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Drink Black Tea, Prevent Diabetes?

Posted November 7th, 2012 at 6:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Coffee or tea? Tea – especially black tea – might be a better choice. A mathematical analysis found that the prevalence of type 2 diabetes is low in countries where people drink a lot of black tea. The disease — a chronic, life-threatening condition that reduces the body’s ability to turn sugar, or glucose, into […]

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Nuclear-Tainted Tea Found at Five Japanese Plants

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 4:00 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in the Japanese prefecture of Shizuoka have asked five tea manufacturing plants to stop shipping green tea leaves after they were found to contain excessive levels of a radioactive material. The tea leaves contained 580 to 650 becquerels of radioactive cesium per kilogram, above the legal limit of 500 becquerels. The product was tested […]