Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Tea’s blood pressure-lowering compounds identified

Lowering blood pressure can be challenging. After all, to get it down, most doctors recommend changing your diet, getting more exercise or taking loads of medications, sometimes stacked one on top of another. But lowering your BP a few more notches can be as simple as a cup of tea.

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

The tea that helps you burn fat in your dreams

Most weight loss plans don’t work for one simple reason. They’re too restrictive. Yet, what if you could lose weight while you sleep by firing up your metabolism and having it run all night long?

Virginia Tims-Lawson

Drink this every day to lower your risk of heart disease and stroke

A lot of focus is on retaining good health while we strive to live longer. Research shows there’s a simple way to lower your risk of heart disease and stroke and increase not only life expectancy, but the quality of those extra years — all with one drink…

Jenny Smiechowski

The antibacterial drink strong enough to go after TB

If you drink green tea, you probably do it for one of two reasons… To keep your cancer risk down or to keep your metabolism up. These are two of green tea’s most popular perks. But green tea has a huge benefit that most people forget about…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Tea is the tops for a well-working brain and now we know why

There’s been a lot of talk over the last decade about so-called superfoods that have the power to ward off disease, slow aging, and help you stay healthier and more active longer. But one of the really super ones is a drink — tea. And now we know more about its amazing effects on the brain…

Jenny Smiechowski

Is the answer to antibiotic resistance in the bottom of your teacup?

Green tea’s polyphenols reduce the risk of cancer and its other compounds protect against neurodegenerative disorders, like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. It contains caffeine that boosts your brain function. It makes your metabolism work better. And it kills bacteria and viruses. And, yet, green tea has another gift for humankind…