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Green Tea Boosts Memory

Green tea boosts memory, according to a new study conducted at the University of Basel. Participants in the study who drank a beverage with 27 grams of green tea extract performed better on short-term memory tests than the control group. Moreover, MRI imaging showed unique activation patterns between different lobes of the brain, suggesting that […]

Green tea may offer blood pressure and cholesterol benefits

Green tea may offer blood pressure and cholesterol benefits, according to a new study published in the scientific journal, Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases. The meta-study of 20 randomized clinical trials found that consuming green tea may help manage blood pressure and lower cholesterol levels. The authors of the study examined data from more than […]

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Leading natural health expert mentions EGCG for boosting metabolism and other health properties

In the March issue of Toronto-based Tonic Magazine, Dr. Bryce Wylde mentions the powers of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), a form of polyphenol found in green tea, among his many sought-after nutrition tips. Wylde, a frequent guest on The Dr. Oz Show, writes, “Other studies have suggested that the green tea extract EGCG boosts metabolism and […]

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Article describes green tea benefit, but should have mentioned how to protect yourself against pesticides.

Best-selling author and nutritionist Dr. Jonny Bowden was quoted in a March 31, 2014 Woman’s World article, “Tea – the new Fountain of Youth!” The article describes some of the many health boosts offered by tea’s natural components. In a section subtitled, “Black and green tea shield against Alzheimer’s,” Bowden remarks: “Green tea is loaded […]