stock 2 small carrots, sliced […]

Green tea chocolate

Green tea chocolate! Different, delicious and healthy – combining all the health virtues of chocolate and green tea. The Just One Cookbook offers a step-by-step video on how to make green tea chocolate. In addition to chocolate, matcha – a green tea leaf powder, is used. As an article in The San Francisco Chronicle points out, […]

Chinese Starbucks feature green tea Frappuccino

Chinese Starbucks feature green tea Frappuccino,® according to an article in The Daily Mail. The Starbucks in China are offering up a green tea Frappuccino topped by sweetened whole kernels of red beans. Frappuccino is a name trademarked by Starbucks for a beverage made with coffee or tea and blended with ice and other ingredients. Green […]

Green tea promotes healthy runners

Green tea promotes healthy runners, according to a new study. The study, by David Niemann, Ph.D. and six other authors, examined the consumption of green tea and blueberry polyphenols and its impact on the ability of hard-training runners to resist upper respiratory infections. Other studies have indicated that hard-training runners are susceptible to upper respiratory […]

breast health

Going green for breast health

You may think “pink” when you consider breast cancer awareness, but in her recent blog, holistic pharmacist Sherry Torkos encourages readers to think green for breast health instead. By that, she means green foods, green tea, green cleaning practices and green skin care. Torkos notes that there are certain breast cancer risk factors that are […]

Green Tea for World Heart Day

An Indian cardiologist recommends drinking green tea for World Heart Day, and throughout the year. Quoted by the Indo-Asian News Service in New Delhi, Anil Bansal, chief cardiologist at Columbia Asia Hospital in the city of Gurgaon, India, extolled the benefits of green tea for heart health. He recommends Indian tea drinkers switch from black to […]