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Everyone has heard of Green Tea and the claims for its health benefits (see my previous post – A Smarter Cuppa), but how about White Tea (and I don’t mean normal tea with milk in it!)? Well, you might just want to read on.
White Tea is the least processed and most delicate of all of the teas. Similar to Green Tea, White Tea comes from the Camellia Sinensis plant and has high levels of Catechins which can reduce the formation of atherosclerotic plaques and the severity of strokes, but White Tea’s levels manage to outstrip even Green’s. Read more..
With the summer holidays and BBQ season not too far away, this one may be of special interest for those of you who would like to watch not just how much alcohol you drink, but also on what you drink. For those of you that don’t drink alcohol at all, either for religious or health reasons, then I’m sure you’ll still know someone who does.
If you’ve ever wondered why some drinks affect you worse than others, and why mixing your drinks is a bad idea, then here’s the answer.
It is great that you have been making the effort by regularly going to the gym or working out, however this does NOT give you licence to up the calories and indulge even more than before.
Many people are unaware that consuming 3,500 calories a week over and above your body’s requirements will equate to gaining 1lb of fat per week. This also means that the reverse is true and that a calorie deficit of 500 calories per day less than your body requires means you lose 1lb of body fat a week.