Tea & Health

Tea is an ancient beverage loved by people around the world. Black tea is the brew of choice in North America and Western Europe while Green and Oolong teas are popular in Asian countries. All these teas come from the Camellia sinensis plant and are linked to the potential health benefits.

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  • #DrinkTea Campaign#DrinkTea! is a campaign to support the growing interest in tea within Canada and beyond. Join the campaign and share the love of tea.
  • Tea - A Healthy Beverage ChoiceThe scientific evidence continues to mount about the numerous health benefits of drinking tea. Hundreds of recent scientific research studies have found many potential health attributes associated with tea.
  • Resource MaterialsEasy to use evidence based information for client education about tea and health.
  • Daily Healthy Beverage GuidelinesThese guidelines will help you make smarter decisions about your beverage consumption.
  • Tea and CancerResearch has found that the flavonoids in tea protect cells from damage caused by free radicals and other carcinogens by acting as antioxidants and helping the body rid itself of carcinogens.
  • Tea and Cardiovascular HealthDrinking tea regularly as part of a healthy lifestyle may help maintain a healthy heart.
  • Tea and Health Scientific Research SummaryFollowing is a sample of the hundreds of scientific studies published in recent years about the health benefits of tea.
  • Fifth International Scientific Symposium on Tea & Human HealthSeptember 19, 2012 plenary session on new and emerging science regarding the effects of tea in promoting health and reducing the risk of chronic disease.
  • Tea and Health FAQSimple explanations to common consumer questions about tea.

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