Health Benefits of Green Tea

Table of Contents[Hide][Show] Green tea wasn’t always my first choice when it came to tea, but now that I know more about the amazing health benefits of green tea it is one of my favorite coffee alternatives. This health-promoting herbal tea has been used by various cultures around the world for thousands of years, and now research confirms that it can help fight certain cancers, promote a healthy weight, support brain function, and more. So yes, green tea is as healthy as they say! Read on to find out why. Health…

Accelerating gains in abdominal fat during menopause tied to heart disease risk — ScienceDaily

Women who experience an accelerated accumulation of abdominal fat during menopause are at greater risk of heart disease, even if their weight stays steady, according to a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health-led analysis published today in the journal Menopause. The study — based on a quarter century of data collected on hundreds of women — suggests that measuring waist circumference during preventive health care appointments for midlife women could be an early indicator of heart disease risk beyond the widely used body mass index (BMI) — which…