–I have rarely hesitated to prescribe such natural products in my own medical practice. The same leaves of the same plant are used to make white, green, oolong, and black tea.
The primary difference is how they are processed; white being the least processed and black being the most. White, I showed that green tea has the most antioxidant power–unless you added lemon, in which case white tea pulls ahead. White Tea, green is pitted against white in a head-to-head test against a potent carcinogen found in grilled chicken.
Now officially incorporated into the Centers for Disease Control STD Treatment Guidelines, the topical application of green tea extracts on external genital warts results in an astounding 100% clearance in more than half the patients tested (see my 2-min. Her cancer was apparently reversed with topical green tea body wraps.
This builds on research into the dietary reversal of other cancers (see Cancer Reversal Through Diet? These examples are a testament to the Power of Plants.
It’s in line with research on cinnamon (The Safer Cinnamon), saffron (Saffron for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s), watermelon (Watermelon as Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction), flaxseeds (Just the Flax, Ma’am), and Indian gooseberries (Amla Versus Diabetes).
Since there are few or no downsides to plant food remedies–if anything, lots of positive side effects!
Drinking three or more cups of tea a day is as good for you as drinking plenty of water and may even have extra health benefits, say researchers.
The work in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition dispels the common belief that tea dehydrates.
But even if you had a really, really strong cup of tea or coffee, which is quite hard to make, you would still have a net gain of fluid.
The “less healthy beverages” line is likely an allusion to soda, about which I have a dozen videos including Food Industry “Funding Effect”, Mercury in Corn Syrup?
, Diet & Hyperactivity, and Is Sodium Benzoate Harmful?
Tea not only rehydrates as well as water does, but it can also protect against heart disease and some cancers, UK nutritionists found.
Experts believe flavonoids are the key ingredient in tea that promotes health.
For more on caffeine myths, see What About the Caffeine?