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GREEN TEA FACIALS ANYONE?

Antioxidant rich green tea, not only has has anti-aging properties but it also provides natural sun protection by blocking out UV rays, which is why it is an ingredient in many natural sun block products.

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FEED YOUR SPRING GARDEN WITH TEA LEAVES

Cultivate healthy plants and bring dying ones back to life by disseminating used tea leaves over the soil in your garden. Roses and ferns do especially well with the acidic tannins found in tea. Used tea leaves also enriches compost helping to create a nutrient rich, natural fertilizer for both floral and vegetable gardens.


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Green tea found to lower the risk of suffering a stroke

New Japanese study finds that the more green tea a person drinks, the lower the risk of suffering a stroke.

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NEW STUDY on BENEFITS OF GREEN TEA from PENN STATE

 

Penn State scientists found that when mice were fed an antioxidant in green tea called epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) at the same time they were given cornstarch, their blood sugar spiked much less than when they were given the cornstarch alone. There was a 50 percent reduction in blood sugar with a dose equivalent to about 1.5 cups of green tea for a human. The green tea needs to be consumed while you’re eating the starch, not after.


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