Archive for the ‘health’ Category

Is It Just Me?


or has green tea suddenly gotten a lot more popular? Here’s something that is guaranteed to get your mind off green tea for a while. Advertisements

Photo courtesy Flickr user sk_vel India is hoping that Azadirachta indica will prove to be a miracle for the tea industry. Before we get into the specifics of why, the scientific name of the Neem tree is interesting – it’s actually derived from Persian. Azad: Free Dirakht: Tree i – Hind: Of India Literally, the […]



This just in from the BBC. Drinking green tea could help in the fight against HIV, research suggests.

A study was conducted in northeastern Japan with 40,000 adults to determine the benefits of green tea on overall health. The NPR program hosted by Patricia Neighmond explains the study and provides a balanced look at the whole issue. It’s well worth a listen.

Snapple is taking EGCG mainstream! Here’s their Superbowl iced tea ad. What are polyphenols anyway?