“Drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water every day.” You’ve likely been hearing that mantra forever, and it’s worthy advice for staying hydrated. But is “eight glasses per day” a science-based recommendation—or one of those old axioms repeated so often that it’s become known as fact? The truth is, there are
Tag: healthy beverages
Tea is hot—figuratively and (sometimes) literally. It’s the second-most consumed beverage in the world, following only water. In the United States, sales of tea reached $11.5 billion in 2015. Green tea is particularly trendy, and with good reason. The benefits of green tea have been well documented and reported in
Some in the media have touted apple cider vinegar as a miracle cure-all. Wishful thinking, sadly. Miracle cure-alls are few and far between. Having said that, there is some research that supports apple cider vinegar’s use in certain conditions. So let’s delve into the science—limited though it may be—of this
Whether you’re trying to lose weight or simply adopt a healthier lifestyle, watching what you drink is a must. To help you, we’ve created a list of five beverages that experts will tell you are the worst drinks for your body:
1. Sodas & Diet Sodas
Sodas rank No. 1 among the
It isn’t just green tea that is good for your health; black tea benefits your heart by lowering triglycerides, cholesterol, and blood pressure too.
Now that you understand the dietary strategies that support cardiovascular and cognitive health, you can put these principles to work.
Putting the Menu Into Practice
Use the sample menus in this chapter and the recipes in Chapter 6 as a general guide for foods to include in a heart- and brain-healthy eating
Matcha, a powdered form of green tea leaves, may be even better for you than green tea itself. Here are seven ideas for how to use matcha powder to help you take advantage of these fabulous matcha tea benefits.
Finally! A safe and effective herbal remedy for losing weight. Scientific evidence proves drinking green tea for weight loss really works. Even if you don’t like the taste of green tea, you can take green tea supplements to achieve the weight loss benefits. Here’s how…
The variety and magnitude of green tea health benefits are stunning. Find out what makes green tea so amazing for health and learn how you can optimize green tea’s health benefits yourself.