Posts Tagged ‘antioxidants’

Acai

Botanical Information Açai (pronounced ah-sigh-EE) is a palm tree native to Central and South America. It produces a reddish-purple berry that is related to the blueberry and cranberry. Promoted as a “superfood” due to its high antioxidant content and is marketed for weight-loss and anti-aging purposes. It is available as juices, powders, tablets and capsules.Features…

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Teas

The tea bush known as Camellia sinensis grows in loose, deep, acid soil, at high altitude, with summer and autumn rain, in a little heat and little wind. In these harsh climatic conditions most plants die but the tea bush flourishes fantastically. The finest tea comes from elevations of 900 to 2100 meters. Tea is…

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Green Tea

Botanical  Information All types of tea (green, black, white, and oolong) are produced from the Camellia sinensis plant using different methods. Fresh leaves from this plant are steamed to produce green tea. Green tea is thought to have the highest concentration of powerful antioxidants called polyphenols. Features & Benefits Several population-based clinical studies have shown…

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Cranberry

Botanical Information Cranberries are the fruit of a native plant of North America. The berries are used to produce beverages and many other food products, as well as dietary supplements in the form of extracts, capsules, or tablets. Features & Benefits Helps prevent urinary tract infections by prohibiting adherence of bacteria to the mucosal cells…

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