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Thursday, August 30, 2007

Tea -- Common Ingredients

LOOSE vs BAGS
Tea made from loose leaves has more antioxidants than tea bags, which tend to have lower-quality, powdered leaves. Prevention, April 2003

BLACK vs GREEN
Black tea is turning out to be just as healthful as green tea. Univ of California Wellness Letter, March 2002

One cup of black or green tea has more antioxidant power than a serving of broccoli, carrots, or spinach. Prevention, Aug 1998

DECAF TEA
Tea decaffeinated using a natural CO-2 process retains 90% of its cancer-fighting properties. Prevention, Feb 2000

Java junkies, perk up: Substituting tea for coffee will cut your caffeine intake by more than half. Prevention, May 96

WHITE TEA
White tea appears to have more potent anticancer qualities than green tea. Reuters Health, March 30, 2000

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