Green Tea: Antioxidants and Absorption

A new study in the Nutrition journal published on January 18, 2010, showed that green tea’s antioxidant catechins are readily absorbed by our bodies. This is great news! First, a little science…

Catechins are plant-based compounds that are highly antioxidant. Antioxidants are food-based nutrients that naturally prevent or slow the damage that oxygen causes over […]

Green Tea: A Possible Layer of Protection from Lung Cancer

Some of the best medical studies of the effects of green tea are coming out of Asia. This past week, a Taiwanese study** showed that tea drinkers were five times less likely to have lung cancer.

So what does this mean for smokers? The study of 510 people indicated that simply drinking one cup […]

Green Tea Lessens the Likelihood of Depression

There are a bevy of articles being posted today about the latest link between good health and green tea. Green tea always makes me happy and now there may be a physiological reason to explain this.

A study conducted in Japan, and published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, concluded that drinking green […]

The Best Ways to Store Green Tea

My favorite canister for storing tea.

I’m excited to share my latest bit of green tea information with you!

I’ve known for a long time that the best way to store tea, any type of tea, is in an opaque container with an air-tight seal. Tea degrades with exposure to air and light, […]