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Want a Healthy brew? Have some Tea!

...t Dr. John Weisburger, Ph.D., who sips a dozen odd cups of tea every day is, more than convinced of the drinks healthy attributes. As evidence he points out to studies, which suggest that tea helps prevent cancer and heart disease. Also researchers have found that tea helps women in the menopausal age gro...

Gujarat quake-Rescue teams give up hope of finding more survivors

...o a Hindu religious group have started handing out cups of cooked vegetable and rice to a never-ending queue of quake victims. Doctors and other volunteers are still arriving at Gujarat to help ease the pain of the victims of India’s worst quake ever. The prime minister of India, Atal Behari Vajpayee, h...

Antioxidants found in chocolates

...ate is equivalent to two glasses of red wine, four cups of tea, six apples or 15 glasses of orange juice. She also found that the chocolate antioxidants are well absorbed by the body, and remain active. So one can willingly include chocolate in a healthy diet. The main reason for limiting chocolate cons...

Caffeine keeps soldiers sharp

...o 600 mg of caffeine, the equivalent of one to six cups of coffee, can help "maintain cognitive performance," especially in times of sleep deprivation. // A similar dose of caffeine, about 200-600 mg, also appears effective in enhancing physical endurance and may be especially useful in returning some o...

Quit coffee and help your heart

... consumed no coffee, another drank between 1 and 3 cups of coffee per day and the third group drank more than 4 cups of coffee each day.The study period lasted for 8 weeks and each participant gave blood samples at th...

Caffeine can induce epilepsy in newborns

...lls to the same level of caffeine found in several cups of coffee, and starved them of oxygen for three to four minutes. They found that the cells all fired at the same time - a phenomenon seen during epileptic seizures. Nothing happened if caffeine was not added to the preparation, or if oxygen was prese...

Beverage protect against bladder cancer

...more than double in those who drank fewer than two cups of coffee a week compared with regular coffee drinkers. Smokers who drank coffee were three times as likely to develop bladder cancer as non-smoking coffee drinkers. But smokers who didn't drink coffee were seven times as likely to develop the diseas...

Antioxidants found in chocolates

...ate is equivalent to two glasses of red wine, four cups of tea, six apples or 15 glasses of orange juice. She also found that the chocolate antioxidants are well absorbed by the body, and remain active. So one can willingly include chocolate in a healthy diet. The main reason for limiting chocolate cons...

Voice has to be looked after with care

...bout your voice, don't drink more than a couple of cups a day. Smoking is a major irritant to the voice (you can often hear this when a heavy smoker talks), so if you value your voice, you need to quit tobacco....

Caffeine fights Gallstones

...Harvard Nurses' Health study, women who drink four cups of coffee per day run a lower risk of developing gallstones than those who do not drink coffee. Previous studies// on men have shown similar results. Women are twice as likely to be affected with gallstones than men, and those women who are overweig...

Caffeine is not the only culprit in coffee!

...study who were heavy coffee drinkers (at least six cups each day) with no history of heart or gastrointestinal disease. All volunteers were given about 4 cups of filtered coffee each day; an equivalent amount of caffeine (870 milligrams) in capsules or a suga...

Tea Prevents Skin Cancer

...t to accumulate in the skin, perhaps as many as 10 cups a day. It’s easier to concentrate it in a cream form." The skin cream could be used alone or combined with sunscreen to maximize skin protection. Dr. Dong says testing in humans could begin within the next few year....

Black tea said to lower cholesterol

...week, double-blind study. About half received five cups of black tea per day for three weeks while the others were given colored water that tasted like tea. The two groups then switched what they were given to drink after three weeks.LDL levels dropped by an average of 7.5 percent during the three weeks w...

Benefits Of The Worlds Most Widely Used Beverage

...ple, it was found that women who downed 10 or more cups a day had nearly an 80 percent lowered risk, while...d a look at 125,000 people found men who drank six cups a day cut their diabetes risk by half over 12 to 18 years, while women who drank that amount had a 3...

Staying Awake With Coffee

...few mugs of coffee or tea in the morning, or three cups on the way to work. This means that caffeine levels in the brain will be falling as the day goes on. Nearly 20 male participants were given either a placebo or a caffeine pill every hour after they woke up. The pill contained .3 milligrams per kilog...

Caffeine Found To Worsen Diabetes

...evels. Early studies done suggest, // drinking two cups of instant coffee a day significantly impaired glucose tolerance in men with type 2 diabetes. More recent studies have associated caffeine with decreased insulin sensitivity in young adults without diabetes. In a study done by investigators from Duk...

The Causes Of Acid Reflux Questioned

...g acid reflux. Heavy coffee drinkers (around seven cups a day) were also about 40-percent less likely to develop acid reflux than those who drank one cup or none a day....

Reducing Disabilities By Following A Healthy Diet

...es. Current dietary recommendations call for three cups a day of low-fat or fat-free dairy products, two cups (four servings) of fruit, and two and a half cups (five servings) of vegetables. In conclusion rese...

Consumption Of Coffee Found To Reduce Diabetes Risk

...125,000 people it was found that men who drank six cups a day cut their diabetes risk by half // over 12 t...earchers say a moderate consumption, of one or two cups per day, does not seem harmful....

Milk Not So Good In Building Bones

... of instant oats, two-thirds cup of tofu, or 1 2/3 cups of broccoli. In a study conducted in 37 children, it was found that 27 did not support drinking more milk to boost calcium.Currently, available evidence does not support nutrition guidelines focused specifically on increasing milk or other dairy p...

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