July 24, 2011

BlueberriesBlueberries have already gained their reputation as one of the most effective natural superfoods. These amazing berries offer very potent and powerful antioxidant properties which can be used to protect our body tissues from premature aging, lower the risks of developing cancerous formations and cardiovascular diseases, aid in weight loss and decreasing belly fat, enhance our immune system and prevent a great deal of various infections. Currently, numerous studies and researches are being carried out in order to reveal more and more of health benefits of blueberries, mainly due to a high content of natural antioxidants, known also as polyphenols. Read the rest of this entry »

Too Much Green Tea Can Be Harmful

Author: Carla Fiscina
September 2, 2009

Green Tea ExtractsFor the last decades, the army of true green tea lovers has become really huge. I guess, we all know everything about numerous curative properties and therapeutic effects of green tea. The benefits of this miraculous herb are associated with longevity, cancer-free and diabetes-free life, perfect skin and absence of tooth cavities, low cholesterol levels and effective weight management, lower risks of having problems with the function of cardio-vascular and digestive systems. However, consuming something, even very useful and therapeutic, in large quantities will not do anything good to us. Therefore, doctors warn us about harmful effects of taking too much of even such beneficial herbal remedy as green tea. Read the rest of this entry »

August 21, 2009

poporn consumptionPopcorn is, undoubtedly, among the most favorite snacks of young people, along with cereal, crackers, doughnuts, potato chips, fruit and chocolate bars. Some of these snacks are very healthy, some are actually not, but sometimes we really need to have a bite and eat something to help us perform well during the day. Popcorn is a carbohydrate-rich snack, which is low in calories and has quite high nutritional value. That is why popcorn consumption is significant in many countries of the world. However, a recent discovery of American scientists will definitely make more people eat popcorn and boost its sales in the nearest future. Read the rest of this entry »

Tea Assists for Stroke Prevention

Author: Carla Fiscina
May 25, 2009

I suppose that tea is definitely a subject of the largest number of various researches and scientific studies. And there’s nothing surprising about it! Tea is a miraculous therapeutic beverage which has a special place in every single culture of the world. It can be considered the most popular drink which can help us relax and enjoy its beautiful aroma, quench our thirst, get warm, forget about our problems and stresses, get closer with someone and so on. Moreover, for many of us tea is much more than just a beverage. Tea is linked to the most precious and romantic moments in our life. Drinking a cup of tea can help us to get focused and settle our mind, or can be an invitation for a friendly talk. And, there’s no need to mention numerous health benefits of various types of tea. Read the rest of this entry »

December 31, 2008

Tea BudsWhite teas are one of the most popular type of traditional teas made from the leaves of Camilla Sinensis plant. Silver Needle, Snowbud, White Peony, White Cloud, Fujan, Bai Mu Dan, White Darjeeling, as well as various fruit-flavored White teas are among the best blends in modern tea culture. In contrast to Black teas, this type of tea comes from the buds picked right after they have opened. White tea is the least processed type of tea among all teas. The buds are unfermented, slightly air dried and sometimes a little steamed, that allows receiving a very gentle and a little sweet type of tea taste. White teas have a specific light color, a very delicate  and silky flavor.

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October 16, 2008

For many centuries, green tea has been known as a unique and inexhaustible natural source of health, beauty and longevity. Green tea has been used by Chinese and Japanese physicians for more than four thousand years, and still it is difficult to find any other drink or food, which would have more health benefits than this wonderful beverage. Modern scientific researches and studies are providing more and more evidence for numerous positive effects on our health connected with regular green tea consumption. Along with good taste and delicate aroma, green tea has over 300 various useful ingredients: minerals, proteins, carbohydrates, microelements, Vitamines B1, B2, B5, C1, K and P, as well as composites of magnesium, calcium, manganese, phosphorus and other chemical elements. Read the rest of this entry »