Tea news, articles and information:
|8/7/2013 - There have been many studies on green tea consumption's health benefits as well as the benefits of green tea extracts. Obviously, drinking green tea has more traditional roots in Asian countries than in western nations.
Drinking green tea has become more popular in western countries, since its health...|
|8/6/2013 - Herbal teas have been treasured for their tastes and healing properties by virtually all civilizations on Earth since prehistoric times. Rich in antioxidants, full in flavor, and free from undesirable ingredients, you're seldom likely to find a natural health expert who doesn't recommended them. However,...|
|8/5/2013 - A new study published in the journal, Food Research International, has revealed that millions of people across the globe are at serious risk of developing tooth decay, bone loss, and other serious health conditions as a result of over-exposure to fluoride. Many inexpensive, store brand black and green...|
|8/2/2013 - Overcoming coffee addiction can be tough for many people, especially when the headaches, jitters, and other nasty withdrawal symptoms start kicking in. But finding alternative sources of daily energy to replace caffeine with just might be the best thing you ever do for your health. Here are seven alternatives...|
|7/26/2013 - Green tea has competition, and not just of the light kind. The word "rooibos" (roo-ee-bosh) means red bush and is a native South African herb, so rich in antioxidants, it supposedly puts green tea on the run. There is enough research and evidence to show the range of health benefits attributable to...|
|7/9/2013 - If you are a fan of green, black or white tea you may want to rethink your beverage of choice. Rooibos (Aspalathus linear) trumps all three with its substantial health enhancing features. Even if you are not an ardent tea drinker, a second look at this red hued nectar is worth your while for the sake...|
|6/27/2013 - A damning new report on Celestial Seasonings' line of 'all natural' teas reveals that 91 percent of the teas sampled contained pesticide levels that exceeded U.S. federal limits. Ten out of 11 tea varieties, including Antioxidant Blood Orange and Sleepytime Kids Goodnight Grape were found to have excess...|
|6/21/2013 - In case you haven't noticed, some of the most recent breakthroughs in terms of battling cancer have come from natural, not traditional medicinal, sources.
That trend is continuing, according to the results of a large new study which found that older women who regularly drink green tea may have less...|
|6/21/2013 - Long revered by traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), chrysanthemum tea balances the system in a variety of ways. Especially useful during the spring and summer months, it cools the body and clears the liver. The tea also supports immunity, reduces high blood pressure, relaxes the nervous system and curbs...|
|6/19/2013 - Prostate cancer continues to be one of the most prominent forms of the disease, accounting for more than 235,000 diagnoses each year in the U.S. alone, with nearly 30,000 deaths. As with many forms of cancer, prostate cancer is the result of years and decades of lifestyle transgressions such as smoking,...|
|6/11/2013 - Former Democratic Congresswoman Patricia Schroeder used to call Ronald Reagan the "Teflon president" because he wasn't blamed for anything adverse that happened during his administration. Nothing "stuck" to Reagan, she used to say, because he was the "great communicator."
I wonder what she would...|
|6/10/2013 - Stroke is a devastating medical event that debilitates more than 800,000 Americans each year and kills nearly 150,000. Along with cardiovascular disease, many people continue to think that vascular diseases are a normal part of the aging process and take the statistics and mortality figures in stride....|
|5/27/2013 - Drinking tea isn't just something you do at lunchtime. The British have been drinking it religiously for hundreds of years, people in the Far East even longer. But tea is not just any other liquid to help quench your thirst. Many herbal teas are known to have far-reaching healing powers.
|4/14/2013 4:37:12 PM - On January 17, 1995, an article written by Beatrice Dexter about the benefits of honey and cinnamon powder, appeared in The Weekly World News.
Please allow me to preface this article with a bit of information unbeknown to the writer and virtually everyone else: cinnamon is 26 percent sulfur based...|
|4/12/2013 - Hibiscus tea can lower blood pressure as effectively as pharmaceutical drugs, numerous studies have shown.
An herbal tea (tisane) made from hibiscus flowers is a popular beverage worldwide. The ruby-colored, tangy drink is known as "jamaica" in Mexico and is the primary ingredient in Red Zinger tea.
|3/26/2013 - I'm absolutely shocked at how many people don't investigate what's really in the products they swallow. When something is sold as an herb, vitamin, superfood or supplement, they think it's automatically safe. And while the natural products industry has a truly remarkable safety record -- especially...|
|3/21/2013 - You may have already heard that green tea is good for your heart, but did you know that it also lowers your cholesterol levels and decreases your risk of disability as you age?
The cholesterol finding comes from an analysis of 14 randomized controlled trials involving a total of 1,136 participants...|
|3/14/2013 - As new cases of Alzheimer's disease are expected to quadruple over the next several decades, Big Pharma researchers are plowing billions of research dollars into finding a synthetic cure for an illness that has its roots deeply seated in poor diet, excess stress and a generally unhealthy lifestyle....|
|2/21/2013 - Perhaps there is no beverage studied for health benefits more than green tea. It has been established as having anti-aging properties, promoting cardiovascular health, protecting against diabetes, reversing chronic fatigue syndrome, and exhibiting anti-cancer properties.
The major active ingredient...|
|2/14/2013 - Chemicals naturally occurring in green tea and red wine can actually put a stop to the process that leads to brain damage in Alzheimer's disease, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Leeds and published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.
"This is an important...|
|1/14/2013 - New cases of diabetes continue to mount at an unprecedented rate, as millions of unsuspecting children and adults of all ages are affected by the devastating effects of this insidious disease. Diabetes ravages virtually every organ system, as the normal glucose-insulin balance is disrupted and excess...|
|12/26/2012 - Recently, two studies were performed to measure the potential of green tea in acne treatment and the results give hope for those looking for an alternative. The findings of these recent studies show that when applied to the affected area, green tea can reduce sebum production, inflammation and bacterial...|
|11/27/2012 - Rapidly changing levels of blood glucose as a response to eating a high carbohydrate meal is now widely recognized as a trigger for many chronic illnesses ranging from heart disease to cancer, metabolic dysfunction and diabetes. Researchers have uncovered a host of naturally occurring compounds that...|
|11/23/2012 - Harvested from deep inside the Himalayan mountain range, these salt lamps, tea lights and USB-powered LED salt lamps are made entirely of pink Himalayan (full-spectrum) salt crystals. They resemble large rose quartz crystals (see pictures below), and when lit from the inside, they project a kaleidoscope...|
|11/22/2012 - It is almost inevitable that as soon as the weather turns cold, noses start running and people start coughing. Both bacterial infections such as strep throat and viral infections like the flu can cause sore throats. Thankfully, viral infections do not respond to antibiotics so people have to turn to...|
|11/13/2012 - Ovarian cancer is one of the most deadly diseases out there. It is the fifth leading cause of cancer death among U.S. women -- an astounding 14,000 out of 23,000 diagnosed each year, die. Ovarian cancer tends to be aggressive and generally has very few symptoms until it reaches an advanced stage. Fortunately,...|
|11/5/2012 - Many studies have demonstrated evidence of several health benefits from drinking green tea, including lowering the risk of cancer.
A recent large scale statistical survey to determine green tea's cancer prevention potential, first reported by Reuters then published in the American Journal of Clinical...|
|10/25/2012 - Could the natural compounds found in black tea be powerful enough to successfully counter the deadly effects of a biological terrorist attack? New research out of the U.K. seems to suggest so, having found that a specific compound abundant in tea effectively deactivates and neutralizes ricin, a highly-toxic...|
|10/17/2012 - A Southern California mother was shocked to learn recently that her elementary-age son was pulled out of school, interrogated by police, and threatened with five days of suspension for bringing into the school's cafeteria the kombucha tea she packed for him in his lunch box. Sarah Pope of the Healthy...|
|10/2/2012 - A large study was recently carried out in Japan to assess citrus fruit consumption as a means of preventing cancer. The results were surprising: citrus fruit had a markedly lower risk for multiple cancers, but only for green tea drinkers. More importantly, daily citrus consumption provided significant...|
|9/14/2012 - Natural health advocates have understood and demonstrated the potent antioxidant and anti-cancer properties of green tea consumption for decades. The Chinese have brewed the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant for more than 5,000 years to benefit human health. Catechins such as epigallocatechin 3-gallate...|
|9/13/2012 - If you think drinking green tea seems to make your thinking more clear, you probably aren't imagining it. Research just published in the journal Molecular Nutrition & Food Research reveals natural properties of green tea actually affect the generation of new brain cells linked to improved memory and...|
|9/6/2012 - With obesity reaching epidemic proportions, new ways to slim down are in demand. Instead of fad diets and strange drinks, try natural green tea and probiotics. Both are found to be exceptionally effective in helping individuals shed extra pounds and maintain healthful weight.
Several studies have...|
|7/10/2012 - Green tea has always been cited to improve a number of health benefits through its consumption. A recent study targeted LDL, or "bad" cholesterol and brought forth evidence that green tea reduces those levels. The question of how much and whether or not green tea should serve as a medical alternative...|
|7/3/2012 - Probably no other beverage has been studied as much recently as green tea. It seems there is an inexhaustible list of benefits. Most recently, a study has determined that senior citizens who drink green tea have better control of their bodies to remain functional as they age.
The latest study conducted...|
|5/29/2012 - Health-conscious individuals have known the importance of tea consumption for decades, opting for the pleasant tasting beverage over sugary carbonated soft drinks to help prevent metabolic imbalances such as insulin resistance and diabetes. More recently, diet soft drinks have been shown to increase...|
|5/21/2012 - Benjamin Franklin famously said, "In all things, moderation." When it comes to coffee, there are worse things you could be putting in your body, (assuming you are using organic, fair trade coffee). Still, it's a good practice to take a break from anything you consume a lot of, a couple of times a year...|
|5/8/2012 - Before undergoing a fermentation process that turns it into the black tea widely enjoyed by millions of Americans today, green tea, also known as Camellia sinensis, naturally contains a variety of antiviral and anti-cancer compounds with many proven health benefits. And a recent review published in...|
|5/3/2012 - Most natural health advocates know that dandelion is a good liver tonic. But now research is showing that it's also a cancer fighter. This research discovery occurred at Windsor University in Windsor, Canada.
A Windsor University biochemist, Siyaram Pandey, reluctantly took up dandelion research...|
|5/2/2012 6:18:38 PM - Kombucha tea, a detoxifying, immune-boosting, probiotic "superfood" beverage that ancient Chinese cultures often referred to as the "immortal health elixir" has taken the Western world by storm today. And while health food stores and many supermarkets now carry bottled kombucha tea that can run as much...|
|4/23/2012 - Green tea catechins such as EGCG have effectively been shown to increase metabolism as an aid to weight loss and have demonstrated a long history as a potent tool to fight many different types of cancer. Compounds in green tea act as powerful antioxidants that can promote apoptosis or programmed cell...|
|4/7/2012 - Yacon leaf (Smallantus sonchifolius) is an herb that has become popular in recent years due to a few controlled medical studies showing the positive effects of yacon leaf on diabetic rats. The herb is used in South America to control blood sugar. Some commercial green superfood formula makers list yacon...|
|3/22/2012 - Kombucha tea is becoming all the rage in popular culture today, with entire refrigerator cases at health food stores now exclusively stocking the stuff, and celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon, and Orlando Bloom regularly drinking it for increased longevity and improved health. But with...|
|3/7/2012 - The good news about the health benefits of green tea just keeps getting better, it seems. In just the last two years, we've published dozens of stories about green tea and its surprisingly wide range of health benefits (see below). And today, one of the most respected superfood companies in the health...|
|2/12/2012 - Green tea has long been hailed as a cardio-protective beverage due to its ability to lower levels of oxidized LDL cholesterol, an established heart disease risk factor. It has also been shown to promote brain health because the active compound, EGCG (Epigallocatechin gallate) freely crosses the blood-brain...|
|2/7/2012 - The ancient wisdom of using white tea, witch hazel and rose to heal and prevent many ailments has been backed by recent scientific research. A team of researchers at Kingston University in London recently collaborated with Neal's Yard Remedies (a British brand) to determine the effects of various natural...|
|1/30/2012 - A recent scientific study found that yerba mate tea induces death in human colon cancer cells. Scientists discovered that in vitro cancer cells died when exposed to the bioactive compounds present in one cup of the beverage long valued for its medicinal properties by South American traditional healers.
|12/17/2011 - Rose, witch hazel and white tea may sound like the refrain from a folk song, but the trio of natural substances delivers both health and skin benefits through their ability to halt inflammation say British researchers. Health issues including cancer, arthritis and diabetes have all been linked to inflammation,...|
|12/12/2011 - Numerous studies have confirmed the health-supportive benefits of green tea consumption, as the ancient Chinese drink helps to prevent many forms of cancer and lowers the risk from cognitive decline and dementia. The result of a systematic literature search published in the Journal of the American Dietetic...|
|12/3/2011 - If you take green tea to reduce your risk of cancer, are you really getting enough? Up until recently, population studies have had mixed results, making it difficult to give clear-cut guidelines on green tea intake. But now, several new meta-studies have begun to shed light on how much green tea is...|
|12/2/2011 - Green tea hits the spotlight once again, this time as a natural remedy for lowering LDL cholesterol levels. It has already been shown to prevent flu, improve heart health, and fight obesity, and now researchers at Western University of Health Sciences in California say green tea can also shave a few...|
|11/30/2011 - The benefits of drinking green tea are numerous, as various studies have shown that compounds in green tea help to mitigate conditions like obesity, diabetes, autoimmune disorders, and cancer (http://www.naturalnews.com/green_tea.html). And a recent study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic...|
|11/23/2011 - If you want to completely eliminate caffeine from your diet, you will have to add green tea to your list of forbidden foods. However, if you merely want to reduce your caffeine intake, you may want to substitute green tea for coffee as your morning pick-me-up beverage. Consider these facts about green...|
|11/22/2011 - Flu season is now in full swing and seasonal vaccinations are being pushed from every corner. Nonetheless, a recent clinical trial showed that green tea-based supplements reduced the risk of flu by 75%. This is far better than the 60% risk reduction recently reported in the Lancet for vaccinations....|
|11/15/2011 - Green tea (and its less refined cousin, white tea) has been a part of the ancient Chinese tradition for countless generations, in large part due to its rich endowment of bioactive catechins. Many studies over the past decade have shown that green tea is a powerful tool to improve metabolism in a way...|
|10/25/2011 - Reporting in the research journal Obesity, researchers continue to mount crucial evidence to support green tea as an agent in the war against overweight and obesity. Green tea (and its less refined cousin, white tea) is shown to slow weight gain and may be a key tool in the obesity epidemic impacting...|
|10/18/2011 - Pennsylvania State University researchers have discovered yet another impressive property of green tea - it can slow down weight gain and counter obesity. This recent study analyzed the health development of a test group of obese mice that were fed a high-fat diet mixed with green tea extracts, and...|
|9/22/2011 - A recent study at Texas A&M University verifies the anti-inflammatory benefits of the yaupon holly plant in reference to inhibiting colon cancer. A 2009 University of Florida study previously validated the plant's antioxidant benefits, revealing that, depending on the specific genotype of the plant...|
|9/21/2011 - Green tea consumption has been shown to benefit many health issues ranging from help with weight management to cancer prevention and treatment. New research published in the British Journal of Nutrition explains that the natural extract from the Camellia sinensis plant has a powerful effect on cholesterol...|
|8/10/2011 - The US Food and Drug Administration has a long history of conducting armed, SWAT-style raids on farmers, cancer treatment pioneers and dietary supplement manufacturers. This list, compiled by the editors of NaturalNews, reveals only some of the hundreds of armed FDA raids that have been conducted in...|
|7/21/2011 - Among the many natural ways to treat infection, tea tree oil is one of the very best. Tea tree oil is an essential oil taken from the leaves of the melaleuca alternifolia, a plant native to Australia and New South Wales. It has a wide variety of uses with strong antiseptic, antibacterial, antiviral,...|
|7/11/2011 - The CDC has estimated that by 2050, as much of thirty percent of the American population could suffer with diabetes. New studies show that diabetics, in addition to coping with the effects of their disease, also have nearly double the risk of cancer compared to the rest of the population.
|6/27/2011 - New research published in the Journal of Nutrition provides evidence that potent epicatechin flavonoids from extracts of green tea and cocoa lower the destructive effects of high blood sugar. This can effectively prevent damage that ravages the major organs and especially the coronary arteries lining...|
|6/21/2011 - The Chinese have known the healing power of green tea for generations. Many believe that the unprocessed tea leaves can help to prevent or even cure many chronic diseases including heart disease, cancer and dementia. Volumes of scientific evidence now provide compelling proof that the active polyphenol...|
|6/7/2011 - The Japanese government has banned exports of green tea from four agricultural regions of Japan after leaves there tested positive for high levels of radioactive cesium. According to reports from the UK's Telegraph, green tea leaves from parts of Tochigi, Chiba, and Kanagawa, as well as from the entire...|
|4/20/2011 - Compelling evidence presented in the journal Nutrition Research makes the irrefutable connection among green tea consumption, lowered body weight and reduced levels of dangerous belly fat. Drinking between 5 and 8 cups of green tea each day was shown to lower body weight by 5.6% and to decrease abdominal...|
|4/15/2011 - Would you drink a beverage that has repeatedly been shown to fight cancer initiation and proliferation, prevent damaging genetic mutations and negate the effects of free radicals that cause the outward signs of aging? Green tea and members of the tea family including black and white teas have passed...|
|3/26/2011 - Derived from Chinese Green Tea leaves, jasmine tea has become one of the most popular teas around. Other names it is known by include Xiang Pian or Mo Li Hua Cha. This tea offers many health benefits, ranging from reducing stress to preventing certain types of cancer.
Jasmine tea is also widely known...|
|3/3/2011 - Many people looking for alternatives to coffee, soda pop, artificially-sweetened drink mixes, and other mainstream beverages that severely lack in the nutritional department, are turning to medicinal teas, according to a recent report in The News Tribune. Tisanes, or herbal infusion teas that often...|
|3/1/2011 - Rooibos (ROY-boss) tea which means Red Bush is a South African plant that's actually part of the legume family. Commonly called red tea it's actually a green color until it's been fermented. This tea has been used for hundreds of years by African Bushmen but more recently has been making a name for...|
|2/15/2011 - The healing capacity of green tea has been understood and cultivated by the Chinese for more than 5,000 years. Western medicine has been very slow to embrace the many health benefits attributed to drinking green tea, as it has been with many super foods known to lower the risk of chronic disease. Researchers...|
|2/3/2011 - If you`re an acne sufferer, then you know the frustration of searching for an acne product that actually helps your skin. Chances are you`ve tried everything on the market and were left less than satisfied (and with a much lighter wallet!). The mainstream commercial products you`ve tried may work for...|
|1/12/2011 - For years, NaturalNews has covered the mounting research linking green tea and its extracts to a host of disease-fighting benefits -- from halting the progression of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (http://www.naturalnews.com/029055_leukemia_green_tea.html) and reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease...|
|12/19/2010 - It`s flu season again. During this time of year, flu shots and over the counter drugs seem to be lurking around every corner. However, many are becoming increasingly uncomfortable with relying on Big Pharma for their flu prevention and treatment needs. Fortunately, research continues to demonstrate...|
|12/6/2010 - Antioxidants are powerful nutrients that prevent, reduce, delay, or repair oxidative damage to cells in our body caused by free radicals. The presence of free radicals may result in cancer, stroke, heart problems, early aging, and many other degenerative conditions. Cells will not function properly...|
|10/25/2010 - Older adults who drink tea regularly experience significantly less cognitive decline than adults of the same age who do not drink tea, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of California-Los Angeles and the University of Washington and presented at the Alzheimer's Association's...|
|10/20/2010 - Drinking several cups of tea or coffee daily appears to cut your risk of heart disease by more than one-third, Dutch researchers have found.
"It's basically a good news story for those who like tea and coffee," said lead researcher Yvonne van der Schouw. "These drinks appear to offer benefits for...|
|10/8/2010 - An extract from green tea may slow the progression of the most common form of leukemia, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Mayo Clinic and presented at the annual meeting of the "American Society of Clinical Oncology."
The study was conducted on 42 patients suffering from early-stage...|
|9/25/2010 - Green tea and the Omega-3 fatty acid DHA combine to provide a powerful natural shield against certain forms of cancer, heart disease, stroke and dementia while assisting weight loss and maintenance. Both of these nutrients directly target gene sequences which have been shown to lower disease risk while...|
|9/10/2010 - Many of us look forward to shampooing our hair with visions of beautiful, shiny, bouncy hair as portrayed by those enticing shampoo commercials that we have become so familiar with. Little do we realize that the very shampoos that are giving us that lustrous look may at the same time be endangering...|
|9/9/2010 - Concerned about breast cancer? There are three nutrients that virtually eliminate your risk of the disease, even if you carry "breast cancer genes." Wondering how to cure arthritis? A combination of four different nutrients virtually eliminates arthritis symptoms. Afraid of diabetes? Five different...|
|8/26/2010 - Countless studies over the years about the health benefits of tea -- particularly green tea -- have driven many health-conscious consumers to stock up on all the latest tea beverages that claim to improve health. But a recent study has shown that most commercial bottled tea drinks contain virtually...|
|8/17/2010 - Having a cup of tea involves a lot more than meets the eye -- and the taste buds. It turns out that many varieties of teas contain phytochemicals loaded with a host of health benefits. For example, as NaturalNews has previously reported, green tea in particular may help prevent and treat osteoporosis...|
|6/24/2010 - A major new discovery just reported in the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) journal could be a major advance in the treatment of prostate cancer. Not only have the phytonutrients in red wine and green tea been found to halt prostate cancer growth, a team of French and...|
|6/23/2010 - According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a form of cancer that causes the number of white blood cells called B lymphocytes, or B cells, to increase abnormally. Eventually, the cancerous cells can move through the blood to the liver, spleen, and other...|
|6/18/2010 - In recent years a great variety of joint health supplements have become more widely available for treating gout joint pain and the disabling effects of rheumatoid arthritis. As helpful as this form of joint support may be, each product has possible side effects that should be considered before using....|
|5/27/2010 - Drinking at least a cup of green tea a day may significantly decrease a person's risk of lung cancer, according to a study conducted by researchers from Shan Medical University in Taiwan.
Cancer rates are significantly lower in Asia than in other parts of the world, and high consumption of green...|
|5/20/2010 - Kidney stones are mineral deposits which are made up of calcium, uric acid or the amino acid cysteine. There are many different theories as to how these "stones" form, but no one seems to know for sure. Regardless of how they form, kidney stones can often be avoided and eliminated naturally without...|
|4/17/2010 - Recent research out of Hong Kong is indicating that certain substances found in green tea work to penetrate eye tissue and prevent eye disease. Catechins, a type of antioxidant, are one such substance that researchers say helps to prevent ocular degeneration and oxidative stress.
Published in the...|
|4/10/2010 - Tulsi tea originated in India and the tropical regions of Asia over 5,000 years ago. This herbal wonder is respected and honored for its rich antioxidant and adaptogenic properties, both of which are beneficial to reducing stress and promoting mental clarity. Commonly referred to as Holy Basil, this...|
|3/10/2010 - Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the U.S., according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). It comes like a silent thief, gradually stealing sight and usually providing no warning symptoms in the early stages. But as the disease progresses, damage to the optic nerve grows worse...|
|2/5/2010 - An extract made from one of the main antioxidants found in green tea may be able to slow the progression of prostate cancer, according to a study conducted by researchers from Louisiana state University and published in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.
|1/15/2010 - The herbal tea known as red tea has found its way to health food and specialty food stores recently, but few know much about the source or the health benefits of this plant. Red tea comes from a South African plant called Aspalanthus linearis, and is also known as Redbush, or Kaffree, Rooibus, and Honeybush....|
|12/17/2009 - The December issue of Nature Chemical Biology contains a study that reveals the powerful effect of the green tea component EGCG in preventing and treating serious brain disorders like Alzheimer's, Huntington's, and Parkinson's diseases. When combined with another isolated component, the elements therapeutically...|
|12/11/2009 - We find ourselves in the middle of the holidays with stress creeping into our lives. Weaving a vitamin group, known as the stress vitamins, into your daily routine may be an effective way to reduce stress. You should also take into consideration that daily exercise and meditation are other important...|
|12/5/2009 - The well-known author and supporter of the raw-vegan lifestyle, David Wolfe (www.davidwolfe.com) states that, "Calcium does not build bones. This is one of the biggest misconceptions ever." He states that silicon and magnesium are the keys to increasing bone density. So, stop taking calcium and start...|
|12/1/2009 - It is well documented that drinking herbal teas can benefit health as well as contribute to a feeling of relaxation. Herbs can be used fresh or dried. Drying them at home will generally mean cheaper and fresher herbal tea than teas that are shop bought. All herbal teas have health benefits - they may...|
|11/28/2009 - Researchers from Newcastle University have scientifically proven that Hyptis crenata, also known as Brazilian mint, is a powerful pain reliever that works just as well as Indometacin, a synthetic drug similar to aspirin. A traditional remedy for treating the flu, stomach problems, high fevers, and headaches,...|
|11/23/2009 - (Natural News) Green tea has an impressive of list of health benefits. Studies have reported that green tea can help prevent Alzheimer's, certain cancers, and improve cardiovascular health. Some health experts have asserted that green tea can help alleviate stress as well.
But until recently there...|
|11/20/2009 - Green tea lovers like to grab a steaming hot cup of the stuff because it tastes so good in their mouth; now, they can grab it because it's so good for their mouth. According to a study recently published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research, people with precancerous oral lesions were able to slow...|
|11/19/2009 - According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 35,720 new cases of oral and/or pharynx cancer will strike Americans this year. And, unfortunately, less than 50% of these people are expected to live for five years or more after diagnosis. However, scientists may have found a natural substance...|
|11/18/2009 - Of all the culinary herbs, sage is perhaps the one with the broadest range of medicinal uses. As you'll see in the collection of quotes about sage shown below, sage is anti-hypertensive, anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial; plus it helps cleanse your blood and may even prevent Alzheimer's...|
|11/9/2009 - (Natural News) A Japanese green tea study has determined impressive results regarding the reduction of blood and lymph cancers. Tohoku University researchers found a 42 percent reduction for blood cancers and 48 percent reduction for lymph cancers with high green tea consumption.
To arrive at these...|
|11/2/2009 - Three new studies by Japanese scientists add even more evidence to what already is an astounding mountain of data showing green tea protects and heals the human body. All of the research is based on findings from the huge Ohsaki National Health Insurance Cohort Study in Japan which involved 41,761 Japanese...|
|10/21/2009 - If the world knew all the true healing benefits of stinging nettles, they would be rushing to store it by the tons in their basements and they would be growing it instead of grass in their back yards. Stinging nettles is a greatly misunderstood herb that has been put aside for way too long. The entire...|
|10/15/2009 - If you search for natural cancer remedies, you'll eventually find information about chaparral -- a powerful healing herb that grows in the desert regions of the American Southwest (among other places). (In fact, where I used to live in Tucson, chaparral just grows wild all over the place The chaparral...|
|10/10/2009 - While many herbs are popular for liver and colon health, the best herbs for kidney maintenance are not as well known in Western medicine. Those suffering nausea, loss of appetite, stunted growth, dry skin, sleep disorders, concentration problems, or puffy eyes should consider a kidney flush. This article...|
|10/8/2009 - According to the National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), the bone thinning condition known as osteoporosis is a major public health threat for 44 million Americans, 68 percent of whom are women. Approximately 10 million Americans already have osteoporosis and another...|
|10/7/2009 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni`s Renegade Roundtable, which can be found at http://www.RenegadeRoundtable.com. In this excerpt, Daniel Vitalis shares on the creating an elixir step by step and some amazing insight into "tasting" our medicines.
Renegade Roundtable with Daniel Vitalis....|
|9/30/2009 - Thyme is a delicate herb which is both pungent and hot with a penetrating fragrance. It is also a fabulous herb for healing a large number of ailments. It is known to increase the flow of urine and to help in menstruation. It helps in the delivery process and prevents miscarriages; in fact, it cleanses...|
|9/9/2009 - Basil is not just for pesto anymore, but a plant of many health benefits. Basil is a plant that looks similar to the peppermint plant, as they both come from the same family. The leaves are tender and minty green and grow to 30-130cm tall. Basil, a highly fragrant plant, is best known as the ingredient...|
|9/3/2009 - During sometime in this year, you will most likely succumb to the common cold. Even the strongest or the bravest person will at times have the nasty old "common cold" bug. Many confuse the flu with the cold and there are some simple differences to help you know which treatment to take. Natural medicines...|
|9/3/2009 - Regular consumption of white tea might help prevent obesity and encourage weight loss, according to a study conducted by researchers from the German health food company Beiersdorf AG and published in the journal Nutrition and Metabolism.
"In the industrialized countries, the rising incidence of obesity-associated...|
|9/2/2009 - Marigold (also known as Calendula officinalis) is not just a beautiful flower, but a natural medicine for many conditions. The marigold has now been placed in the books of cancer and anti-cancer cures, because it has antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. The marigold is also able...|
|8/28/2009 - A simple inexpensive four herb tea that cures cancer? Even AIDS maybe? This has been a critical concern since Essiac tea was introduced in Canada during the early 1920's. For over 50 years, a humble nurse, Rene Caisse (pronounced Reen Case), used the tea successfully with many terminal cancer patients...|
|8/25/2009 - One of the potent antioxidants found in green tea may slow and possibly even reverse the progress of leukemia.
Scientists have been aware since 1970s that green tea can help fight cancer, as demonstrated by lower cancer rates in countries with high consumption of the beverage. In 2004, a study showed...|
|8/18/2009 - Green tea has been used as a medicine for over five thousands years in Chinese medicine. The plant, called Camellia sinensis, has been used to treat many health issues. The tea has been known to lower cholesterol, cure headaches, improve cognition in Alzheimer's patients, dissolve blood clots, speed...|
|8/17/2009 - Moderation in all things may typically be the best route to all-around health, but when it comes to green tea consumption, moderation does not equal disease prevention. In fact, as many as five cups of green tea or more - clearly not a moderate amount - is believed to be the best defense from cancer.
|8/4/2009 - Out of thousands of TCM patent herbal formulas, Liu Wei Di Huang Wan (or Six Flavor Tea Pill) is perhaps the most important of all. It treats a wide variety of conditions, from diabetes, high cholesterol numbers, low adrenals and insomnia to weakness in the knees, poor hearing and poor eyesight. One...|
|8/2/2009 - A nutrient found in grapes, green tea and cocoa could have a significant impact on the brain cell damage that leads to Alzheimer's disease, according to the results of a new study carried out by scientists at Kings College, London (UK).
A research team headed by Dr Robert Williams, a lead scientist...|
|8/1/2009 - For over 2000 years, a special tea that originates from the Yunnan Province of China has been coveted for its preventative and curative properties. This tea is known as Pu-erh or Yunnan Tuocha. The tea`s cultivation can be traced as far back as the Han Dynasty (202 BCE-220 CE) and was made from the...|
|7/16/2009 - Scientists have discovered a way to create cancer-fighting nanoparticles using nothing but gold salts and a cup of Darjeeling tea, according to a paper published in the Journal of Materials Chemistry.
Nanoparticles are particles much smaller than those commonly used in chemical or industrial applications,...|
|6/7/2009 - Various health benefits have been discovered in relation to drinking green tea and taking green tea extracts. These benefits include such things as decreasing the severity of cold and flu symptoms and decreasing the risk and growth of cancer.
Green tea is made from the leaves of the plant Camellia...|
|5/22/2009 - A simple tea, long used as treatment in traditional Nigerian medicine has shown great promise as a treatment for type-2 Diabetes mellitus. This tea is produced from an extract of Rauvolfia Vomitoria (poison devil`s-pepper) and the fruit of Citrus aurantium (bitter orange). Researches have recently begun...|
|5/18/2009 - Here are a few inexpensive and natural additions to your diet that could go a long way toward supporting a strong heart and healthy cardiovascular system: Hawthorn Berry, Cayenne, and Jamaica (pronounced ha-my-ka) or Hibiscus Flower. The surprising health benefits of these three herbs are summarized...|
|5/7/2009 - Researchers from Beiersdorf AG, Germany, have just published a new study that concludes white tea could be a natural way to boost weight loss, especially from fat. This is important news -- and not just for those wanting to look slim and trim in their bathing suits this summer. Obesity is a huge world-wide...|
|4/10/2009 - Drinking hibiscus tea can significantly reduce blood pressure among people with elevated risks of cardiovascular or kidney disease, according to a new study presented at the annual conference of the American Heart Association.
High blood pressure is a dangerous health condition that triples the risk...|
|3/18/2009 - Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) views the heart as the master of the body and the emperor of the organ networks. It generates chi, the vital energy of the body, and thus is the root of all life1. Without a healthy heart, the body is fragile and stale. While many of us know that heart disease is rampant...|
|2/24/2009 - A common and popular herbal remedy may be able to help diabetics control their blood sugar and prevent serious complications, according to a study conducted by researchers from Aberystwyth University in Wales and the University of Toyama in Japan, and published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food...|
|2/20/2009 - How effective is green tea at preventing, reversing or treating breast cancer? And can green tea help improve the outcome of chemotherapy for patients who choose chemical poisons as their treatment of choice?
I searched through my library of natural health books and found the following quotes on...|
|2/19/2009 - A recent article appearing on NaturalNews reported that milk destroys the antioxidant benefits of blueberries. This article left many readers wondering whether the outcome is confined to blueberries only, or whether there are broader implication that might extend to all fruits and even vegetables. A...|
|2/16/2009 - Enjoying a cup of tea while reading this article? If so, keep right on drinking. A newly released study has found that drinking tea results in a 37% reduction in breast cancer risk for women under the age of 50, an age in which breast cancer can be particularly virulent. Another recent study has shown...|
|1/28/2009 - There are compelling reasons to make your own skin care products. Federal law doesn`t require companies to provide data on product safety nor does it demand full disclosure of ingredients on product labels. Evidence continues to mount that personal care products are brimming with unsafe ingredients....|
|1/15/2009 - The importance of regulating blood sugar is clear: stabilizing blood sugar can prevent many health problems, one of the most obvious being diabetes, which is often a result of years of unstable blood sugar. Fortunately, for most of us it is within our power to take control of our blood sugar levels...|
|1/15/2009 - Natural chemicals contained in black tea might mimic insulin's effects in the body and help protect against diabetes, according to a study conducted by researchers from Dundee University and the Scottish Crop Research Institute, and published in the journal Aging Cell.
"There is definitely something...|
|12/26/2008 - Perhaps one thing that gives the Japanese their relative good health and longevity is green tea. Research has linked an increased consumption of this infusion with a reduced risk of conditions such as cancer and heart disease. This lovely cup of tea will not only keep you cosy this winter, but may increase...|
|12/2/2008 - With its wide-ranging and well-known array of health benefits, green tea is becoming ever more popular as a daily beverage. And a recent study carried out on mice at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta has found that a compound present in green tea could slow down or even prevent type 1 diabetes....|
|11/29/2008 - Can you eat the foods you love occasionally without compromising your health? A new study shows that adding certain compounds to your diet can protect you from the harmful effects of acrylamides found in many of American's favorite foods.
Acrylamides are cancer causing agents created when foods are...|
|11/26/2008 - Man has used natural remedies to relieve symptoms of colds and flu since earliest times. Though there are no cures, natural treatments have been shown to speed healing time.
Elderberries have been used in medicine since the Stone Age. Recent research from the University of Jerusalem confirmed that...|
|11/21/2008 - Drinking green tea may help prevent heart disease and stroke, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Athens Medical School in Greece and published in the European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention.
"A couple of cups a day would probably be a good dose for people," researcher Charalambos...|
|11/7/2008 - Can you eat the foods you love occasionally without compromising your health? A new study shows that adding certain compounds to your diet can protect you from the harmful effects of acrylamides found in many of American's favorite foods.
As published in the July 15, 2008 edition of the Journal of...|
|10/1/2008 - I hope by now many of you have tried kefir. Another fermented beverage which contributes to health is a fermented tea called Kombucha. Many believe the name comes from the Japanese seaweed called Kombu + cha (tea), however, there is no relationship between seaweed and Kombucha. In Japan, Kombucha refers...|
|9/26/2008 - Three studies presented at the American Association for Cancer Research's Sixth Annual International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research in Philadelphia have demonstrated the powerful cancer-fighting benefits of dark berries, green tea and olive leaves, and suggest that gels and beverages...|
|9/22/2008 - More than a drink, Yerba Mate (pronounced "yerba mahtay") has become a cultural phenomenon throughout South America and its use is rapidly spreading to the United State. Its benefits are obvious. In Buenos Aires, where people carry their Mate with them throughout the day, the sight of an obese person...|
|9/16/2008 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Renegade Water Secrets, which can be found at (http://www.renegadewatersecrets.com) . In this excerpt, David Wolfe shares on bottled water and using water to make other drinks.
Renegade Water Secrets with David Wolfe, author of the new book Amazing...|
|9/11/2008 - Substances found in green tea and high fiber foods have been found effective in the treatment and prevention of pancreatic cancer, an extremely virulent form of disease with few effective treatments. Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., so any indication of an effective...|
|8/5/2008 - Drinking as little as three-quarters of a cup of this one tea each day may cut the risk of developing Parkinson's disease by as much as 71 percent, according to a new study conducted by researchers from the National Neuroscience Institute in Singapore and published in the American Journal of Epidemiology.
|7/22/2008 - Sales of anti-inflammatory pharmaceuticals are a multi-billion dollar industry. Yet as we've learned with the Vioxx fiasco and all the tens of thousands of deaths surrounding that drug, anti-inflammatory medications can be extremely dangerous. Sure, it stops the pain, but sometimes it also stops your...|
|7/21/2008 - We've heard of the benefits of green tea but what about the evidence. The scientific community has shown strong interest in uncovering just what the benefits might be. Some have been cautious and say that there is limited long term evidence that green tea can combat certain diseases (1).
|6/6/2008 - People with sleep apnea, a disorder that affects more than 12 million people in the United States, literally stop breathing repeatedly during their sleep, sometimes for a minute or longer. With the most serious form, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), this can happen hundreds of times during a single night...|
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|5/28/2008 - More happy justification for chocolate lovers: blood pressure (BP) responds favorably to cocoa, but not tea, a new meta-analysis suggests. Authors of the study say that while both products are rich in polyphenols, the study findings suggest that phenols in cocoa may be more active than those in tea....|
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