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Why Athletes Should Drink Tea

Brandon Hall with STACK wrote an awesome article on the many performance benefits tea has to offer athletes. He talks about some of the misconceptions people may have with tea, as well as goes over some of the main reasons why tea is the perfect drink to not only increase your athletic performance, but maintain a healthy body.  Brandon also talks about the many benefits loose leaf tea has over tea bags and pods. Brewing with loose leaf tea ensures you get a great tasting tea and full potency of all the healthy compounds.  Check out Brandon's full article here: http://www.stack.com/a/athlete-tea More about STACK: STACK is a company dedicated to inspiring and empowering athletes of all ages. They offer many different...

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Can Green Tea Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease?

What is Alzheimer's disease?     Alzheimer's disease affects more that 520,000 in the UK alone and is the most common cause of dementia. The word dementia describes a particular set of symptoms which can include difficulties with thinking, memory loss and problem-solving or language ability loss. If you are reading this you probably already know someone who has this horrible disease.   So what has Alzheimer's to Do With Green tea? Great question! Well Let's get into it (without too much of the complicated science stuff) While research has shown the effects of green tea on beta-amyloids, one of the most notable studies used MRI technology to actually view its effect. Participants in the study were given either a green tea...

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Types of Tea and What They Do

Believe it or not,  there are people in the world that think that the only good tea is a cup of Earl Grey with milk and two sugars. These people are WRONG! If you are one of the enlightened few that understand that tea comes in many forms then you may be aware that the different types of tea bring different types of health benefit. In this article, we are going to give an overview of the different types of tea and why you should be drinking them (hopefully not going too much into the nerd stuff!). Green Tea Green tea is the poster child for the "tea is healthy" movement and everyone who drinks it knows they are doing...

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