Research News

October, 2012 Issue

Green Tea, Steeped in Health

Sipping a cup of green tea, whether hot, cold, or as a bottled beverage, is becoming increasingly popular for Americans—intake has more than doubled in the past four years. Today, you can find green tea in everything from shampoo and face creams to muffins and ice cream. Popular in Asia, this plant-based beverage has a lot to offer: a bold, exotic flavor profile, a light nutritional profile with zero calories, and an increasing body of research demonstrating potential health benefits.

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