Tuesday, October 19, 2004

Green tea article in HMO publication

The fall issue of Senior Outlook, published by not-for-profit HMO Kaiser Permanente, has on page 2 an article entitled “Tea Time.” It discusses studies suggesting that tea may help reduce the risk of certain cancers, prevent cavities, and help you lose weight. Dietician Renee D. Cowen, R.D., is quoted often in the article, which recommends green tea over fermented teas, such as English tea: “Compared to fermented tea, teas that aren't fermented [green tea] contain more of the antioxidants believed to be responsible for tea's many health benefits.” So there you are: Yet another study verifying the many health benefits of drinking green tea!

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