Cook with Tea

Nutritional value of tea

Posted: January 1, 2002

On average, British people drink approximately 3 cups of tea a day with about 70% of the UK population drinking tea on a regular basis 1. On-going research is discovering that at this level of […]

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Natural remedies

Posted: January 1, 2002

There’s nothing better than nature’s way to fix basic ills, chills, aches and pains. Pamela Allardice, natural therapy expert for The Australian Women’s Weekly, explores ways we can help alleviate symptoms for some common ailments […]

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Matcha green tea lattes take over in Starbucks’ West Coast backyard

Matcha green tea lattes take over in Starbucks’ West Coast backyard

Posted: January 1, 2002

West Coast bartenders have given up Red Bull, brokers are powering past the espresso machine and everyone’s quit smoking, so why drink coffee? People in the know have moved on and are licking green mustaches […]

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Elderberry’s health benefits

Posted: September 9, 2001

Elderberries have been employed in European folk medicine since antiquity for lots of illnesses from arthritis and asthma to colds and constipation. Elderberry is now becoming a functional food ingredient, especially in the Austrian, German […]

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Trial of Oolong Tea in the Management of Recalcitrant Atopic Dermatitis

Posted: January 1, 2001

A Trial of Oolong Tea in the Management of Recalcitrant Atopic Dermatitis Background: Mild cases of atopic dermatitis (AD) generally improve with standard treatment. However, standard treatment fails many patients with recalcitrant AD skin lesions. […]

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Tea may benefit blood vessels

Posted: November 23, 2000

Drinking a cup of tea makes blood vessels work better within 2 hours, dilating the arteries and improving blood flow, according to Massachusetts researchers. This may ultimately have a beneficial effect on the heart, according […]

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Green tea “lowers cholesterol”

Posted: October 18, 2000

CSIRO studies have shown that antioxidants in green tea can lower cholesterol in rabbits by increasing the amount of a liver protein that works to clear cholesterol from the blood. Although research overseas has already […]

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Information for consumers taking St John’s Wort

Posted: September 9, 2000

St John’s Wort is an ingredient in complementary medicines which are available without prescription from pharmacies, health food shops, supermarkets, complementary medicine practitioners and other sources. St John’s Wort preparations taken by mouth (eg, tablets, […]

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