Why Tea Is So Healthy for You (and How to Get the Most from Every Cup)
Green tea has more wide-ranging and powerful benefits mainly because of its high amounts of EGCG, whereas black tea has much less because of the way the leaves are "fired" and oxidized during production. Still, black and other teas also share these ...
Is drinking tea bad for you?
But you might want to try another tipple after hearing the case of a 47-year-old woman, published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), who developed brittle bones and lost all of her teeth after drinking too much tea. Still gasping for that cuppa?
Proof that green tea reduces "bad" cholesterol levels
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 ... than fermented like black and oolong teas. This is what prevents the EGCG compound from being ...
How Much Caffeine Is in Decaf Coffee and Tea?
I'd thought I'd learn more about just how much caffeine is in those decaffeinated drinks. Regular drip coffee usually contains about 85 mg of caffeine per eight-ounce cup, while the average cup of black tea contains about 50 mg and green tea 40-50 mg per ...
Green Tea Polyphenols May Cause Liver Damage In High Doses
The polyphenols present in green tea plants ... green or black tea," O'Brien says. "But the health benefits are not clear as only a small amount of the polyphenols in the teas seems to get absorbed across the intestine. We won't know how much is absorbed ...