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What is tea? Tea is a beverage made by steeping leaves of Camellia sinensis in hot water for several minutes. Other types of herbal teas are known as tisanes and are usually caffeine free. While these tisanes are probably beneficial, the studies that show the benefits of tea are...
 
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The next time you order a coffee beverage anywhere, make sure you specify that it is fat-free. The top chart shows high-calorie choices while the bottom one has the lighter options. The words Mocha, Frappuccino, Creme and Whip seem to spell trouble! (Source: www.starbucks.com) ... You are unauthorized to...
 
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At the American Dietetic Association’s annual Nutrition News Forecast meeting, Lipton Tea presented new findings by a research team from Michigan State University claiming that tea supplies more than half of the flavonoid antioxidants in the American diet. We have highlighted studies in past issues of CFFH that show tea is beneficial for the heart ... Food News: Tea
 
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You can make teas that are savory instead of sweet. It seems that many people are fatigued by sweets. Many medications such as chemotherapy agents used to treat cancer alter taste sensations and make sweet foods and beverages unappealing. For these reasons, or just for a change of pace,...
 
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For a drink that’s been around for thousands of years, tea only became popular in the U.S. within the last decade. Sales took off when convenient, ready-to-drink bottled teas, many with interesting additives, were introduced. Let’s take a closer look at these teas to see if they live up...