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Are there detrimental health effects to drinking old tea?

Black tea can last almost forever. Health related detriments are potentially present already in fresh leaves. Risks added by storing tea for too long are first and foremost: taste deterioration. This ...
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How much is green tea really good against tooth decay?

Green tea, or any real tea made from the Camellia sinensis plant, has many advantages as a go-to beverage. It itself does not contain significant amounts of sugar, it has an enamel preserving pH ...
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Green Tea After Dinner

Green tea has thermogenic properties and promotes fat oxidation beyond that explained by its caffeine content per se. If green tea extract are drunk during the meal there is a proved effect of it on ...
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Prepare tea directly in water boiler - dangerous?

Although the initial question seems crazy enough from the start, the preamble to this answer has to make it clear that you should not use a water boiler with tea – or anything else but water – in it. ...
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Which herbal teas have been proven to energize?

According to this paper by Moss et al. (2016) 1 peppermint tea has energizing properties. The molecular mechanism by which this effect is exerted is summarized in its discussion part: Active ...
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Benefits of tea in weight loss

So with everything related with diet there are two effects: whether a particularly diet affects what macronutrients you eat, and the effect of the food itself. According to NHS advice green tea in ...
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Toxicity of Heated Honey

Surprisingly: yes, heating honey can be of a certain concern. The article linked to above is based on ayurvedic principles which do not compare well in their reasoning with modern scientific thinking: ...
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Does black tea increase the risk of breast cancer?

BACKGROUND There are a very large number of studies of tea consumption and breast cancer. All of these studies are observational epidemiologic studies. The epidemiologic studies assess black tea and ...
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What element of black tea is laxative?

Basically, theobromine and theophylline (see e. g. https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Theobromine), which is similar to caffeine. There are even some people doing coffee enemas (https://en....
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Combined consumption of green tea and cheese / meat

Cheese and meat are both high in fat, which slows down the emptying of the stomach content (including tea) into the small intestine more than carbohydrate foods (vegetables and grains). So, taking tea ...
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Stomach ache after drinking tea

One of the possible solutions might be to try decaf tea. Although decaffeination also reduces the amount of polyphenols to some extent, in many cases there is still a lot of them left. The reduction ...
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Which is better for health tea, water tea or milk tea?

The only well studied effects of drinking tea are the Green Tea Catechins: I would highly recommend people pay attention to the bioavailability issue and pay attention to Quercetin. Green tea ...
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How to improve memorizing ability?

Train your Brain. its not the supplement in the market which will boost your memory application, althgough you can take Omega supplements which is good for brain stuff and heart.
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Does milk tea cause darkening of the skin?

This seems to be a common misconception and there are many non-peer-reviewed articles online debunking this myth; like this example. In a review of literature, Tea and Health: Studies in Humans, Khan ...
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