Drink tea for stronger bones : says an australian study
Polyphenols in tea have been known to:
* Help protect cells from the normal, but damaging, physiological process known as "oxidative stress." Although oxygen is vital to life, it's also incorporated into reactive substances called free radicals. These can damage the cells in our body and have been implicated in the slow chain reaction of damage leading to heart disease and cancer.
* Help prevent blood clotting
* Help lower cholesterol levels
* Help neutralize enzymes that aid in the growth of tumors
* Help deactivate cancer promoters
* Help stimulate the immune system
Tea also has fluoride for strong teeth, virtually no calories, and half the amount of caffeine found in an equally-sized cup of coffee. Whether decaffeinated tea has the sam ...more
you're trying to lose weight. People given green tea extract
burned more total and more fat calories than those given
caffeine or placebo in a study published in American Journal
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