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Milk in Tea: A Bum Steer?

Jeremy Warner, MDMay 12th, 2009 by Jeremy Warner, MD
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I’m a tea drinker who enjoys tea with a little bit of milk.  Not only does it add a nice creamy texture to the tea, it also seems to take the bitter edge off, even without adding any sugar.  And I’m certainly not alone – by one estimate, 98% of British tea drinkers top off with the white stuff. (more…)

Exploring the Health Benefits of Green Tea

Jeremy Warner, MDApril 27th, 2009 by Jeremy Warner, MD
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Green tea, which has been consumed for more than 4,000 years, has been the focus of many health claims. The earliest recorded book extolling the virtues of green tea is the Kissa Yojoki (Book of Tea), which was published in 1191 by a Zen priest, Eisai. The first sentence of the book goes like this: “Tea is the ultimate mental and medical remedy and has the ability to make one’s life more full and complete.” (more…)