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Adding Green Tea to Your Diet Chart

Today, Tea is one of the commonly consumed drinks in the world, and its curative properties have been widely revealed. Camellia sinensis is the plant whose leaves and leaf buds is used to produce this common brew, (black and green tea). Black tea is a type of tea that is more oxidized than green tea. Unlike black tea, green tea production does not engage oxidation of tea leaves.  Black tea mostly, has stronger taste than the green tea. Whereas green tea usually goes down in its taste within a year, black tea holds its taste for more years. Hence, black tea has for a long been an object of business.  Even if green tea has newly seen a revival due to its alleged health benefits, black tea still accounts for majority of all the tea sold in the India and the West.
Green tea is produced from steaming fresh leaves at high temperatures, the chemical i.e. “polyphenols” found in the tea contain 30-40 % of the extractable particles of dehydrated green tea leaves. The green tea has epicatechin,…

Pillars Of Optimal Health – Sound Sleep And Balanced Diet

Poor dietary habits may contribute to the risk of death, either in their own right or together with problematic sleep. A study concluded that sound sleep may assist men live longer while women may only gain if they pursue a varied balanced diet. 
 The study explored the way a healthy diet contributes to the connection between sleep quality and death among elderly men and women. Women, who munch a diverse healthy diet, including food loaded with vitamin B6, could still survive longer notwithstanding the poor sleep habits. The study also learned that sleep played an important role in men's death than women's.
 Poor sleep is linked with greater morbidity and death, including causes of high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes and obesity. It is learned that for both genders, poor sleep was highly linked with reduced appetite, poor health, less able to chew, and less physical activity. These characteristics could add to lower overall nutritional quality and less foo…