Preventative Health Benefits of Tea

From the Show: Naturally Savvy
Summary: Studies show that tea can help you lose weight, fight cancer and stay heart healthy.
Air Date: 2/5/14
Duration: 10
Host: Andrea Donsky, RHN and Lisa Davis, MPH
Guest Bio: Cindi Bigelow
Cindi Bigelow is the 3rd generation President & CEO of family-owned Bigelow Tea, the U.S. market leader of specialty teas that produces over 1.6 billion tea bags annually. She holds a BS degree from Boston College, an MBA from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, and an Honorary Doctorate from University of New Haven.

Socially- and community-minded, she frequently makes appearances speaking to students and industry leaders, sharing insights on business ethics and career development, and has received numerous awards for her years of community service. Favorite pastimes include being with her children, skiing, tennis, yoga and drinking lots of tea.
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Preventative Health Benefits of Tea
Doris Day's Tea for Two made the beverage more popular than ever in the 1950's... but, did you know that tea has been around for thousands of years?

In fact, this aromatic beverage has some very preventative health benefits. That's right. You are drinking the brew of a vegetable.

There are many types of tea: green, oolog, black, just to name a few. Each has its own antioxidant levels, and all have some very viable healthy properties.

Studies show that tea can help you lose weight, fight cancer and stay heart healthy.

Cindi Bigelow, an expert in tea, joins Andrea to explain everything tea realted. Rest assured, you will be fascinated and may just want an extra cup!