Tea in the News
- Black Tea May Fight Diabetes, Science Daily, July 28, 2009
"Researchers from the Tianjin Key Laboratory in China studied the polysaccharide levels of green, oolong and black teas and whether they could be used to treat diabetes."
- 3 Ways Green Tea Pays Off, Reader's Digest, June 2009
Iced tea is more than just cool, especially if it's freshly made green tea.
- Chemical found in green tea 'could help to treat leukaemia', Telegraph, May 26, 2009
An ingredient found in green tea could help to treat leukaemia, according to a new study.
- A County in China Sees Its Fortunes in Tea Leaves Until a Bubble Bursts, The New York Times, January 16, 2009
"...the collapse of the tea market turned thousands of farmers and dealers into paupers and provided the nation with a very pungent lesson about gullibility, greed and the perils of the speculative bubble."
- Modern Marvels: Tea, History Channel, December 13, 2006 (Season 12, Episode 49)
After water, tea is the second most popular drink in the world. It has been around as a drink for 5000 years, and 6 billion pounds of tea are harvested annually.
- Brewing up potential anti-cancer drugs from green tea, John Innes Centre, March, 2005
"...a naturally occurring polyphenol (EGCG) isolated from green tea leaves inhibits the growth of cancer cells, in vitro, when present at the low concentrations found in the blood and other tissues of green tea drinkers."