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Green Tea Stress Buster, Exercise Enhancer, Weight Loss Aid

As if all of the health benefits of green tea consumption that we’ve already discussed weren’t enough to convince us to drink it, there are even more! We most often want lots of help with these big three benefits:

  • Stress busting
  • Increase exercise endurance
  • Weight loss


Stress buster:

Of all of the life style changes that I coached my patients through, dealing with stress was the most difficult to conquer. After all our society continually places stress on us with its ads to do more, do more, do more, buy more, join this club, come to this event and … Read the rest

Green Tea Against the 3 Big Killers

Who would have thought that a simple little cup of green tea could be so powerful?

Once again we will discover that the amazing anti-oxidant in green tea known as epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) packs a wallop against the 3 big killers: cancer, heart disease and diabetes.


Protects against Cancer

Green tea battles cancer in some remarkable ways and most of these anti-cancer effects occur because of EGCG.


First of all green tea’s phytonutrients stimulate the production of more detoxification enzymes in our bodies and increase the activity of those enzymes according to research performed at the National Cancer Institute. … Read the rest

Anti-Aging Effects of Green Tea

Because green tea activates the longevity genes it falls in the category of things you can do to slow down the aging process. Now that’s an amazing phenomenon.


Are you surprised to learn that you actually have longevity genes? I was really surprised. Researchers discovered that animals live longer if they are kept very slim by feeding them nutrient dense food in low amounts. Some days they are not fed at all.


When animals go into the state of starvation or some other severe stress their chemistry switches on the longevity genes called sirtuins to prevent death. Activating … Read the rest

How About Joining Me for a Cup of Tea

After reading several articles about some benefits of drinking green tea, I sat down to share some of that information with you, thinking I would write one simple article. But then…

My curiosity got the best of me and I just had to do more research and find out more about the health benefits of drinking green tea. Looks like it’s going to be more than one little article. At least 1000 research papers have been written about the effects of green tea.

Personally I’ve never been a tea or coffee drinker and avoided green tea because of the caffeine … Read the rest