What can green tea do for your brain?

What can green tea do for your brain?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  When researchers reviewed 21 studies on green tea and how it affected brain functions in humans, they found some interesting things (Manchini E, et al., 2017). The reviewed studies presented evidence that green tea influenced the reduction of anxiety. It also improved cognition as benefits in memory and attention....
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3 Important Benefits of Flax Seeds

3 Important Benefits of Flax Seeds

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
One of the impressive health benefits of flax seeds is the ability to decrease blood pressure (Rodriguez-Leyva D, et.al., 2013). In a double-blinded, placebo-controlled study, 30 g of flax seeds daily for 6 months reduced the systolic blood pressure of 10 mm Hg and the diastolic blood pressure with 7...
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How healthy is green tea?

Green tea seems to be one of the best things you can drink for your health. One of the reasons is that it contains a lot of antioxidants. One of the most important things we can do to stay healthy is to be sure we stay insulin sensitive. When we...
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Green tea may help prevent influenza infection.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
Research has shown that green tea provides many health benefits. The research reviewed here was interesting because it investigated if capsules containing green tea catechins and theanine could prevent influenza infection (Matsumoto K, et al. 2011). The results documented that the incidence of clinically defined influenza infection was significantly lower...
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Biological Aging

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
Whatever your chronological age, your biological age may be more or less than that. If your chronological age is 60 years, you may biologically be only 50 if you are in good shape or it could be 70 if you are in bad shape.
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Do you like hot beverages?

Do you like hot beverages?

If you do, try green tea! It is probably the healthiest hot beverage you can drink. Green tea and especially a constituent of green tea, called epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) has shown to inhibit cancer growth (Zhang XD, et al. 2008, Ahn WS. et al. 2003). You may have heard that the...
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