Cheating at the Olympics? Drink Green Tea So You Pass Your Drug Test

If you are going to participate in the Olympics (as an athlete and not a spectator), and you want to pass your doping test, make sure to drink green tea.  Research from the United Kingdom showed that drinking green tea masks testosterone from doping tests in the Olympics.     Actually, the study was only done in a lab and not on …

Green Tea May Help Elderly Cheer Up

Green tea may help the elderly feel better mentally, reports the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition in a December 2009 article. The Journal reported on a study from Tohoku University Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering in Sendai, Japan.  The study found that elderly men and women consuming 4 or more cups of green tea had 44% less chance of having …

Drink Green Tea to Help Your Bones

Green tea can improve your bone health, according to findings in a study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. In the study, 3 components of green tea were exposed to cells that form bones.  Researchers found that one of the components of green tea, EGC, promoted growth and strengthened bones.  Plus, high EGC levels stopped a cell …

Green Tea May Lower Risk of Blood Cancer

More good new about the health benefits of green tea. A new study shows the risk blood cancer may be lowered by having 5 cups of green tea per day. A study in the American Journal of Epidemiology explored the relationship between green tea and blood cancer in approximately 20,000 men and 22,000 women in Japan. In almost 10 years …

Jacksons of Piccadilly Green Tea

Jacksons of Piccadilly tea, a well-known brand from England offers a couple great green teas.  Jacksons offers a Sencha Chinese Green with Mint and a Green Tea with Lemon. Jacksons Green Teas are special.  Grown in the Zhejiang Province on the east coast of China, regarded as the home of high quality green tea, only the bud and top two …

Make Your Own Green Tea Scones

Doesn’t almost every tea drinker enjoy scones? Here is a unique twist on the plain scone recipe courtesy of Madura Tea.  Please note:  for this recipe to work, you need to use Madura Green Tea.  We can’t guarantee it will work with any other type of green tea. Green Tea Scones Recipe Difficulty: Easy Ingredients * 250g (8.8 oz) plain …

Study Testing If Green Tea Can Help Against Cervical Cancer

Green Tea is known for its health benefits. But, can it help stop cervical cancer? Researchers are trying to find the answer to this question. A study at the Arizona Cancer Center in Tucson are trying to determine the effect of green tea extract on viruses causing cervical cancer. The study is sponsored by the Division of Cancer Prevention at …

Have Your Green Tea with Papaya

Many people still are not yet fond of green tea. If this describes you, then you never had your green with papaya. Madura Tea of Australia offers several great green teas. Madura Green Tea with Papaya is a selection of 90% fine Asian green teas and Madura’s own Australian estate teas complemented with 10% dried Papaya leaf. Slightly sweeter than …

Jacksons Green Tea with Lemon: Crisp and Refreshing

For a healthy, great tasting and refreshing green tea, try Jacksons of Piccadilly Green Tea with Lemon. Grown in the Zhejiang Province on the east coast of China, regarded as the home of high quality green tea, only the bud and top leaves of the tea plant are hand picked in spring and gently steamed. This renowned Sencha process yields …

Eat Mushrooms and Drink Green Tea to Lower Breast Cancer Risk

More good news about the health benefits of green tea. According to a new study in the International Journal of Cancer, women drinking green tea and eating mushrooms lower their risk of developing breast cancer. The study tracked 2,000 women in China. Women who ate mushrooms and consumed green tea daily only had 11 to 18% of the risk of …