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Drink Well: The Health Benefit of Black and Green Tea

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Scientific studies continue to show that green tea is good for you. Tea began as a Chinese medicinal drink, and modern science proves just how green tea is good for you. In traditional Chinese medicine, tea helps to clear the eyes and head, resolve excess phlegm, promote urination, relieve toxins, aid the digestion, and quench thirst. As with so many foods and medicines, the traditional Chinese medicinal thoughts are being proven scientifically in modern times.


Health Benefits of Green Tea

Substances in green tea known as catechins have been proven to be effective against many serious diseases.

In experiments with rats green tea catechin restricts the excessive buildup of blood cholesterol.


Quick Facts about Green Tea

Recent studies show that a synergistic blend of Green Tea Extract (GTE) reduces breast tumor volume ~10 fold and overall tumor inhibition by 80-90%.(1,2,3) Other studies are showing that GTE can prevent, and possibly treat, numerous diseases including, arthritis, stroke and cardiovascular disease.

GTE acts as an antioxidant, lowers serum glucose, maintains kidney health and blocks angiogenesis.(4 It reduces platelet aggregation (preventing clots) and lowers high blood pressure.


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