How one cup of black tea or a glass of red wine each night could HALVE your risk of dementia
Olive oil, pears, oranges and broccoli were among the most beneficial foods to ward of the memory-robbing disease, according to researchers at Rush University in Chicago. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Study: Drinking Tea May Help You Live Longer, Especially If It ’ s Green
This study strengthens the body of evidence that habitual tea drinking is associated with lower rates of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, though it cannot prove that it’s definitely the tea that’s responsible,” Dr. Jenna Macciochi, a lecturer in immunology at the University of Sussex, told the SMC. However, she noted that “a body of evidence in nutrition suggests that whole diet patterns are more informative of diet-disease relationships than any isolated food or nutrient.” Dr. Duane Mellor, a registered dietitian and senior teaching fellow at Aston Medical School, Aston University, sai...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Green Tea Source Type: news
Supplements for better health: 5 Evidence-based benefits of L-theanine
(Natural News) Have you ever wondered why a cup of green tea helps you feel calm after a stressful day? You can thank an amino acid called L-theanine for that. But how exactly does L-theanine relieve stress and anxiety? L-theanine for better mental health L-theanine is a potent amino acid that’s naturally found in green tea. Black tea... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Want To Live Longer? Study Suggests You Should Ditch Soda
This study, as well as other research on the connection between diet and sugary beverages and health risks, is observational and cannot show cause and effect. That’s a major limitation, researchers say, as it’s impossible to determine whether the association is due to a specific artificial sweetener, a type of beverage, obesity or another hidden health issue. “The cause behind these associations isn’t clear,” said Bergquist. “Other potential biological causes could be attributed to experimental evidence linking consumption of artificial sweeteners to sugar cravings, appetite stimulation ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Soda Source Type: news
Rebirth of the Japanese black tea market: challenges for entrepreneurial green tea farmers
(Kanazawa University) We investigated the history of Japanese black tea, its decline, the manufacturing technology and the components of tea. We found that the main reasons for the revival and spread of Japanese black tea were production and manufacturing innovation. Fermentation is an especially important process because it determines tea quality. Fermentation technology was established by entrepreneurial farmers and transferred to other Japanese black tea farmers, resulting in the rapid market creation of Japanese black tea. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
March-April 2019 RefSeq eukaryotic annotations
In March and April, the NCBI Eukaryotic Genome Annotation Pipeline released new annotations in RefSeq for the following organisms: Apis cerana (Asiatic honeybee) Camellia sinensis (black tea) Dendronephthya gigantea (soft coral) Denticeps clupeoides (denticle herring) Diabrotica virgifera virgifera (western corn rootworm) Erpetoichthys calabaricus (reedfish) … Continue reading → (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - May 20, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New eukaryotic genome annotation RefSeq Source Type: news
Honeybush tea is a nutrient-rich, antioxidant-filled, heart-healthy drink from South Africa
(Natural News) The first thing that comes to mind when people think of tea is the hot beverage made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. Indeed, this is tea — as well as its variants, green tea, black tea, and oolong tea — but it’s not its only form. For instance, herbal teas — made from dried... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Is Kombucha Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Kombucha has a golden reputation in the beverage world. It’s everywhere: from supermarket shelves to workplace refrigerators and even on tap in cafés. As this fizzy fermented tea rose in popularity, so did claims of its health benefits, from improved digestion, metabolism, immunity, liver function, heart health and more. But are these claims backed by science — and is kombucha good for you? Here’s what nutrition experts have to say. What is kombucha? Kombucha is a fermented tea drink made from green or black tea (or both), sugar, yeast and bacteria, and is believed to have originated in China about...
Source: TIME: Health - February 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Beth Krietsch Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news
Medical News Today: Does L-theanine have health benefits?
L-theanine is a natural compound that is present in green tea and black tea. In this article, we look at the potential health benefits and risks of L-theanine as well as its dosage. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news
Got tea? Compounds found in the healthy beverage keep your heart strong
(Natural News) Green tea is, without a doubt, one of the most popular beverages today. If you want an excellent reason to drink more of it, then you’d be pleased to know that it can help keep your heart strong and healthy. Green tea is made from the same leaves as traditional black tea, but... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Medical News Today: 7 benefits of rooibos tea
Rooibos tea is a delicious alternative to green or black tea. It is naturally caffeine-free and has many other potential health benefits. Learn about them here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news
Drink more black tea to prevent this common sexually transmitted disease
(Natural News) A study conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (DA) found that drinking more black tea will protect against trichomoniasis, one of the world’s most prevalent sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). This is due to protective compounds in the tea that can inhibit the parasite’s growth. Trichomoniasis is caused by the protozoan Trichomonas vaginalis. It renders people... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Study shows aroma of black tea can help reduce stress levels
(Natural News) Numerous aromatic substances can help lower stress levels. According to a study published in the Journal of Physiological Anthropology, inhaling the aroma of black tea is an effective stress-reliever. Data from a Japanese study has revealed that “[inhaling] the aroma of black tea may help to lower stress levels after a stressful task and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Inhaling the aroma of black tea may lower stress levels, according to a study
(Natural News) Drinking black tea has been known to provide mental health benefits, but what about inhaling its aroma? Research has found that inhaling the aroma of black tea may reduce stress levels before and after a mentally stressful event. In the study, which was published in the Journal of Physiological Anthropology, the relieving effects... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Medical News Today: What causes feet sweating?
People sweat due to heat, stress, and a range of other causes. One area of the body that commonly becomes sweaty is the feet. Several techniques can help people to manage and prevent sweaty feet. These include soaking the feet in black tea, using antiperspirant, and choosing appropriate footwear. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news
The 7 Best Foods for Fighting Inflammation
The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition, 100 Most Healing Foods, which is available in stores, at the Meredith Shop and at Amazon. Inflammation is our body’s healthy response to fighting disease. But when it gets out of hand, inflammation can become chronic and lead to a whole host of health problems, from autoimmune diseases to cancer. Foods high in sugar and saturated fat are thought to contribute to inflammation, which is why some people who have inflammatory conditions and autoimmune disorders try out low-sugar diets. On the flip side, there are also foods to pile onto your plate that m...
Source: TIME: Health - April 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news
Should You Drink Matcha Tea?
While green tea has long been a recommended part of a healthy diet, another brighter shade is becoming increasingly popular: matcha. Here’s what you should know about the beverage. What is matcha tea? Matcha is a type of green tea made by taking young tea leaves and grinding them into a bright green powder. The powder is then whisked with hot water. This is different from regular green tea, where the leaves are infused in water, then removed. Drinking brewed green tea “is a bit like boiling spinach, throwing away the spinach and just drinking the water,” says Louise Cheadle, co-author of The Book of Match...
Source: TIME: Health - March 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Matcha tea Source Type: news
Antioxidants Don ’ t Ease Muscle Soreness After Exercise
Supplements like cherry and pomegranate juice, vitamins C and E, and black tea extract did little to alleviate post-exercise muscle aches. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Vitamins Antioxidants Muscles Pain Source Type: news
Medical News Today: Black tea boosts weight loss by altering gut bacteria
It is normally green tea that is hailed for its weight loss benefits, but a new study finds that black tea could be just as effective. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news
Black tea may help with weight loss, too
(University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences) UCLA researchers have demonstrated for the first time that black tea may promote weight loss and other health benefits by changing bacteria in the gut. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 4, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news
English breakfast tea may boost weight loss and metabolism
Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, believe black tea boosts metabolism more than green as its molecules encourage the growth of weight loss-associated bacteria in the intestine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Black tea may help with weight loss, too
UCLA researchers have demonstrated for the first time that black tea may promote weight loss and other health benefits by changing bacteria in the gut. In a study of mice, the scientists showed that black tea alters energy metabolism in the liver by changing gut metabolites.The research is published in the European Journal of Nutrition.The study found that both black and green tea changed the ratio of intestinal bacteria in the animals: The percentage of bacteria associated with obesity decreased, while bacteria associated with lean body mass increased.Previous studies indicated that chemicals in green tea called polypheno...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 2, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news
Color stability of lithium disilicate ceramics after aging and immersion in common beverages
ConclusionsAll groups demonstrated color changes below the clinically perceptible level ( ΔΕ4). CAD presented higher color stability compared with the nonglazed Press specimens. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 21, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news
Natural compound coupled with specific gut microbes may prevent severe flu
(Washington University School of Medicine) Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that a particular gut microbe can prevent severe flu infections in mice, likely by breaking down naturally occurring compounds -- called flavonoids -- commonly found in foods such as black tea, red wine and blueberries. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - August 3, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
8 Habits That Make Millennials Stressed, Anxious And Unproductive
A version of this article was originally published on Forbes. Sign up for Caroline’s newsletter to get her writing sent straight to your inbox. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), millennials experience more stress and are less able to manage it than any other generation. More than half of us admit to having lain awake at night during the past month from stress. Not surprisingly, millennials are also more anxious than older Americans. The APA reports that 12 percent of millennials have a diagnosed anxiety disorder—almost twice the percentage of Boomers. On a non-clinical scale, a BD...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Tea tree genome contains clues about how one leaf produces so many flavors
The most popular varieties of tea -- including black tea, green tea, Oolong tea, white tea, and chai -- all come from the leaves of the evergreen shrub Camellia sinensis, otherwise known as the tea tree. Despite tea's cultural and economic significance, relatively little is known about the shrub behind the tea leaves. However, the first draft of the tea tree genome may help explain why tea leaves are so rich in antioxidants and caffeine. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - May 1, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news
What's your cup of tea? Herbal infusions and their many health benefits
BRITONS love a brew, and black tea, which is the type we drink most often, has a host of health benefits. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
6 Counterintuitive Sleep Solutions To Try Tonight
Tossing. Turning. Desperately counting sheep. Any of this sound familiar? A full 45 percent of Americans report having trouble falling and staying asleep, and these sleep issues can cause major problems, from low work productivity to seriously scary health issues. If the majority of your sack time is spent staring at your alarm clock and obsessively calculating the hours of sleep you’d get if you passed out at that exact moment, you’ve probably tried every trick in the book to catch some peaceful Zs. Warm milk before bed? Amateur hour. No screen time after 8 p.m.? Been there, done that. To help the experience...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Hacks to fight off a cold in MINUTES include sipping black tea and nibbling Brazil nuts
As we head into December, many of us end up skipping the Christmas parties with a towel over our heads but experts have shared the best home remedies for beating the sniffles. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 5, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Effects of thermocycling and various drinks on color stability of heat-polymerized acrylic resin
Conclusion: These results suggest that the color stability of denture base acrylic resins is influenced by ageing. Black tea, sour cherry juice and coke can cause significant discolorations on acrylic resin denture bases. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 7, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news
Caffeine Could Help Ward Off Dementia In Older Women, Study Finds
Good news, coffee lovers. A new study has uncovered a significant link between caffeine consumption in older women and a reduced risk of dementia. Although researchers have yet to establish a “cause and effect” between the two, they did find a strong relationship between higher caffeine consumption in women 65 and older and a lower risk of developing dementia or cognitive impairment. Specifically, those women who self-reported drinking more than 261 milligrams of caffeine per day ― or about two to three eight-ounce cups of coffee or five to six eight-ounce cups of black tea ― enjoyed a 36 percent decline in...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 4, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
4 Realistic Ways to Deal with Sleep Deprivation
By: Kimberly Jordan Allen The effects of too little sleep can be hazardous to your health and happiness. Here are some natural solutions to help ease the symptoms and get more quality shut-eye. Sleep debt is disorienting and can even be dangerous. Whether you suffer from general insomnia or juggle a grueling travel schedule, sleep deprivation is a serious health issue that affects millions. It can weaken one's immune system, heighten emotional responses, and even alter gene expression. Sleeping pills can lead to potential overuse, or worse, abuse. Luckily, there are healthful alternatives that can ease the symptoms of sl...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
6 Dermatologist-Approved Ways To Soothe And Heal A Sunburn
6 Dermatologist-Approved Ways to Soothe and Heal a Sunburn June 10, 2016 by Annalise Mantz for Thrive Market San Diego, Calif., June 2010. Despite the gray skies, I'm lounging on the beach with three friends. We're determined to make the most out of a weekend trip -- gloomy weather or not. Three hours later, my whole body had turned a shade that could best be described as "lobster." And my friends weren't doing much better. Desperate for any kind of relief, I followed my mom's suggestion -- an ice bath. Ouch. While the polar plunge certainly didn't help in my case, my mom was on the right track, according to...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 15, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Estrogen Dominance is Near
Our primal ancestors had a tough life. They were constantly threatened by cold, famine, woolly mammoths, saber-toothed tigers and more. In many ways we have a much easier life. But in other ways our modern world may be more deadly. You see, in the last 100 years our environment has been flooded with man-made chemicals, toxins and pollutants. What Are The Worst Toxins? Some of the worst toxins we face are what I call “xenoestrogens.” These alien estrogens mimic estrogen in your body. And they destroy your delicate balance of estrogen, testosterone and other hormones. Research proves the link between these envir...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - May 31, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Health Source Type: news
Rooibos: Better Than Green Tea For Many Reasons
When I hiked Table Mountain on my last trip to South Africa, the locals told me about an herb that is better than green tea that kept them disease-free. African Bushmen have used this herb since before recorded history, but it’s still pretty rare here in America. Studies on this plant are being done all over the world. But not in the U.S. Because Big Pharma and the FDA aren’t interested in a natural cure that can’t be patented — or profited from. What is This South African Herb? I’m talking about an herb called Rooibos — or red bush in Afrikaans. Rooibos (pronounced roy-boss) provides a ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - May 27, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Natural Cures Source Type: news
8 Habits That Make Millennials Stressed, Anxious and Unproductive
This article originally appeared in Forbes. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
The Morning Cocktail I Drink Instead of Coffee
Try this morning tea cocktail instead of coffee. It's rocket fuel for the brain. I started experimenting with fat-plus-stimulant beverages in 1998 and 1999 while on the Cyclical Ketogenic Diet (CKD). For the above tea blend, I now add turmeric and ginger to the aged pu-erh, usually Rishi brand. The above video was shot while filming the parkour episode of The Tim Ferriss Experiment TV show. We filmed 13 episodes back-to-back and I needed a morning pick-me-up that could be prepared quickly but sustain me for hours. The tea prep might seem reminiscent of Bulletproof Coffee, and it is. They serve similar purpo...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 4, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
FOOD FORENSICS: Why black tea contains cancer causing chemicals, but green tea prevents cancer
(NaturalNews) After hearing my podcast below, you'll never drink black tea again. That's because black tea is just burned green tea, and during this burning, all the health protecting antioxidants are destroyed (oxidized).That's what "burning" is from a chemistry point of view... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
6 Surprising Foods and Drinks You Should Never Eat Together
Some foods play really well together. Take these 13 health-boosting food combos, for example. Their chemical compounds merge to create a turbo-charged nutritional symbiosis. It's a beautiful and tasty thing. Other foods, however, don't play so nice together—we're talking combos that leave you bloated, send blood sugar levels soaring, and dampen the absorption of important nutrients. Here, six pairings to avoid if you want to feel your best: Tea + milk "Black tea is rich in antioxidants that work to decrease inflammation that's linked to many chronic diseases, including heart disease and diabetes," says Alis...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 11, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Five cups of black tea a day 'cut risk of a stroke and diabetes'
People should drink between three and five cups a day, according to the Health Council of the Netherlands, an independent scientific body that advises the country's parliament. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 10, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Black Tea Tied to Fewer Fractures in Older Women
Title: Black Tea Tied to Fewer Fractures in Older WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/14/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/14/2015 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - October 14, 2015 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news
Black Tea Tied to Fewer Fractures in Older Women
Drinking multiple cups of black tea (as opposed to green or other tea) with or without milk is linked to lower odds of a bone break in older women, a new study finds. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 13, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
For clean teeth, try gargling tea as tannin's could reduce the build-up of plaque
Gargling with tea is being tested as a treatment for reducing the build-up of plaque on teeth. A trial in India will compare green and black tea with an antiseptic mouthwash. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 13, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Drinking Black Tea Tied to Fewer Fractures in Older WomenDrinking Black Tea Tied to Fewer Fractures in Older Women
The benefit was seen in women who drank three or more cups of tea a day; the flavonoids in the tea appear to be protective, the researchers suggest. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 12, 2015 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news
Tea Sommeliers Are The Hot New Thing In Food Pairing
Which black tea goes best with blue cheese? It turns out there is an art to unlocking new flavors in your food by pairing it with tea. And a whole new breed of experts has risen up to spread the word.» E-Mail This (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - July 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ina Yang Source Type: news
No proof tea is the 'elixir of life'
Conclusion Flavonoid plant compounds have been researched extensively, with studies exploring their possible health benefits. In this research, there is an association between higher flavonoid intake and a reduced risk of death from any cause over five years in a cohort of older women. However, this study provides no proof that drinking tea will help you live longer. There are several important points to bear in mind: The design of this study cannot prove cause and effect. Though it has adjusted for various potential health and lifestyle confounders, it is unlikely to have taken all of them into account. It ...
Source: NHS News Feed - July 13, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food/diet Older people Source Type: news
From peppermint to oolong: the health benefits of different teas
A study suggests that camomile tea can help prolong life. But what can other types of tea do for the body? (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - May 22, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: health benefits of tea oolong tea camomile tea healthy green tea black tea peppermint tea Source Type: news
From peppermint to oolong: the health benefits of different teas
A study suggests that camomile tea can help prolong life. But what can other types of tea do for the body? (Source: The Telegraph : Health Advice)
Source: The Telegraph : Health Advice - May 22, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: health benefits of tea oolong tea camomile tea healthy green tea black tea peppermint tea Source Type: news
10 Things You Can Do To Live To Be 100
It seems that almost every day we read about another centenarian swimming across the English Channel blind-folded with one hand tied behind his back or jumping out of an airplane while she knits a scarf without dropping a single stitch. OK, slight exaggerations perhaps, but without a doubt, more people are living to the ripe old age of 100 -- or longer. Certainly, medical advances are a principal reason behind the longevity boost and to a large extent you will play the genes you are dealt. But here are a few more ways to improve your odds of reaching a triple-digit birthday: 1. Run like your life depends on it. Why? Becau...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 3, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news