Author: Stephenie Overman

Author: Stephenie Overman

Herbal Tea Break May Protect Liver
June 19, 2017 Data Stephenie Overman

Using data from the Rotterdam Study researchers determined that frequent coffee and herbal tea consumption were inversely related with liver stiffness but not steatosis in the general population. Credit: L. Alferink and S. Darwish Murad Taking a herbal tea break may prevent hardening of the liver, according to researchers at Erasmus MC University Medical Centre,

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Tea Consumption May Protect Elderly From Cognitive Decline
March 20, 2017 Data Stephenie Overman

Chinese researchers found indications that regular tea consumption lowers the risk of cognitive decline in the elderly, especially those who are genetically at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. The findings, according to the , were that tea drinking reduced the risk of cognitive impairment in older persons by 50 percent. APOE e4 gene carriers who

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Watch Out for Empty Calories in Your Tea
February 6, 2017 Data Stephenie Overman

A new study reveals how many extra calories Americans consume from sugar, fat and saturated fat when they flavor their coffee and tea drinks. Infographic courtesy Julie McMahon You might be surprised just how many empty calories you’re adding to your tea each day. More than 160 million people in the U.S. regularly drink coffee

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Caffeine May Lower Older Women’s Risk of Dementia
October 10, 2016 Analysis Stephenie Overman

New research indicates that drinking many cups of tea a day can reduce the onset of dementia and Alzheimer’s in older women. A substantial daily dose of caffeine—the equivalent of five to six cups of tea a day—may help older women lower their odds of dementia or cognitive impairment, according to a study published in

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Tetley Predicts Contraceptive, Pain Killer “Remedy Teas”
August 22, 2016 Data Stephenie Overman

Tetley’s Super Teas are fortified with minerals and vitamins such as B, C, and zinc. Tetley foresees a future where “remedy teas,” teas enriched with medicines such as painkillers, antibiotics, and contraceptives, are readily available. “The benefit is that whatever the medicine, from birth control to antibiotics and painkillers, it could be available in a

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