New research published Wednesday found that drinking extremely hot tea is associated with an increased risk in cancer of the esophagus.
It’s known that the foods you choose can affect your risk for disease. A new study suggests that drinking tea may be good for you — if you’re a woman.
William Gorman, the chairman of the UK Tea and Infusions Association (so he knows his stuff!), claims that if you reboil water when making a cup of tea you could actually be spoiling the taste. The tea connoisseur told The Telegraph that boiling the same water more than once results in your cuppa tasting “dull.” And no one wants their tea to taste dull right? Maria Dawson, from Clearspring, believes that William Gorman could be right about reboiled water affecting the taste of tea.
Tactful marketing misleads many of us into making decisions that can have alarming effects on our blood sugar and cholesterol. This sweet summertime treat has 15.5 teaspoons of sugar, 12 grams saturated fat and 470 calories! To put that in perspective, a can of coke has about 10 teaspoons of sugar and 140 calories.
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), coffee does not cause cancer. What is more risky, however, is super hot drinks. The report warns that there is evidence that beverages consumed at or above 65°C (149°F), can cause oesophageal cancer because heat damage in the oesophagus from the hot drinks could allow cancer to develop.
Kylie Jenner, Hilary Duff and Vanessa Hudgens are just a few celebrities who have posted pictures with various brands of detox tea. All three are well-known, extremely fit and have millions of followers – making them the perfect marketing tool. The tea company websites are also quite convincing.
Beyond hand-washing, getting a good sleep, and staying active, are there any short-cuts to good health? What are the top five things that we can add in to our diet to boost our health, immunity and help us fight disease? Turmeric has powerful anti-inflammatory properties, and inflammation contributes to risk of diabetes, heart disease, cancer and arthritis.
The medical benefits of herbal tea have been practiced in many countries for centuries. The list of herbs that contain healing properties is long but worth the research.
With 2015 coming to an end, we thought it was time to take a look back at the words and phrases that dominated pop culture. Don’t get too attached to these, though – slang has a curious way of evolving, and these words may change meaning before you know it.
It seems like every day there’s news about the amazing health benefits of one or the other, but which one reigns supreme? (Photo: Getty Images)
Author: Summer FanousAs you snuggle up by the fire this winter, you’ll probably want to have a nice hot drink by your side to keep you company. Maybe you want to fight off disease – or maybe you just want a nice hot tea to soothe your throat. If you’re looking for something beyond your typical instant hot chocolate mix, click through the gallery above for hot drinks that will have you wishing for a blast of wintry weather to warm up from!Have any favourite cold-weather warm-up beverages? Tell us what they are on Twitter at @YahooStyleCA!
Us Brits don’t do everything right, but we are renowned for our afternoon teas. They’re elegant, sophisticated and seriously delicious. Remind us why we don’t have them more often? [Photos: Pinterest]