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Research Review: Could Green Tea Actually Be Bad For YOU?

Research Review: Could Green Tea Actually Be Bad For YOU?
Green tea has received a lot of positive media attention in recent years. But is it really good for everyone? Not necessarily. There is a group of people for whom green tea may be hazardous. And given green tea’s popularity these days, it’s critical to share this information with anyone interested in health. Green tea has a wealth of research behind it demonstrating a number of health-promoting benefits including anti-inflammatory, anti-carcinogenic and antioxidant properties. Many of green tea’s benefits are due to its effects on the immune system, which is also where it can cause problems. But before telling you how green tea impacts the immune system, let’s take a quick look at a simplified version of how it works. Should you banish this harmless-looking substance from your pantry? A primer on the immune system The immune system is composed of white blood cells, which are then differentiated into five different type of immune cells. Let’s say you cut yourself with a dirty knife. Conclusion

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Feeding Time // Diabetes Reversal // Weight Maintenance Here is a recap of some of the most interesting stories in science and health that we’ve been reading and discussing over the past week – focusing on regulation of body fat and blood sugar. First, a group of Japanese researchers demonstrated how circadian misalignment, caused by shifted feeding patterns, can wreak metabolic havoc. Perhaps more importantly, they uncovered what precisely is happening inside of the brain and body to at least partially cause this. Next, we look at an English study, which revealed a way to that we might be able to put diabetes in remission – without drugs. Finally, we all know that losing weight is hard, and keeping it off can be even harder. Does the struggle ever get easier?

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