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Herbal Tea Recipes for Weight Loss

Posted January 30, 2014

It is a long known fact that herbal teas can help in reducing weight and if taken regularly, they can cause effective weight loss and ensure that the person doesn’t regain the lost weight. Infact herbal teas can be considered a delicious and easily digestible way of fluid intake which also adds many important nutrients in a person’s body.

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Study: Ingredients in Chocolate, Tea and Berries Could Guard Against Diabetes

Posted January 20, 2014

Eating high levels of flavonoids including anthocyanins and other compounds (found in berries, tea, and chocolate) could offer protection from type 2 diabetes – according to research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and King’s College London.

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Seeking a low-cost solution to cardiovascular troubles? Hibiscus may be the answer

Posted January 3, 2014

If you have traveled to Mexico, then chances are that you’ve seen the vibrant, scarlet-hued herbal tea known as hibiscus. Commonly referred to as “sour drink” in Iran, hibiscus not only is a refreshingly tart brew but also has been used worldwide as an effective medicinal beverage. Rich in vitamin C, alkaloids and bioflavonoids, this bright-red elixir is traditionally used for supporting respiratory and cardiovascular health, lowering blood pressure, maintaining fluid balance and alleviating insomnia. And now, contemporary research has validated the herb as a health-promoting tonic in a variety of areas.

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Catnip Tea – Explore The Many Benefits

Posted December 4, 2013

If you are thinking about having some catnip tea, you should know that this is an intoxicating herb that has a lot of benefits. It is native to Asia, Europe, Africa, and Eurasia. It is a member of the mint family and it is also known as catmint, field balm, and catswort.

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Teas that fight anxiety and help you relax

Posted November 26, 2013

Even if you do yoga, meditate and perform other stress-reducing activities, calm may allude you. Instead of getting a prescription for Xanax, try a natural supplement to relax. There are several herbs you can take in a nice cup of tea that could give you the sedative effect you need during times of hardship. Generally, one teaspoon of dried herbs or three tablespoons of fresh herb to one cup of water is a beneficial amount. Most herbs should steep for 5 to 10 minutes.

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Tea benefits: weight loss, improved bone health and mood

Posted November 10, 2013

That moment in the morning when tea drinkers take their first warm sip can be amazing. And now, 12 new articles from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition show that tea may indeed be a magical elixir, as it was shown to promote weight loss, prevent chronic illnesses and improve mood.

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Love yourself and love your body – Treatments with tea tree oil

Posted November 6, 2013

Tea tree oil is an essential oil that has a number of extraordinary uses. It is especially useful and effective when used as part of a beauty regimen or to treat medical conditions and skin ailments. Below are some excellent suggestions for use.

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Rooibos – Nutritional and phytochemical components

Posted September 30, 2013

Rooibos tea has been enjoyed for its taste and health benefits by generations of South Africans. A broom-like herb from the diverse mountain area near Cape Town; it is actually a legume rich in antioxidants and minerals. The international popularity of rooibos tea has been growing steadily since it was first exported a century ago, especially among the health conscious. These days, it’s not uncommon to see rooibos tea and rooibos-based coffee drinks at your local coffee house or on the shelf at the local health food store.

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A Cup of Tea Boosts the Brain

Posted September 21, 2013

A cup of tea can boost the brain power and increase alertness, say researchers. For the research, Dutch scientists studied the brain activity in 44 young volunteers to analyze the effect of key chemicals, an amino acid called L-theanine, and caffeine at levels typically found in a cup of tea, News.com.au reported.

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Compounds in chocolate, tea and olive oil: Why are they so healthy?

Posted September 16, 2013

Scientists from the American Chemical Society (ACS) remind us again about the health benefits that come from ingredients found tea, chocolate and olive oil. Why are certain foods so good for our health and well-being?

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